The True Place of Astrology in the History of Science

  title={The True Place of Astrology in the History of Science},
  author={Lynn Thorndike},
  pages={273 - 278}
  • Lynn Thorndike
  • Published 1955
  • Sociology
  • Isis
  • HE true place of astrology in the history of science is a vast subject with countless ramifications which it would take a long time to pursue and many pages to relate. My present purpose is to emphasize a single point, but one which is the most important and fundamental of all. Briefly stated, it is that, during the long period of scientific development before Sir Isaac Newton promulgated the universal law of gravitation, there had been generally recognized and accepted another and different… CONTINUE READING
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