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Studies in the history and method of science

Studies in the history and method of science

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Published by W. Dawson & Sons in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- History.,
  • History of medicine.,
  • Science -- History.,
  • Medicine -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Charles Singer.
    ContributionsSinger, Charles Joseph, 1876-1960.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17643146M

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    Oreskes is right to celebrate these social studies of science, and she is guarded in her acceptance of what they have offered. Yet that is only part of what our planet needs if it is to sustain human life. Generalization about science—as if it were a single enterprise, governed everywhere by that mythical Method—should be resisted. In fact I keep a classroom set of a resource book around because it has an excellent chapter on this topic. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University This is an extraordinarily valuable book—a guide written with the practitioner in mind, very sophisticated in its approach to the subject, but loaded with practical advice. It shows something of the parallel development of human communication and of science and its technological applications, set in the context of Earth history as a whole.


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Lukacs argues that it is not a science at all, because history is almost never definitive. One notable course is called Science and Technology History, taught currently by Professor Peter Dearwhich centers upon the development of Science and Technology History from the Newtonian era up to the Einsteinian revolution.

In recognizing the inadequacies of earlier attempts to address methodological questions, without considering in full detail how the new perspective might supply better answers, Oreskes deprives herself of the resources to complete her central project. I use a variety of approaches. Special interest features help students relate to or apply the information.

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The tradition must have been generally believed, at least for a definite period of time. Military training, especially for officers, also concerns itself with general education and political indoctrination of the armed forces.

We often forget how much we can learn from our students. Levy Board of Governors' Professor, Rutgers University Today, more and more social scientists recognize the importance of cases in social and political research and are looking for new ways to make their research more case oriented.

It might also deliver, as a bonus, happily vaccinated children, shoppers who do not automatically flinch at the thought of food containing GMOs, and citizens who appreciate the Darwinian view of life.

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