Hellenophilia versus the History of Science

  title={Hellenophilia versus the History of Science},
  author={David Edwin Pingree},
  pages={554 - 563}
THE GENESIS OF THIS PAPER lies in a conversation that I had with A. I. Sabra of Harvard on the perennial problem of the definition of science appropriate to a historian of science; its corruption (including the deliberately extreme mode of its expression) is entirely a result of my own labors. For the piece represents the attitudes toward the subject that I have developed over some three and a half decades of studying the history of the "exact" sciences (as 1 will persist in calling them… 

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  • S. McCluskey
  • Physics
    Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union
  • 2011
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