Science Deified and Science Defied: The Historical Signifcance of Science in Western Culture, Volume 2

By: RICHARD OLSON

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Richard Olson's magisterial two-volume work, Science Deified and Science Defied asks how, why, to what extent, and with what consequences scientific ideas have influenced Western culture. In Volume 2, Olson turns to Cartesianism and the extension of mathematical and mechanical philosophies that branched into every aspect of seventeenth-century thought.

Title:: Science Deified and Science Defied: The Historical Signifcance of Science in Western Culture, Volume 2

Author:: RICHARD OLSON

Categories: Science,

Publisher: University of California Press: 1995-03-03

ISBN Number:: 0520201671

ISBN Number: 13: 9780520201675

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 20070829120909