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The Origins of Modern Science

About The Book

From Simon & Schuster, Herbert Butterfield's The Origins of Modern Science chronicles the history of contemporary scientific theory.

In The Origins of Modern Science Professor Herbert Butterfield argues that past scientific achievements cannot be viewed through the filter of 20th century eyes, but can be understood only in the historical and political context of an era.

About The Author

Sir Herbert Butterfield was a historian and philosopher of history, who was Regius Professor of Modern History and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Free Press (April 1, 1997)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780684836379

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