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Whitefield: The History of Science (Unabridged)


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Item number NA499312
Barcode 9789626349939
Release date 4/1/2010
Category Spoken Word
Label NAXOS AUDIO BOOKS
Media type COMPACT DISC
Number of units 4
Performers
Author Whitfield, Peter
Disc: 1
1 Part 1: The Ancient and Medieval World 00:05:10 Whitfield, Peter
2 Science in Ancient Civilisations 00:02:42 Whitfield, Peter
3 The Beginning of Recorded Science 00:07:00 Whitfield, Peter
4 The Greek Genius 00:05:27 Whitfield, Peter
5 Strange as some of these speculations now appear… 00:04:41 Whitfield, Peter
6 Plato and Aristotle 00:04:33 Whitfield, Peter
7 The second giant of Greek thought, Aristotle… 00:06:39 Whitfield, Peter
8 Hellenistic Science - Medicine 00:04:30 Whitfield, Peter
9 Ptolemy 00:05:12 Whitfield, Peter
10 Roman Science 00:03:57 Whitfield, Peter
11 The Decline of Classical Learning 00:02:42 Whitfield, Peter
12 Islamic Science 00:05:13 Whitfield, Peter
13 One of the most impressive applications of geometr 00:06:19 Whitfield, Peter
14 Science in Medieval Christendom 00:05:44 Whitfield, Peter
15 Cause was at the heart of this philosophy… 00:08:06 Whitfield, Peter
Disc: 2
1 Part 2: The Renaissance and The Scientific Revolut 00:04:41 Whitfield, Peter
2 The Practical Sciences 00:07:42 Whitfield, Peter
3 The Copernican Revolution 00:05:23 Whitfield, Peter
4 Looking first at the movements of Mercury and Venu 00:05:14 Whitfield, Peter
5 The Scientific Revolution 00:06:22 Whitfield, Peter
6 Tycho was a Danish nobleman who used… 00:06:16 Whitfield, Peter
7 At the heart of all Kepler's study lay the problem 00:05:57 Whitfield, Peter
8 The Newtonian Synthesis 00:07:21 Whitfield, Peter
9 Other Aspects of the Scientific Revolution 00:06:31 Whitfield, Peter
10 As with astronomy, biology was revolutionised… 00:06:52 Whitfield, Peter
11 Traditions of Science Outside Europe 00:06:29 Whitfield, Peter
12 If there is one characteristic of non-western… 00:06:22 Whitfield, Peter
Disc: 3
1 Part 3: The 19th Century - The Machine Age 00:05:27 Whitfield, Peter
2 The Dawn of Machine Power 00:05:53 Whitfield, Peter
3 But another and more practical source of power… 00:04:06 Whitfield, Peter
4 Heat and Energy: Thermodynamics and Electricity 00:05:18 Whitfield, Peter
5 But Helmholtz was also a biologist… 00:07:19 Whitfield, Peter
6 Chemistry 00:04:58 Whitfield, Peter
7 However, some chemists were still not convinced… 00:03:52 Whitfield, Peter
8 Astronomy 00:04:23 Whitfield, Peter
9 The Life Sciences: Geology and Palaeontology 00:05:20 Whitfield, Peter
10 The Darwinian Revolution 00:07:27 Whitfield, Peter
11 Human Biology 00:07:04 Whitfield, Peter
12 Medicine 00:05:46 Whitfield, Peter
13 Anthropology: The Science of Man 00:05:38 Whitfield, Peter
14 Conclusion: The 19th Century Achievement in Scienc 00:05:02 Whitfield, Peter
Disc: 4
1 Part 4: The 20th Century - The New Labyrinth 00:05:26 Whitfield, Peter
2 The Mystery of the Atom 00:06:33 Whitfield, Peter
3 The crucial breakthrough in this field… 00:06:55 Whitfield, Peter
4 Why was this tiny number so important? 00:04:58 Whitfield, Peter
5 In one sense the core subject-matter of chemistry… 00:03:23 Whitfield, Peter
6 Einstein 00:04:32 Whitfield, Peter
7 From these apparently rarefied ideas… 00:04:09 Whitfield, Peter
8 The Revolution in Cosmology 00:07:34 Whitfield, Peter
9 Hubble continued his investigations… 00:06:04 Whitfield, Peter
10 The Biological Sciences: Genetics 00:06:37 Whitfield, Peter
11 Population geneticists of the 1920s… 00:06:59 Whitfield, Peter
12 The Science of the Mind 00:05:49 Whitfield, Peter
13 Retrospect: Man and Nature 00:08:19 Whitfield, Peter
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