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Aestimatio: Critical Reviews in the History of Science (Volume 5)


Aestimatio provides critical, timely assessments of books published in the history of what was called science from antiquity to the early modern period in cultures ranging from Spain to India, and from Africa to northern Europe. The aim is to allow reviewers the opportunity to engage critically both the results of research in the history of science and how these results are obtained.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61143-549-8
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Aestimatio 5
Publication Date: Jan 1,2010
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 267
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-61143-549-8
$149.00
$89.40

Aestimatio provides critical, timely assessments of books published in the history of what was called science from antiquity to the early modern period in cultures ranging from Spain to India, and from Africa to northern Europe. The aim is to allow reviewers the opportunity to engage critically both the results of research in the history of science and how these results are obtained.

Reviewers in volume 5 include Claudio Schiano, William E. Hutton, Jacco Dieleman, Duncan J. Melville, Donald Beaver, Alison Laywine, Annette Imhausen, Massimo Raffa, Peter Machamer, Scott Mandelbrote, Indra Kagis McEwen, Joseph Ziegler, T. E. Rihll (2), Serafina Cuomo, Nathan Sidoli, Bruce Stephenson, Sabine Rommevaux, Andrea Bréard, Lesley B. Cormack, John Dillon, Stefan Pedersen, Daniel W. Graham, John T. Young, Rémi Franckowiak, Stamatina Mastorakou, Patrice Guinard, Robert B. Todd, Kevin van Bladel, Michael Squire, and Joel T. Walker. There is also a response by Nigel Hiscock.

Aestimatio provides critical, timely assessments of books published in the history of what was called science from antiquity to the early modern period in cultures ranging from Spain to India, and from Africa to northern Europe. The aim is to allow reviewers the opportunity to engage critically both the results of research in the history of science and how these results are obtained.

Reviewers in volume 5 include Claudio Schiano, William E. Hutton, Jacco Dieleman, Duncan J. Melville, Donald Beaver, Alison Laywine, Annette Imhausen, Massimo Raffa, Peter Machamer, Scott Mandelbrote, Indra Kagis McEwen, Joseph Ziegler, T. E. Rihll (2), Serafina Cuomo, Nathan Sidoli, Bruce Stephenson, Sabine Rommevaux, Andrea Bréard, Lesley B. Cormack, John Dillon, Stefan Pedersen, Daniel W. Graham, John T. Young, Rémi Franckowiak, Stamatina Mastorakou, Patrice Guinard, Robert B. Todd, Kevin van Bladel, Michael Squire, and Joel T. Walker. There is also a response by Nigel Hiscock.

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Contributor Biography

Alan Bowen

Alan C. Bowen (PhD, University of Toronto) is the Director of the Institute for Research in Classical Philosophy and Science (Princeton). He has published extensively on the history of the exact sciences (especially astronomy and harmonic science) and philosophy in Greco-Roman antiquity.

Tracey Rihll

Tracey E Rihll is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of History and Classics at SwanseaUniversity. She has published extensively on various topics in ancient science and technology, and on ancient history, especially warfare and slavery.