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Almagest (ALMAGEST 1/2)

Almagest, International journal for the History of Scientific Ideas, 2010-2

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192 p., 160 x 240 mm, 2010
ISBN: 978-2-503-53479-4
Languages: English, French
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Volume I, Issue 2:
Ideas and Instruments in the Social Context in the Ottoman Empire and the National States

I. Science and Technology in the Ottoman Empire and the Balkans
Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, (Secretary General of the Islamic Conference, A. Koyré Medal for the history of science), Foreword
Salim Ayduz, The Ottoman Royal Cannon Foundry: “Tohpane-I Amire”
Attila Bir, Mustafa Kaçar,Evolution, Functioning and Capacity of the Mediterranean Windmills
Sevtap Kadioglu, Şemseddin Sami’s Treatise of Astronomy Gök (Sky): An Effort towards the Formation of Turkish Scientific Language and Popularizing Science
Tuncay Zorlu, Tracing technology through terminology: Ottoman nautical terminology as attested in the 18th century archival sources
Kyriakos Kyriakou, Konstantine Skordoulis, Kostas Tampakis, The Reception of Ernest Haeckel’s Ideas in Greece

II. Varia

Huang Huang, Ying Qin, A new perspective on ancient technique communication of cosmetics between the east and the west, based on the analysis of Chinese cosmetics--“Hu” powder
Catherine Karela, Hilbert on different notions of completeness: a conceptual and historical analysis
Raffaele Pisano, On Principles In Sadi Carnot’s Thermodynamics (1824). Epistemological Reflections

III. Book Reviews
By Djordje Djuric
Aleksandar Petrovic, and Eduard I. Kolchinsky (eds.), A Distant Accord - Russian-Serbian Links in the Fields of Science, Humanities and Education: the 19th – the first half of the 20th century, Kragujevac

By Konstantine Tampakis
Yiannis Antoniou, Οι Έλληνες Μηχανικοί : Θεσμοί και ιδέες 1900-1940

By Efthymios Nicolaidis
Robert Fox, Bernard Joly (eds), Échanges franco-britanniques entre savants depuis le XVIIe siècle – Franco-British interactions in science since the seventeenth century

Interest Classification:
Branches of Philosophy
Sciences & Technology
History of Science

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