Sambursky describes the development of scientific conceptions and theories in the centuries following Aristotle until the close of antiquity in the sixth century A.D.
Originally published in 1987.
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Table of Contents:
- FrontMatter, pg. i
- CONTENTS, pg. v
- PREFACE, pg. vii
- INTRODUCTION, pg. ix
- I. SPACE AND TIME, pg. 1
- II. MATTER, pg. 21
- III. SUBLUNAR MECHANICS, pg. 62
- IV. MODES OF PHYSICAL ACTION, pg. 99
- V. CELESTIAL PHYSICS, pg. 122
- VI. THE UNITY OF HEAVEN AND EARTH, pg. 154
- NOTES, pg. 176
- SOURCES, pg. 179
- INDEX OF PASSAGES QUOTED, pg. 181
- GENERAL INDEX, pg. 185
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