Author Biography: Malcolm Oster is Staff Tutor at the Open University.
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About the Author
MALCOLM OSTER is a Staff Tutor and Lecturer in History of Science at the Open University.
Table of Contents
Introduction.- Europe's Awakening.- Copernicus and his Revolution.- The Spread of Copernicanism in Northern Europe.- Crisis in Italy.- Iberian Science.- Science from the Earth in Central Europe.- French Science in the Seventeenth Century.- Science in Seventeenth-Century England.- Scientific Academies across Europe.- The Reception of Newtonianism across Europe.- Science in the Scottish Enlightenment.- Science on the Fringe of Europe: Eighteenth-Century Sweden.- Science in orthodox Europe.- Establishing Science in Eighteenth-Century Europe.- The Chemical Revolution.- Conclusions.
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