To explain the world : the discovery of modern science
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New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015].
Edition
First edition.
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xiv, 416 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
NF 509 WEINBER 2015

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English
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9780062346650 (hbk.), 9780062346650, 0062346652

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-393) and index.
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"Weinberg takes us across centuries from ancient Miletus to medieval Baghdad and Oxford, from Plato's Academy and the Museum of Alexandria to the cathedral school of Chartres and the Royal Society of London. He shows that the scientists of ancient and medieval times not only did not understand what we understand about the world--they did not understand what there is to understand, or how to understand it. Yet over the centuries, through the struggle to solve such mysteries as the curious backward movement of the planets and the rise and fall of the tides, the modern discipline of science eventually emerged"--Amazon.com.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Weinberg, S. (2015). To explain the world: the discovery of modern science (First edition.). Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-2021. 2015. To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science. New York, NY: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-2021. To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science New York, NY: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Weinberg, Steven. To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science First edition., Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.

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