Science in Antiquity: the Indian Perspective

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


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


Modern Science Scientific Explanation Indian Science Indian Medicine INDIAN Perspective 
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