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Essentially, this is a Popperian version of the hypothetico-deductive model, consisting of construct- ing theoretical domains, producing conclusions according to mathematical reasoning, and interpreting and testing those conclusions by appealing to empirical realizations. In The Forgotten Revolution: Second, Russo is right, I think, to highlight a problem that was largely overlooked by the scholarship—that is, how exactly did Greek science rivolyzione forgotten?

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Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 5 Septemberat Click here to sign up. But what if the very same things change their meanings rusao to their contexts? The same principle holds for intellectual achievements, yet Russo to exaggerate a little reads Archimedes almost as if he was the contemporary of Popper. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

When we give an etymology for a word we hardly ever explain its real meaning, past or present, as such meanings depend on a synchronic network of connotations. In- deed, it is not totally far-fetched to detect a hypothetico-deductive science in some works by Archimedes though even there I tend to see a more purely abstract mathematical thinkingBut taken in their historical context, such works belonged to a wider domain of persuasive writings.


Preface by Marcello Cini. Skip to main content. First, I think Russo puts too much stress on a single period. The community of historians of math- ematics should be grateful for Russo for this achievement, and should hope that the book gets quickly translated into other major languages. While something profound clearly changed roughly between the fifth and the fourth centuries B.

Not in the Classical period. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Archimedes was not, and his works meant, to ancient readers, something different from what they would mean if written today. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

We simply cannot date much ancient science with any accuracy. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Somehow, a process of forgetting must have occurred in between.

Among his main areas of interest are Gibbs measure of the Ising modelpercolation theory[1] and finite Bernoulli schemes, within which he proved an approximate version of the classical Kolmogorov’s zero—one law. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. In fact, so Russo claims with great persuasive vigor, we have forgotten the true time and place this revolution took place.

Russo bases his argument on an interpretation of the ruszo method. View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: Write a customer review. Remember me on this computer.

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He also concludes that the 17th-century scientific revolution in Europe was due in large part to the recovery of Hellenistic science. A truly forgotten revolution!


Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Indeed, Russo cannot be much wrong in ascribing a russoo role, in this play, to the Greeks.

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La rivoluzione dimenticata. Il pensiero scientifico greco e la scienza moderna

Third and finally, whatever we may think of the narrative Russo offers for the entire his- tory of Western science, I feel we ought to applaud him for offering it. Help Center Find new research papers in: If the book helps to renew interest in such grand narratives, it will have made a very interesting contribution. In L’ America luciiRusso suggests that the Americas were lq to some European civilizations in ancient times, probably discovered by the Phoenicians or the Carthaginiansbut that the knowledge was lost under Roman expansion in the 2nd century BCE.

Hellenistic science was focused on the city of Alexandria.

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Yet the play of the history of Western science was not entirely episodic. As this shift gets us from speculation into facts, it is of obvious methodological value. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Lucio Russo in