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Published: 23 October 2008

576 Pages | numerous figures


ISBN: 9780199550012

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The Emergence of a Scientific Culture

Science and the Shaping of Modernity 1210-1685

Stephen Gaukroger

Science and the Shaping of Modernity

  • Eminent author who has written widely on the history of science and the history of philosophy
  • Original account of the development of science in the early modern era
  • Topical discussion of relations between religion and science
  • Sheds light on the standing of science in modern culture
  • Essential background for readers of popular science