By Georgia L. Irby
A significant other to technological know-how, expertise, and drugs in historic Greece and Rome brings a clean point of view to the learn of those disciplines within the historical international, with 60 chapters interpreting those issues from a number of severe and technical views. Brings a clean standpoint to the research of technological know-how, expertise, and drugs within the historical international, with 60 chapters analyzing those themes from quite a few serious and technical views starts off assurance in six hundred BCE and contains sections at the later Roman Empire and past, that includes dialogue of the transmission and reception of those rules into the Renaissance Investigates key disciplines, strategies, and routine in historical technological know-how, expertise, and medication in the old, cultural, and philosophical contexts of Greek and Roman society Organizes its content material in halves: the 1st specializes in mathematical and common sciences the second one specializes in cultural functions and interdisciplinary topics.
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See West 1971, 1–77, 206–208; KRS 47–49; Aristotle Metaphysics 1091b; Penwill 1974; West 1963, 154–156; West 1971; Vernant 1965. Chapter 2 Matter Daniel W. Graham 1. Introduction Matter is one of the basic concepts of modern science. It played a large role in ancient philosophical theories in a time when philosophy and science were still connected. Aristotle made the most important contributions to the understanding of matter, but the concept had a history both before and after him. By seeing what problems the ancient concept of matter solved, we can appreciate the origins of the theory of matter.
A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome by Georgia L. Irby