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Making modern science : a historical survey / Peter J. Bowler and Iwan Rhys Morus.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005Description: viii, 529 sidor illustrationerISBN:
  • 0226068609
  • 0226068617
  • 9780226068619
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 509.04 22
LOC classification:
  • Q125
Other classification:
  • U:k
Online resources:
Contents:
Introduction : Science, society, and history -- The scientific revolution -- The chemical revolution -- The conservation of energy -- The age of the Earth -- The Darwinian revolution -- The new biology -- Genetics -- Ecology and environmentalism -- Continental drift -- Twentieth-century physics -- Revolutionizing cosmology -- The emergence of the human sciences -- The organization of science -- Science and religion -- Popular science -- Science and technology -- Biology and ideology -- Science and medicine -- Science and war -- Science and gender.
Summary: Bowler & Morus explore the history of science & its influence on modern thought.
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Introduction : Science, society, and history -- The scientific revolution -- The chemical revolution -- The conservation of energy -- The age of the Earth -- The Darwinian revolution -- The new biology -- Genetics -- Ecology and environmentalism -- Continental drift -- Twentieth-century physics -- Revolutionizing cosmology -- The emergence of the human sciences -- The organization of science -- Science and religion -- Popular science -- Science and technology -- Biology and ideology -- Science and medicine -- Science and war -- Science and gender.

Bowler & Morus explore the history of science & its influence on modern thought.

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