By Bernard Lightman
The Wiley Blackwell spouse to the historical past of Science is a unmarried quantity significant other that discusses the historical past of technology because it is completed at the present time, delivering a survey of the debates and matters that dominate present scholarly dialogue, with contributions from prime foreign scholars.
- Provides a single-volume review of present scholarship within the background of technology edited by means of one of many best figures within the field
- Features 40 essays by way of prime foreign students delivering an summary of the main debates and advancements within the heritage of science
- Reflects the shift in the direction of deeper historic contextualization in the field
- Helps speak and combine views from the heritage of technology with different components of historic inquiry
- Includes dialogue of non-Western topics that are built-in during the chapters
- Divided into 4 sections in accordance with key analytic different types that replicate new techniques within the field
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800 – c. ” This group concentrated on the works of Plato, Aristotle, and the theological writings of the late ancient Platonic philosophers who had developed creative methods of reinterpreting authors like Plato, Aristotle, and Ptolemy in order to create a new synthesis of their often incompatible views. The motivation of al-Kind¯ı and his associates in creating these translations and epitomes was, no doubt, a desire for new information and arguments in their project of creating a Neoplatonic philosophy that was compatible with what they took to be the tenets of Islam (Gutas 1998, 145–7).
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A companion to the history of science by Bernard Lightman