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    • Science in Antiquity

    • By: Dr. Jon Mandaville
    • Narrated by: Edwin Newman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The scientific impulse can be said to have existed forever. But only with the written word did there emerge a record of speculations about how and why things happen. Middle Eastern civilizations developed ways to measure and describe (e.g., math and the alphabet); Greek philosophers classified natural objects and studied cause and effect. This is the story of ancient science from Asia to the Mediterranean Basin.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Jon on 07-19-10

    Regular price: $13.96