The Resource Warriors of the cloisters : the Central Asian origins of science in the medieval world, Christopher I. Beckwith, (electronic resource/)

Warriors of the cloisters : the Central Asian origins of science in the medieval world, Christopher I. Beckwith, (electronic resource/)

Label
Warriors of the cloisters : the Central Asian origins of science in the medieval world
Title
Warriors of the cloisters
Title remainder
the Central Asian origins of science in the medieval world
Statement of responsibility
Christopher I. Beckwith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Warriors of the Cloisters tells how key cultural innovations from Central Asia revolutionized medieval Europe and gave rise to the culture of science in the West. Medieval scholars rarely performed scientific experiments, but instead contested issues in natural science, philosophy, and theology using the recursive argument method. This highly distinctive and unusual method of disputation was a core feature of medieval science, the predecessor of modern science. We know that the foundations of science were imported to Western Europe from the Islamic world, but until now the origins of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
509.58/0902
Index
index present
LC call number
Q124.97
LC item number
.B43 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Warriors of the cloisters : the Central Asian origins of science in the medieval world, Christopher I. Beckwith, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=478998
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The recursive argument method of medieval science -- From college and universitas to university -- Buddhist Central Asian invention of the method -- Islamization in classical Arabic Central Asia -- Transmission to medieval Western Europe -- India, Tibet, China, Byzantium, and other control cases
Control code
ocn811320532
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 388392
  • 22573/cttjzj6c
Label
Warriors of the cloisters : the Central Asian origins of science in the medieval world, Christopher I. Beckwith, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=478998
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The recursive argument method of medieval science -- From college and universitas to university -- Buddhist Central Asian invention of the method -- Islamization in classical Arabic Central Asia -- Transmission to medieval Western Europe -- India, Tibet, China, Byzantium, and other control cases
Control code
ocn811320532
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 388392
  • 22573/cttjzj6c

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