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The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way

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4 out of 5
Based on 56 Ratings and 30 Reviews

Book Description
Readers will travel back in time to ancient Babylonia, Egypt, and Greece. They will meet the world's first astronomers, mathematicians, and physicists and explore the lives and ideas of such famous people as Pythagoras, Archimedes, Brahmagupta, al-Khwarizmi, Fibonacci, Ptolemy, St. Augustine, and St. Thomas Aquinas. Hakim will introduce them to Aristotle-one of the greatest philosophers of all tim... More
Book Information
PublisherSmithsonian Institution Press
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages256
ISBN-101588341607
ISBN-13978-1588341600
Publication Date05/2004
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About Joy Hakim (Author) : I write narrative non-fiction, stories that try and make sense of history and science. A History of Us, a ten volume U.S. history, is published by Oxford U. Press. The Story of Science, three books th... more
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