The Dialogue of Civilizations in the Birth of Modern Science
Arun Bala challenges Eurocentric conceptions of history by showing how Chinese, Indian, Arabic, and ancient Egyptian ideas in philosophy, mathematics, cosmology and physics played an indispensable role in making possible the birth of modern science.
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2 Why Did Modern Science Not Develop in Civilization X?
3 The Eurocentric History of Science
4 Multicultural Histories of Science
5 Toward a Thematic Approach to Multicultural History
6 What Made the Renaissance in Europe?
7 The Narrow Copernican Revolution
8 The Alhazen Optical Revolution
9 The Modern Atomic Revolution
10 Integrating Hellenic and Indian Traditions
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