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A History of Natural Philosophy
From the Ancient World to the Nineteenth Century
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Edward Grant is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is the author and editor of twelve books, including God and Reason in the Middle Ages (Cambridge, 2001), and The Foundations of Modern Science in the Middle Ages: Their Religious, Institutional and Intellectual Contexts (Cambridge, 1996). He is also the author of approximately ninety articles on the history of science and natural philosophy. He was Vice-President and President of the History of Science Society and was awarded the prestigious George Sarton Medal of that society.
1. Ancient Egypt to Plato; 2. Aristotle (384-322 BC); 3. Late antiquity; 4. Islam and the eastward shift of Aristotelian natural philosophy; 5. Natural philosophy before the Latin translations; 6. Translations in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries; 7. Natural philosophy after the translations; 8. The form and content of late medieval natural philosophy; 9. The relations between natural philosophy and theology; 10. The transformation of medieval natural philosophy from the early modern period to the nineteenth century; Conclusion; Notes.