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The Genesis of Science: The Story of Greek…

The Genesis of Science: The Story of Greek Imagination

by Stephen Bertman

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the Greek emphasis on rationalism-a conviction that human reason could successfully unravel the mysteries of nature and make sense of the cosmos
an early form of humanism-a pride and confidence in human potential despite the frailty and brief tenure of individual lives
the drive to excel in every arena from the battlefield to the Olympic Games and arts competition
an insatiable curiosity that sought understanding of both human nature and the world
a fierce love of freedom and individualism that promoted freedom of thought - the prelude to science
(save for when have time to focus on this one, till then ponder the above
  lindap69 | Apr 5, 2013 |
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Bertman's lively narrative captures the Greeks' genius and demonstrates the indelible influence of their discoveries on modern science and technology.

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