By: Andrew Gregory
188 pages, 10 b/w illus
Science began with the Greeks. They gave birth to disciplines as diverse as medicine, cosmology and mathematics. This book explains the background to this explosion and explores the origins of Western civilisation.
An excellent summary of why modern science should thanks these pioneers...5 out of 5 Focus "Somehow everyone from Thales, Anaximander, Anaximenes and Pythagorus to Democritus, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle and Archimedes has been crammed into this readable, pocket-sized primer." New Scientist
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