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Lindberg, David C.

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Works: 97 works in 417 publications in 9 languages and 12,380 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Catalogs  Textbooks  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Bibliography‡vCatalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Director, Narrator, Translator
Classifications: Q124.95, 509.4
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Most widely held works about David C Lindberg
 
Most widely held works by David C Lindberg
The beginnings of Western science : the European scientific tradition in philosophical, religious, and institutional context, 600 B.C. to A.D. 1450 by David C Lindberg( Book )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 2,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David C. Lindberg surveys the most important themes in the history of science, including developments in cosmology, astronomy, mechanics, optics, alchemy, natural history and medicine. In addition, he offers an account of the transmission of Greek science to medieval Islam and subsequently medieval Europe
Science in the Middle Ages by David C Lindberg( Book )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, sixteen leading scholars address themselves to providing as full an account of medieval science as current knowledge permits. Designed to be introductory, the authors have directed their chapters to a beginning audience of diverse readers
God and nature : historical essays on the encounter between Christianity and science( Book )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theories of vision from al-Kindi to Kepler by David C Lindberg( Book )

31 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When science & Christianity meet( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Have science and Christianity been locked in mortal combat for the past 2000 years? Or has their relationship been one of peaceful coexistence, encouragement, and support? Both opinions have been vigorously defended, widely disseminated, and hotly debated. And both have been rejected by knowledgeable historians as unacceptable oversimplifications of the historical reality. This book steps back from those debates, abandoning, for the present, the attempt to formulate or defend generalizations of such breadth and scope. Its authors believe that every encounter had its own peculiar shape and that each must be examined uniquely before broader attempts at generalization are likely to succeed. This book, in language accessible to the general reader, investigates twelve of the most notorious, most interesting, and most instructive cases, aiming to tell each story in its historical specificity and local particularity
Reappraisals of the scientific revolution( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and German and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compendium offering broad reflections on the Scientific Revolution from a spectrum of scholars engaged in the study of 16th and 17th century science. Many accepted views and interpretations of the scientific revolution are challenged
The Cambridge history of science( Book )

in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: This volume offers to general and specialist readers alike the fullest and most complete survey of the development of science in the eighteenth century, exploring the implications of the 'scientific revolution' of the previous century and the major new growth-points, particularly in the experimental sciences. It is designed to be read as both a narrative and an interpretation, and also used as a work of reference. While prime attention is paid to western science, space is also given to science in traditional cultures and colonial science. The coverage strikes a balance between analysis of the cognitive dimension of science itself and interpretation of its wider social, economic and cultural significance. The contributors, world leaders in their respective specialities, engage with current historiographical and methodological controversies and strike out on positions of their own
Roger Bacon's philosophy of nature : a critical edition, with English translation, introduction, and notes, of De multiplicatione specierum and De speculis comburentibus by Roger Bacon( Book )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Pecham and the science of optics : Perspectiva communis by John Peckham( Book )

11 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in 4 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Bacon and the origins of Perspectiva in the Middle Ages : a critical edition and English translation of Bacon's Perspectiva, with introduction and notes by David C Lindberg( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Latin and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance optical manuscripts by David C Lindberg( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Studies in the history of medieval optics by David C Lindberg( Book )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discourse of light from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment : papers read at a Clark Library seminar, 24 April, 1982 by David C Lindberg( Book )

11 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tractatus de perspectiva by John Peckham( Book )

11 editions published in 1972 in Latin and English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von Babylon bis Bestiarium : die Anfänge des abendländischen Wissens by David C Lindberg( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu sheng dong xu shu le gu dai he zhong shi ji xi fang ke xue shi shang suo you zhong yao de zhu ti he shi jian, she ji shu xue, tian wen xue, li xue, guang xue, zi ran shi, yi xue deng zhong duo ling yu, bai yu fu li shi tu pian you qi zhen gui he han jian
The Cambridge history of science by Theodore M Porter( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume provides a history of the concepts, practices, institutions, and ideologies of social sciences (including behavioural and economic sciences) since the eighteenth century. It offers original, synthetic accounts of the historical development of social knowledge, including its philosophical assumptions, its social and intellectual organization, and its relations to science, medicine, politics, bureaucracy, philosophy, religion, and the professions. Its forty-two chapters include inquiries into the genres and traditions that formed social science, the careers of the main social disciplines (psychology, economics, sociology, anthropology, political science, geography, history, and statistics), and international essays on social science in Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. It also includes essays that examine the involvement of the social sciences in government, business, education, culture, and social policy. This is a broad cultural history of social science, which analyzes from a variety of perspectives its participation in the making of the modern world
The Cambridge history of science by Roy Porter( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Cambridge history of science by Mary Jo Nye( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume in the highly respected Cambridge History of Science series is devoted to the history of science in the Middle Ages from the North Atlantic to the Indus Valley. Medieval science was once universally dismissed as non-existent - and sometimes it still is. This volume reveals the diversity of goals, contexts and accomplishments in the study of nature during the Middle Ages. Organized by topic and culture, its essays by distinguished scholars offer the most comprehensive and up-to-date history of medieval science currently available. Intended to provide a balanced and inclusive treatment of the medieval world, contributors consider scientific learning and advancement in the cultures associated with the Arabic, Greek, Latin and Hebrew languages. Scientists, historians and other curious readers will all gain a new appreciation for the study of nature during an era that is often misunderstood
Calculus( )

in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text is based on David Guichard’s open-source calculus text which in turn is a modification and expansion of notes written by Neal Koblitz at the University of Washington
The transmission of Roger Bacon by James Burge( Visual )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatized account of Bacon's work and his place the history of science. Roger Bacon sent his books to the Pope in the year 1268. In that same year, Clement IV, the Pope who had requested the books, died. Although copies of his work were circulated, especially in England, Bacon's ideas were never considered by the Papal Court
 
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The beginnings of Western science : the European scientific tradition in philosophical, religious, and institutional context, 600 B.C. to A.D. 1450
Alternative Names
David C. Lindberg Amerikaans historicus (1935-2015)

David C. Lindberg amerikansk vetenskapshistoriker

David C. Lindberg David C. Lindberg

David C. Lindberg US-amerikanischer Wissenschaftshistoriker und Hochschullehrer

Lindberg, David 1935-

Lindberg, David C.

Lindberg, David C. 1935-

Lindberg, David Charles

Lindberg, David Charles 1935-

דייוויד לינדברג

린드버그, 데이비드 C. 1935-

リンドバーグ, D.

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Science in the Middle AgesGod and nature : historical essays on the encounter between Christianity and scienceTheories of vision from al-Kindi to KeplerWhen science & Christianity meetReappraisals of the scientific revolutionThe Cambridge history of scienceRoger Bacon's philosophy of nature : a critical edition, with English translation, introduction, and notes, of De multiplicatione specierum and De speculis comburentibusRoger Bacon and the origins of Perspectiva in the Middle Ages : a critical edition and English translation of Bacon's Perspectiva, with introduction and notes