Hamlet's Mill (BOK)

Giorgio Santillana

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A truly seminal and original thesis, this is a book that should be read by anyone interested in science, myth, and the interactions between the two. In this classic work of scientific and philosophical inquiry, the authors track world myths to a common origin in early man's descriptions of cosmological activity, arguing that these remnants of ancient astronomy, suppressed by the Greeks and Romans and then forgotten, were really a form of pre-literate science. Myth became the synapse by which science was transmitted. Their truly original thesis challenges basic assumptions of Western science and theories about the transmission of knowledge.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter Giorgio Santillana
Forlag
ROUNDHOUSE PUBLISHING GROUP
ISBN 9780879232153
Antall sider 464 Dimensjoner 15,7cm x 22,9cm x 3,8cm
Vekt 800 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd