Three scientific revolutions : how they transformed our conceptions of reality / Richard H. Schlagel.

Author
Schlagel, Richard H., 1925- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2015.
Description
292 pages ; 22 cm

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
The first transition owing to the natural philosophic inquiries during the Greek Hellenic and Hellenistic period -- The second transition owing to the creation of modern classical science -- The culminating achievement of Newton -- The eighteenth and nineteenth centuries advances including inquiries in magnetism and electricity -- The origins of chemistry and modern atomism -- Transition to the third reality in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries -- Construction of the atom in the twentieth century -- The impending fourth transition along with the future prospects of science.
ISBN
  • 9781633880320 (pbk.)
  • 163388032X (pbk.)
LCCN
2015001969
OCLC
893890568
RCP
N - S

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