HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

The Genesis of Science: The Story of Greek…
Loading...

The Genesis of Science: The Story of Greek Imagination

by Stephen Bertman

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
91950,433None6
None

None

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 6 mentions

from the cover:
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 |
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

Bertman's lively narrative captures the Greeks' genius and demonstrates the indelible influence of their discoveries on modern science and technology.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
1 wanted1 pay

Popular covers

Rating

Average: No ratings.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 92,784,851 books! | Top bar: Always visible