Catholic Teaching and Science How Science Works

ESSAY 1: The Catholic Church: Midwife and Nursemaid to Science

— SECTION 1:  Prologue–The Greek World There are science-fiction stories, alternate history variety, in which science developed in Greek and Hellenistic civilizations. That it did not, is surprising. Certainly the great minds were there. 1.1 ARCHIMEDES Foremost among these great minds was Aristotle, a philosopher, and naturalist; the term “physics” comes from the title of…