A History of Science and Its Relations with Philosophy and Religion

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CUP Archive, 1961 - Science - 576 pages
This famous book, first published in 1929 was considerably revised and enlarged in its fourth edition, which is being reprinted now. This edition had the addition of a postscript by Professor I. Bernard Cohen containing a list of reading, with comments on them to guide the readers.
 

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i found a copy of this from the fifties in my attic lol

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I took a history of science course that used Dampier's book as text. I came to the belief that science arose from religion, not the other way around. The modern narrative that religion came after science is not based on historical facts. stephencwhitcomb@gmail.com

Contents

Science in the Ancient World
1
The Middle Ages
28
The Renaissance
30
The Newtonian Epoch
146
The Eighteenth Century
178
NineteenthCentury Physics
200
NineteenthCentury Biology
252
NineteenthCentury Science and Philosophic Thought
288
Further Development in Biology and Anthropology
321
The New Era in Physics
369
The Stellar Universe
432
Scientific Philosophy and its Outlook
455
Postscript by I Bernard Cohen
503
Index
521
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