By George Sarton
Although technology didn't commence in historical Greece (millennia of labor in Egypt, Mesopotamia, and different areas preceded Greek efforts) it truly is however real that methodic, rational research of the traditional universe originated mostly with early Hellenic thinkers. hence, the foremost a part of this e-book is of necessity dedicated to Greece. Drawing anywhere attainable on unique resources, Dr. Sarton, one of many world's most effective historians of technology, paints a vibrant and illuminating photo of arithmetic, astronomy, physics, biology, medication, and different sciences as they emerged from the mists of prehistory and finally flourished in the context of Greek society.
Part 3 specializes in the extreme Greek thinkers of the fourth century B.C.: Plato and the Academy, Aristotle, Xenophon and so on, together with such vital faculties of concept because the cynics, stoics, skeptics, and epicureans. significant cognizance is given to arithmetic, astronomy and physics, usual sciences and drugs, Aristotelian humanities, and historiography and different issues.
"Of nice price to the overall historian and a thrilling, arresting tale for the lay reader. — The Yale Review
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