The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution
by David Wootton
(783 pages, $35.00, hardcover)
reviewed by Graeme Hunter
This innovative history of the scientific revolution is a guided tour beginning at a time a little prior to a.d. 1600, in which learning consisted in the mastery of books, moving through a phase in which certain kinds of experience began to challenge book learning, and passing from there to the present time, when experimental science deliberately brings about experiences designed to challenge reigning theories.
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