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The Social Origins of Modern Science (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science)

by P. Zilsel

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of science,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • General,
  • Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Essays,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Reference,
  • Science / History,
  • Science : Essays,
  • Science : Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Social Science / Reference,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsD. Raven (Editor), W. Krohn (Editor), R.S. Cohen (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8370620M
    ISBN 101402013590
    ISBN 109781402013591

    Cambridge Core - Regional History after - The Cambridge History of Science - edited by Theodore M. Porter. "The Origin of Science is a stunningly wide-ranging, original, and important book." Peter Carruthers, Professor of Philosophy, University of Maryland, and author of The Architecture of the Mind. "Charles Darwin and Louis Liebenberg have a lot in common. Their early research was supported financially by their parents, and both studied origins.

    The history of science is the study of the development of science and scientific knowledge, including both the natural and social sciences (the history of the arts and humanities is termed history of scholarship).Science is a body of empirical, theoretical, and practical knowledge about the natural world, produced by scientists who emphasize the observation, explanation, and prediction of real. History of science - History of science - The rise of modern science: Even as Dante was writing his great work, deep forces were threatening the unitary cosmos he celebrated. The pace of technological innovation began to quicken. Particularly in Italy, the political demands of the time gave new importance to technology, and a new profession emerged, that of civil and military engineer. These.

    Social history, often called the new social history, is a field of history that looks at the lived experience of the past. In its "golden age" it was a major growth field in the s and s among scholars, and still is well represented in history departments in Britain, Canada, France, Germany, and . Steven Shapin (born ) is an American historian and sociologist of science. He is the Franklin L. Ford Research Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University. He is considered one of the earliest scholars on the sociology of scientific knowledge, and is credited with creating new erum-c.com mater: University of Pennsylvania, Reed College.


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In: Heidelberger M., Stadler F. (eds) History of Philosophy of Science. Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook [] (Institut ‘Wiener Kreis’ Society for the Advancement of the Scientific World Conception), vol erum-c.com by: Thus, these origins do not go back to the ancient Greeks or even to Ptolemy.

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Steven Shapin paints a vivid picture of the relations between gentlemanly culture and scientific practice. Social Theory: Its Origins, History, and Contemporary Relevance analyzes the tradition of social theory in terms of its origins and changes in kind of societies. Rossides provides a full discussion of the sociohistorical environments that generated Western social theory with a focus on the contemporary modern world.

While employing a sociology of knowledge approach that identifies theories as. Sir Herbert Butterfield was a British historian and philosopher of history who is remembered chiefly for two books—a short volume early in his career entitled The Whig Interpretation of History () and his Origins of Modern Science ().4/5.

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“That Marxism is not a science is entirely clear to intelligent people in the Soviet Union. One would even feel awkward to refer to it as a science. Leaving aside the exact sciences, such as physics, mathematics, and the natural sciences, even the social sciences can predict an event—when, in what way and how an event might occur.

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What is special about this volume is the well-articulated social perspective it takes on the origins of modern science. Audience: Students in early modern social history/history of science as well as professional philosophers, historians, and sociologists of science.

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Floris Cohen examines the body of work on the intellectual, social, and cultural origins of early modern science. Cohen critically surveys a wide range of scholarship since the nineteenth century, offering new perspectives on how the Scientific Revolution changed forever the way we understand the natural world.