This important new volume brings together essential documents that mark key turning points in the history of science. Though canonical works are well represented, the focus of Scientific Revolutionsis on those extraordinary bursts of scientific activity that propel the culture of science in new and sometimes unexpected directions. Masterfully edited by Brian S. Baigrie, the collection gathered here pulls together readings from the physical sciences, life sciences, and earth sciences--and from lesser-known and dissenting voices--to instill in students a sense of the diversity of scientific culture and practice.Baigrie, Brian S. is the author of 'Scientific Revolutions Primary Texts in the History of Science', published 2003 under ISBN 9780130990914 and ISBN 0130990914.
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