The Invention of Science A New History of the Scientific Revolution by David Wootton

The Invention of Science A New History of the Scientific Revolution

The Invention of Science A New History of the Scientific Revolution by David Wootton

Contents of The Invention of Science

  • Modern Minds
  • The Idea of the Scientific Revolution
  • PART ONE
  • The Heavens and the Earth
  • Inventing Discovery
  • Planet Earth
  • PART TWO
  • Seeing is Believing
  • The Mathematization of the World
  • Gulliver’s Worlds
  • PART THREE
  • Making Knowledge
  • Facts
  • Experiments
  • Laws
  • Hypotheses/Theories
  • Evidence and Judgement
  • Birth of the Modern
  • Machines
  • The Disenchantment of the World
  • Knowledge is Power
  • CONCLUSION
  • The Invention of Science
  • In Defiance of Nature
  • These Postmodern Days
  • ‘What Do I Know?’
  • Some Longer Notes
  • A Note on Greek and Medieval ‘Science’
  • A Note on Religion
  • Wittgenstein: No Relativist
  • Notes on Relativism and Relativists
  • A Note on Dates and Quotations
  • A Note on the Internet

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