Journal Almagest , vol. 1/2

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

  • Pages: 192 p.
  • Size:160 x 240 mm
  • Language(s):English, French
  • Publication Year:2010

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  • ISBN: 978-2-503-53479-4
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    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Almagest
    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