The beginnings of Western science the European scientific tradition in philosophical, religious, and institutional context, 600 B.C. to A.D. 1450 by David C. Lindberg

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  • Science, Ancient -- History,
  • Science, Medieval -- History

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StatementDavid C. Lindberg.
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Paginationxviii, 455 p. :
Number of Pages455
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Open LibraryOL23261093M
ISBN 100226482308, 0226482316

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