Science and thought in the fifteenth century
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Science and thought in the fifteenth century studies in the history of medicine and surgery, natural and mathematical science, philosophy and politics by Lynn Thorndike

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Published by Hafner Publishing in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Science -- History.,
  • Medicine -- History.,
  • Philosophy, Medieval.,
  • Humanism.,
  • Learning and scholarship.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lynn Thorndike.
LC ClassificationsAZ"321"T5"1967
The Physical Object
Paginationxii , 387 p.
Number of Pages387
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21133163M
LC Control Number63-10744

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