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    • The Invention of Science

    • A New History of the Scientific Revolution
    • By: David Wootton
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 22 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this fascinating history spanning continents and centuries, historian David Wootton offers a lively defense of science, revealing why the Scientific Revolution was truly the greatest event in our history. The Invention of Science goes back 500 years in time to chronicle this crucial transformation, exploring the factors that led to its birth and the people who made it happen. Wootton argues that the Scientific Revolution was actually five separate yet concurrent events that developed independently.

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    • By David A. Donnelly on 12-23-16

    Regular price: $38.46

    • The Invention of Science

    • A New History of the Scientific Revolution
    • By: David Wootton
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 22 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    We live in a world transformed by scientific discovery. Yet today science and its practitioners have come under political attack. In this fascinating history spanning continents and centuries, historian David Wootton offers a lively defense of science, revealing why the Scientific Revolution was truly the greatest event in our history. The Invention of Science goes back 500 years in time to chronicle this crucial transformation, exploring the factors that led to its birth and the people who made it happen.

    Regular price: $29.95