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How Modern Science Came into the World: Four…
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How Modern Science Came into the World: Four Civilizations, One… (2010)

by H. Floris Cohen

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The affairs of the Empire of letters are in a situation in which they never were and never will be again; we are passing now from an old world into the new world, and we are working seriously on the first foundation of the sciences.

--Dom Robert Desgabets OSB, 18 September 1676
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In memory of Rob Wentholt, mentor and friend.
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Around 1600 the pursuit of nature-knowledge was radically transformed.
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Once upon a time ?The Scientific Revolution of the 17th century? was an innovative concept that inspired a stimulating narrative of how modern science came into the world. Half a century later, what we now know as ?the master narrative? serves rather as a strait-jacket ? so often events and contexts just fail to fit in. No attempt has been made so far to replace the master narrative. H. Floris Cohen now comes up with precisely such a replacement.… (more)

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