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Published: 07 January 2011

464 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199594931

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The Collapse of Mechanism and the Rise of Sensibility

Science and the Shaping of Modernity, 1680-1760

Stephen Gaukroger

Science and the Shaping of Modernity

  • Eminent author who has written widely on the history of science and the history of philosophy
  • Ambitious study of early modern thought
  • Follow-up to The Emergence of a Scientific Culture -- but written to be read independently