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Science in Antiquity: the Indian Perspective

  • Shivesh C. Thakur
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Part of the International Archives of the History of Ideas book series (ARCH, volume 110)

Abstract

In the Introduction to his Augustine to Galileo, Crombie says:

It was the Greeks who invented science at we now know it. In ancient Babylonia, Assyria and Egypt, and in ancient India and China, technology had developed on a scale of sometimes astonishing effectiveness, but so far as we know, it was unaccompanied by any concepts of scientific explanation.1

Keywords

Modern Science Scientific Explanation Indian Science Indian Medicine INDIAN Perspective 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht 1985

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