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A History of Science in Society: v. 1: From Philosophy to Utility (Paperback)
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A History of Science in Society: v. 1: From Philosophy to Utility (Paperback)

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A History of Science in Society: From Philosophy to Utility is a concise overview that introduces complex ideas in a non-technical fashion without sacrificing the sophistication and richness of the subject. Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack trace the history of science through its continually changing place in society and explore the link between the pursuit of knowledge and the desire to make that knowledge useful. Volume I begins with a small group of philosophers in ancient Greece and ends with the work of Sir Isaac Newton. Along the way, they discuss the specifics of scientific investigation and discovery. Among the many topics discussed are issues such as intellectual competition, gender and class, the economic exploitation of knowledge, and changing ideas about the environment and our relationship to it. Also included are more than 30 illustrations.

Publisher: Broadview Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781551116655
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 25 mm

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