A History of Science, Technology, and Philosophy in the 16th, 17th and 18th Centuries
- List Price: $742.00
- Binding: Hardcover
- Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group
- Publish date: 03/01/1999
- ISBN: 9781855065741
- ISBN10: 1855065746
Tracing the origins and development of the achievements of the modern age, it is the story of the birth and growth of the modern mind. A thoroughly comprehensive sourcebook, it deals with all the important developments in science and many of the innovations in the social sciences, British and Continental philosophy and psychology. Wolf's exposition is clear and accessible. As well as its comprehensive treatment of the practical innovations, it includes a wealth of biographical information to give a human aspect to the extensive canvas. A mine of useful information that will be repeatedly used for reference, it is also lavishly illustrated throughout.
Subject covered include Mathematics, Mechanics, Astronomy, Physics, Meteorology, Chemistry, Geology, Geography, Biology, Psychology, Economics, Statistics, Philosophy, Technology, Social Sciences.