Table of contents for The scientific revolution : a brief history with documents / Margaret C. Jacob.


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Foreword
Preface
List of Illustrations
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PART ONE. INTRODUCTION: THE EVOLUTION AND
_ IMPACT OF THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION
_Why Did the Scientific Revolution Happen?
_Aristotle, Ptolemy, and their Early Modern Defenders
_Exploration and Technological Innovation
_The Emergence of the Scientific Revolution
_The New Science
_The Mechanical Philosophy
_Newtonian Science
_Reconciling, Science, Religion, and Magic
_Spreading the Scientific Revolution
_Conclusion: The Long Road to Acceptance
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PART TWO: THE DOCUMENTS___
_1. Nicolaus Copernicus, On the Revolution of the Heavenly
______ Orbs, 1543
_2. Francis Bacon, The Advancement of Learning, 1605
_3._Francis Bacon, The Great Instauration, 1620__
_4. Galileo Galilei, The Starry Messenger, 1610
_5. William Harvey, On The Motion Of The Heart And Blood
______ In Animals, 1628
_6. Rene; Descartes, Discourse on Method, 1637
_7. Robert Boyle, New Experiments Physico-Mechanical, 1660
_8. Robert Boyle, A Free-Enquiry into the Vulgarly Received
______ Notion of Nature, 1686
_9. Anthony van Leeuwenhoek, Of the Formation of the Teeth in
_____ Several Animals; the Structure of the Human Teeth
_____ Explained…., 1683
_10. Isaac Newton, Letter to Philosophical Transactions of the
________ Royal Society, 1672
_11. Isaac Newton, Selections from Principia, 1687
_12. Isaac Newton, Thirty-first Query to the Opticks, 1718
_13. Christiaan Huygens, The Celestial Worlds Discovered, 1698
_14. Maria Sibylla Merian, Letter of 1702
_15. Maria Sibylla Merian, Butterfly, Hawk-moth, Caterpillar
_16. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1713-14
_17. Jean Desaguliers, Physico-Mechanical Lectures, 1717_
_18. Benjamin Franklin, Experiments and Observations on
________ Electricity Made in Philadelphia in America, 1751
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Appendixes______________
___ A Chronology of the Scientific Revolution (1514-1752)
___ Questions for Consideration
___ Selected Bibliography
Index



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Science -- History.