Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity

by Mott T. Greene

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • Epistemology, theory of knowledge,
  • History of science,
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Science,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Philosophy,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Epistemology,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • Science / History,
  • History,
  • Ancient - General
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7870581M
ISBN 100801863716
ISBN 109780801863714

Green, M.T. () Natural knowledge in preclassical antiquity. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, p. [Includes an excellent discussion of the theory that Hesiod's Battle of the Titans is based on the eruption of Thera.] Luce, J.V. () Lost Atlantis. New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, p. Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity and Geology in the Nineteenth Century: Changing View of a Changing World (Cornell History of Science Series). Robert G. Albertson () Bob Albertson was a pioneering liberal arts educator who left his mark on Puget Sound and its students in innumerable ways. Books. Shopping Cart Order Status Log In. Search Results. Search. Sort by. Results per page. Showing 1 - 10 of results. A History of the Thermometer and Its Use in Meteorology Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity. Mott T. Greene. Paperback. . Bertrand Russell's Theory of Knowledge by Elizabeth Ramsden Eames; Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity by Mott T. Greene; Searle and Foucault on Truth by C. G. Prado; Human Factual Knowledge by Mark Levensky; Representational Mind: A Study of Kant's Theory of Knowledge (Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy) by Richard E.

The theme In the main, historians and philosophers of science have come to differentiate between the Scientific Revolution and scientific revolutions. The former term generally refers to the great movement of thought and action associated with the theoretical and practical pursuits of Nicolaus Copernicus (), Galileo Galilei (), Johannes Kepler () and Isaac Newton Author: Mikuláš Teich. Reviews "The definitive biography of Alfred Wegener—and a great read." "In this book Mott Greene has ably explained every detail of Wegener’s ideas and research and has created a well-deserved tribute to one of the most creative and energetic scientists of the twentieth century." Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity. Previous. Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Anti- quity. By Mott T. Greene. Johns Hopkins University Press: Pp. $, £ Morr Greene is a brilliant and original investigator of ancient enigmas. This lucid and thoroughly accessible book contains seven essays exploring aspects of knowledge in antiquity up to the time of Plato. Knowledge of volcanic processes provides unique input to the interpretation of oral traditions (e.g., Vitaliano, ), such as Russell Blong's () comprehensive book on “Time of darkness” legends from the New Guinea highlands and Mott Greene's () interpretation of the Battle of the Titans in Hesiod's Theogony in the context of the Cited by:

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In this small book Mott T. Greene, a historian of the earth sciences,turns his attention to what may seem to be the rather remote world of preclassical studies.

The interesting result is "a series of meditations on the relationships between mythology and natural knowledge both in antiquity and in the present" (p.

xi).Cited by: In this small book Mott T. Greene, a historian of the earth sciences,turns his attention to what may seem to be the rather remote world of preclassical studies.

The interesting result is "a series of meditations on the relationships between mythology and natural knowledge both in antiquity and in the present" (p. xi).5/5(4). The Paperback of the Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity by Mott T Greene at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity Mott T. Greene In describing the origins of modern "science," historians often fail to appreciate or misread how the ancients understood and used significant expressions of "natural knowledge.".

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Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity: : Professor Mott T. Greene PhD: Libros en idiomas Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity book. In the course of writing Alfred Wegener: Science, Exploration, and the Theory of Continental Drift, Greene traveled to every place that Alfred Wegener lived and worked – to Berlin, rural Brandenburg, Marburg, Hamburg, and Heidelberg in Germany; to Innsbruck and Graz in Austria; and onto the Greenland Range: £ - £ In describing the origins of modern "science," historians often fail to appreciate or misread how the ancients understood and used significant expressions of "natural knowledge." Few read the story of the cyclops, for example, as useful advice about where to travel and settle -- and where not to.

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Pris: kr. Häftad, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity av Mott T Greene på Mott T. Greene is the John B. Magee Distinguished Professor in the Honors Program at the University of Puget Sound. He is the author of Geology in the Nineteenth Century: Changing Views of a Changing World.

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Few read. John M. Riddle; Mott T. Greene. Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xix, $, The AmericaAuthor: John M. Riddle. He explored this particular theme in his book, Geology in the Nineteenth Century (), and has pursued it since in a study of the natural-scientific content of nature mythology in his book, Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity ().

Greene has recently completed a biography of the Arctic explorer and geophysicist, Alfred Wegener, and is currently researching such topics as the. On Deep History and the Brain by Daniel Lord Smail University of California Press, Berkeley, pp.

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Ghazanfar. The history of science in classical antiquity encompasses both those inquiries into the workings of the universe aimed at such practical goals as establishing a reliable calendar or determining how to cure a variety of illnesses and those abstract investigations known as natural ancient peoples who are considered the first scientists may have thought of themselves as natural.

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Natural Knowledge in. This is from "Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity" by Mott T. Greene (Johns Hopkins University). The "ancients," as we generically refer.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Geology in the Nineteenth Century, Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity, Alfred Wegener.

Preclassical Antiquity Mott Greene's Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity () displays a time when people lived in an oral culture and were in close contact with their natural surroundings as. © ETANA. Support for ETANA has been provided by funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (8/00 to 2/02, 6/01 to 8/02) and the National Science Foundation.

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