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    • History of Science: Antiquity to 1700

    • By: The Great Courses, Lawrence M. Principe
    • Narrated by: Lawrence M. Principe
    • Length: 18 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
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    For well over 2,000 years, much of our fundamental "desire to know" has focused on science. Our commitment to science and technology has been so profound that these stand as probably the most powerful influences on human culture. To truly understand our Western heritage, our contemporary society, and ourselves as individuals, we need to know what science is and how it developed. In this 36-lecture series, one of science's most acclaimed teachers takes you through science's complex evolution of thought and discovery.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Heavy on Theology

    • By Martin Yamane on 03-13-15

    Regular price: $41.95

    • Science and Religion

    • By: Lawrence M. Principe, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Lawrence M. Principe
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
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    What is the nature of the relationship between science and religion? When do they conflict? And how do they influence each other in the pursuit of knowledge and truth? While conventional wisdom says that science and theology must perpetually clash, they have actually been partners in an age-old adventure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazingly interesting and comprehensive

    • By Eristic on 08-24-13

    Regular price: $14.95