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  • Whitney, Elspeth.
  • Science, Medieval.
  • Technology -- History -- To 1500.
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    Medieval science and technology / Elspeth Whitney.
    by Whitney, Elspeth.
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    Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
  • Science, Medieval.
  • Technology -- History -- To 1500.
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    0313325197 (alk. paper)
    ix, 258 p. ; 25 cm.
    Overview and history: the classical tradition and the Middle Ages -- Institutional history: the High and Late Middle Ages -- Aristotle, Plato, and the medieval scientific worldwiew -- The exact sciences -- The biological and earth sciences -- Medieval technology -- The impact of medieval science and technology -- Adelard of Bath -- Albertus Magnus (Albert the Great) -- Alhazen (Ibn-al-Haythan) -- Aristotle -- Avicenna (Ibn Sina) -- Roger Bacon -- Thomas Bradwardine -- Filippo Brunelleschi -- John Buridan -- Giovanni Dondi -- Leonardo Fibonacci (Leonardo of Pisa) -- Galen of Pergamum -- Gerard of Cremona -- Robert Grosseteste -- Hildegard of Bingen -- Isidore of Seville -- Nicole Oresme -- Peter Peregrinus (Peter of Maricourt) -- Plato -- Claudius Ptolemy -- Trotula -- Aristotle On final causes in nature; from the Physics -- Galen (129-199 or 200) On female physiology and inferiority -- Trotula On the diseases of women (eleventh century) -- Adelard of Bath (c. 1080-1142) On the important scientific questions in the twelfth century; from his Questions on natural science -- Albertus Magnus (c. 1193-1280) On animals: the rabbits and spiders -- Guy de Chauliac (c. 1290-c. 1367-70), medieval surgeon, On what makes a good doctor -- A medieval herbal (thirteenth century) -- Nicole Oresme (c. 1325-82) and Arguments for the diurnal rotation of the Earth -- Hugh of St. Victor On the mechanical arts -- Roger Bacon (c. 1219-92) on experimental science; from the Opus maius -- A Cistercian monk praises the mechanized water system of Clairvaux Abbey -- Medieval alchemy.
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