A History of Science — Volume 2
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A History of Science — Volume 2

By Henry Smith Williams
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Volume 2: The beginnings of modern science

Table of Contents
  • A HISTORY OF SCIENCE
  • A HISTORY OF SCIENCE
    • BOOK II. THE BEGINNINGS OF MODERN SCIENCE
    • I. SCIENCE IN THE DARK AGE
    • II. MEDIAEVAL SCIENCE AMONG THE ARABIANS
    • III. MEDIAEVAL SCIENCE IN THE WEST
    • IV. THE NEW COSMOLOGY—COPERNICUS TO KEPLER AND GALILEO
    • V. GALILEO AND THE NEW PHYSICS
    • VI. TWO PSEUDO-SCIENCES—ALCHEMY AND ASTROLOGY
    • VII. FROM PARACELSUS TO HARVEY
      • PARACELSUS
    • VIII. MEDICINE IN THE SIXTEENTH AND SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES
    • IX. PHILOSOPHER-SCIENTISTS AND NEW INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING
    • X. THE SUCCESSORS OF GALILEO IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE
    • XI. NEWTON AND THE COMPOSITION OF LIGHT
    • XII. NEWTON AND THE LAW OF GRAVITATION
    • XIII. INSTRUMENTS OF PRECISION IN THE AGE OF NEWTON
    • XIV. PROGRESS IN ELECTRICITY FROM GILBERT AND VON GUERICKE TO FRANKLIN
    • XV. NATURAL HISTORY TO THE TIME OF LINNAEUS
    • APPENDIX
      • REFERENCE LIST
    • CHAPTER I
      • SCIENCE IN THE DARK AGE
    • CHAPTER III
      • MEDIAEVAL SCIENCE IN THE WEST
    • CHAPTER IV
      • THE NEW COSMOLOGY—COPERNICUS TO KEPLER AND GALILEO
    • CHAPTER V
    • CHAPTER VI
      • TWO PSEUDO-SCIENCES—ALCHEMY AND ASTROLOGY
    • CHAPTER VII
      • FROM PARACELSUS TO HARVEY
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • MEDICINE IN THE SIXTEENTH AND SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES
    • CHAPTER IX
      • PHILOSOPHER-SCIENTISTS AND NEW INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING
    • CHAPTER X
      • THE SUCCESSORS OF GALILEO IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE
    • CHAPTER XI
      • NEWTON AND THE COMPOSITION OF LIGHT
    • CHAPTER XII
      • NEWTON AND THE LAW OF GRAVITATION
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • PROGRESS IN ELECTRICITY FROM GILBERT AND VON GUERICKE TO FRANKLIN
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