The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China and the West

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Cambridge University Press, 18 ago. 2003 - 425 páginas
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Toby Huff examines the long-standing question of why modern science arose only in the West and not in the civilizations of Islam and China, despite the fact that medieval Islam and China were more scientifically advanced. Huff explores the cultural contexts within which science was practiced in Islam, China, and the West. He finds major clues in the history of law and the European cultural revolution of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, as to why the ethos of science arose in the West and permitted the breakthrough to modern science that did not occur elsewhere. First Edition Hb (1993): 0-521-43496-3 First Edition Pb (1995): 0-521-49833-3

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Toby E. Huff is professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. He is editor of "On the Roads to Modernity: Conscience, Science and Civilization--Selected Writings" by Benjamin Nelson and the author of "Max Weber and the Methodology of the Social Sciences and The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China, and the West.

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