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Mary Gow

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Mary Gow is fascinated by the history of science and the remarkable people whose discoveries and research have shaped it.

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    Archimedes

    Archimedes

    Genius Mathematician

    Mary Gow
    An original and profound thinker, Archimedes was a mathematician, a physicist, a mechanical engineer, and an inventor. He is most famous for proving the law of the lever and inventing the compound pulley...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6530-7
    Binding: Hardcover Trade
    List Price: $27.95
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    Measuring the Earth

    Measuring the Earth

    Eratosthenes and His Celestial Geometry

    Mary Gow
    This biography introduces Eratosthenes whose mathematical approach opened new ways to describe and understand the world. Using mathematics to study the earth, Eratosthenes broke new ground. In his monumental three-volume GEOGRAPHICA, he took a global view of the world...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3120-3
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $34.27
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    The Great Philosopher

    The Great Philosopher

    Plato and His Pursuit of Knowledge

    Mary Gow
    Plato, author of the REPUBLIC, is one of the most famous philosophers of all time. Plato explored an astounding range of topics. In his writing he investigated political theory, virtue, language, art, love, mathematics, religion, and more...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3119-7
    Binding: Library Ed.
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    The Great Thinker

    The Great Thinker

    Aristotle and the Foundations of Science

    Mary Gow
    Aristotle's work was groundbreaking in many areas. Even when he was not the first person to consider certain studies, he was the first to write about several of them. Aristotle’s contributions to the development of Greek and later science were monumental...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3121-0
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $34.27
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    The Greatest Doctor of Ancient Times

    The Greatest Doctor of Ancient Times

    Hippocrates and His Oath

    Mary Gow
    The writings attributed to Hippocrates document the beginnings of rational medicine. This biography introduces the man whose ideas set a course for medicine that still serves us today. Doctors still follow Hipprocates’ practice of detailed observations of patients...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3118-0
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $34.27
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    Mary's Award Winners

    Measuring the Earth Eratosthenes and His Celestial Geometry

    Science Books & Films BEST BOOKS FOR CHILDREN 2009

    Measuring the Earth
    Eratosthenes and His Celestial Geometry