The Birth of Modern Science
June 2001, ©2001, Wiley-Blackwell
4. The Unseen World.
5. A New Universe.
8. Countless Other Worlds.
9. Mechanical Philosophy.
10. Chemical Philosophy.
11. Magnetic Philosophy.
12. The Heart and Generation.
13. Time and Nature.
15. Instruments and Theories.
- A lively introduction to the birth of modern science exploring clashes between science and tradition.
- Covers the key discoveries and experiments that advanced modern science.
- Discusses the ideas that accompanied scientific advances, including the effects on religion and the view of God.
"The greatest strength of this work comes out of Rossi's extensive and deep knowledge of the primary sources that he analyzes throughout. His discussions of key texts and of the positions of significant figures are detailed and useful. He provides clear summaries of an impressive number of texts... The nonspecialists targeted as the readers of this work will discover early modern science to be a richly complex and fascinating subject that can be studied with an abundance of primary sources." Pamela O. Long, in Isis