Frederick Seiler's Articles
Philosophy, Science & Technology
The Role of Religion in the Scientific Revolution
Frederick Seiler August 20, 2012
Takes to task claims that religion was somehow responsible for the profound scientific advancements that animated the 16th and 17th centuries, and shows that the cause of these advancements was not religion or faith but the partial freeing of the mind from religious restrictions and the consequent use of observation and logic.
Reviews, Science & Technology
Review: The Beginnings of Western Science, by David C. Lindberg
Frederick Seiler May 20, 2010
Frederick Seiler reviews The Beginnings of Western Science: The European Scientific Tradition in Philosophical, Religious, and Institutional Context, Prehistory to A.D. 1450, 2nd ed., by David C. Lindberg.