Reviews


Reviews, essay reviews and synopses (in Polish)

Butterfield Herbert, The Origins of Modern Science 1300 – 1800

on-line     pdf          On Butterfield: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Butterfield

Chaunu Pierre, Le temps des Réformes. Historie religieuse et système de civilization. La Crise de la chrétienté. L’Èclatement (1250-1550)

on-line     pdf          Time of Reforms (1250 – 1550): Religion and Civilization. Crisis of Christendom – The Split

Delumeau Jean, Le péché et la peur, La culpabilisation en Occident (XIII – XVIII siecles)

on-line     pdf          Sin and Fear: The Emergence of the Western Guilt Culture, 13th-18th Centuries

 About Delumeau: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Delumeau

Duchesne Ricardo, The Uniqueness of Western Civilization

on-line     pdf          About Duchesne: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ricardo_Duchesne

Dyson George D., Darwin Among the Machines. The evolution of global intelligence

on-line     pdf          About ideas contained in the book: see here

Greene Brian, The Fabric of the Cosmos. Space, Time, And the Texture of Reality

on-line     pdf          About Greene: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Greene

Grant Edward, The Foundations of Modern Science in the Middle Ages

on-line     pdf          About Grant: http://www.indiana.edu/~alldrp/members/grant.html

Jaki Stanley, The Savior of Science”

on-line     pdf          About Jaki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanley_Jaki

Jones Eric Lionel, The European Miracle. Environments, economies, and geopolitics in the history of Europe and Asia

on-line     pdf          About Jones: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_European_miracle

Kłoczowski Jerzy, Europa. Chrześcijańskie korzenie

on-line     pdf          translation of Polish title:  Europe – Christian Roots
About Kłoczowski: http://www.ziemiaznieba.pl/file/index.php?strona=kloczkowski.&&grup=komiteth

Landes David, The Wealth and Poverty of Nations

on-line          Author of the review: Radosław Kawczyński

Landes David, The Wealth and Poverty of Nations

on-line          Author of the review: Andre Gunder Frank

Pacey Arnold, Technology In World Civilization

on-line     pdf          Other Pacey’s books: http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/author/default.asp?aid=656

Plantinga Alvin, God, Freedom and Evil

on-line     pdf          About Plantinga: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alvin_Plantinga

Shapin Steven, The Scientific Revolution 

on-line     pdf          Shapin’s page: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~hsdept/bios/shapin.html

Simon Marcel, La Civilization de L’Antiquité et le Christianisme

on-line     pdf          The Civilization of Ancient Christianity

Taylor Mark Zachary, Politics of Innovation: Why Some Countries Are Better Than Others at Science and Technology

pdf          About Mark Z. Taylor: see here

Whitehead Alfred N., Science and the Modern World

on-line     pdf          On Whitehead: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/whitehead

Woods Thomas, How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

on-line     pdf          On Woods: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Woods

Wright Robert, Nonzero. The Logic of Human Destiny

on-line     pdf          On Wright and about his book: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nonzero:_The_Logic_of_Human_Destiny