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The Foundations of Modern Science in the Middle Ages
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Preface; 1. The Roman Empire and the first six centuries of Christianity; 2. The new beginning: the age of translation in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries; 3. The medieval university; 4. What the Middle Ages inherited from Aristotle; 5. The reception and impact of Aristotelian learning and the reaction of the Church and its theologians; 6. What the Middle Ages did with its Aristotelian legacy; 7. Medieval natural philosophy, Aristotelians, and Aristotelianism; 8. How the foundations of early modern science were laid in the Middle Ages.

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This 1997 book views the substantive achievements of the Middle Ages as they relate to early modern science.

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"This masterful study affirms the traditional view of the beginning of modern science -- with its emphasis upon experimentation, its concept of the progress and perpetuation of science, and its actual institutionalization -- in seventeenth-century Europe." Bradford B. Blaine, Historian

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