By David Deming
Technology is a residing, natural task, the that means and figuring out of that have advanced incrementally over human historical past. This e-book, the 1st in a approximately chronological sequence, explores the advance of the technique and significant rules of technological know-how, in old context, from precedent days to the decline of classical civilizations round three hundred A.D. It comprises information particular to the histories of specialised sciences together with astronomy, drugs and physics--along with Roman engineering and Greek philosophy. It heavily describes the contributions of such participants as Pythagoras, Hippocrates, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Alexander the good, Euclid, Archimedes, Ptolemy, Seneca, Pliny the Elder, and Galen.
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