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The social and economic roots of the scientific revolution : texts by Boris Hessen and Henryk Grossmann / edited by Gideon Freudenthal, Peter McLaughlin.

  • Hessen, Boris.
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[Dordrecht] : Springer, 2009.

Physical description

xi, 273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.


Classical Marxist historiography of science : the Hessen-Grossmann-thesis / Gideon Freudenthal and Peter McLaughlin -- The social and economic roots of Newton's Principia / Boris Hessen -- The social foundations of the mechanistic philosophy and manufacture / Henryk Grossmann -- Descartes and the social origins of the mechanistic concept of the world / Henryk Grossmann -- Additional texts on mechanism / Henryk Grossmann -- Henryk Grossman : a biographical sketch / Rick Kuhn -- Boris Hessen : in lieu of a biography / Gideon Freudenthal and Peter McLaughlin.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • English

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