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The Resource A history of science in society : from philosophy to utility, Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack, (electronic resource)

A history of science in society : from philosophy to utility, Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack, (electronic resource)

Label
A history of science in society : from philosophy to utility
Title
A history of science in society
Title remainder
from philosophy to utility
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "An update of the popular overview, A History of Science in Society traces the development of scientific thought throughout the ages. Beginning with the philosophy of the Ancient Greeks and Romans and proceeding through the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, and through to the present-day, the book presents key developments in scientific thought and theory. The new edition includes more material on non-Western science; new material on ethics, climate change, and corporate science in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries; more than 90 illustrations; updated timelines; and study questions designed to guide students."--
  • "An update of the popular overview, A History of Science in Society traces the development of scientific thought throughout the ages. Beginning with the philosophy of the Ancient Greeks and Romans and proceeding through the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, and through to the present-day, the book presents key developments in scientific thought and theory. The new edition includes more material on non-Western science; new material on ethics, climate change, and corporate science in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries; more than 90 illustrations; updated timelines; and study questions designed to guide students."--
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NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ede, Andrew
Dewey number
509
LC call number
Q125
LC item number
.E365 2017
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cormack, Lesley B.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Science
  • Science
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • Soziale Funktion
Label
A history of science in society : from philosophy to utility, Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction -- The origins of natural philosophy -- The Roman era and the rise of Islam -- The revival of natural philosophy in western Europe -- Science in the Renaissance : the courtly philosophers -- Scientific revolution : contested territory -- The enlightenment and enterprise -- Science and empire -- Entering the atomic age -- Science and war -- The death of certainty -- 1957 : the year the world became a planet -- Man on the moon, microwave in the kitchen -- Science and new frontiers : potential and peril in the new millennium
  • Introduction -- The origins of natural philosophy -- The Roman era and the rise of Islam -- The revival of natural philosophy in western Europe -- Science in the Renaissance : the courtly philosophers -- Scientific revolution : contested territory -- The enlightenment and enterprise -- Science and empire -- Entering the atomic age -- Science and war -- The death of certainty -- 1957 : the year the world became a planet -- Man on the moon, microwave in the kitchen -- Science and new frontiers : potential and peril in the new millennium
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001838585
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xvi, 437 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781442635005
Lccn
2017303190
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001838585
Label
A history of science in society : from philosophy to utility, Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction -- The origins of natural philosophy -- The Roman era and the rise of Islam -- The revival of natural philosophy in western Europe -- Science in the Renaissance : the courtly philosophers -- Scientific revolution : contested territory -- The enlightenment and enterprise -- Science and empire -- Entering the atomic age -- Science and war -- The death of certainty -- 1957 : the year the world became a planet -- Man on the moon, microwave in the kitchen -- Science and new frontiers : potential and peril in the new millennium
  • Introduction -- The origins of natural philosophy -- The Roman era and the rise of Islam -- The revival of natural philosophy in western Europe -- Science in the Renaissance : the courtly philosophers -- Scientific revolution : contested territory -- The enlightenment and enterprise -- Science and empire -- Entering the atomic age -- Science and war -- The death of certainty -- 1957 : the year the world became a planet -- Man on the moon, microwave in the kitchen -- Science and new frontiers : potential and peril in the new millennium
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001838585
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xvi, 437 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781442635005
Lccn
2017303190
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001838585

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