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8vo. xiv, 555 pp. Brown cloth. Bookplate of Roger Hahn. With sixteen important papers by leading historians of science: The scholar and the craftsman in the scientific revolution / Rupert Hall -- Commentaries. . . / Robert Merton and Francis Johnson -- The role of art in the scientific renaissance / Giorgio de Santillana -- Commentary on the papers of Rupert Hall and Giorgio de Santilana / A.C. Crombie -- The significance of medieval discussion of scientific method for the scientific revolution / A.C. Crombie -- The philosophy of science and the history of science / Joseph T. Clark -- Commentaries on the papers of A.C. Crombie and Joseph T. Clark / I.E. Drabkin and Ernest Nagel -- The origin of classical mechanics from Aristotle to Newton / E. J. Dijksterhaus -- Commentaries . . . / Carl Boyer and Rupert Hall -- Contra-Copernicus: a critical re-estimation of the mathematical planetary theory of Ptolemy, Copernicus and Kepler / Derek J. de S. Price -- Commentary. . . / Francis Johnson -- History of science for engineering students at Cornell / Henry Guerlac -- The place of the history of science in a liberal arts curriculum / Dorothy Stimson -- Commentaries on the papers of Dorothy Stimson and Henry Guerlac / I. Bernard Cohen, Marie Boas and Duane H.D. Roller -- The encyclopedie and the Jacobin philosophy of science: a study in ideas and consequences / Charles Gilispie -- The politics of science in the French revolution / L Pearce Williams -- Commentaries on the papers of Charles Gilispie and L. Pearce Williams / Henry Bertram Hill and Henry Guerlac -- Energy conservation as an example of simultaneous discovery / Thomas S. Kuhn -- Conservation and the concept of electrical charge: an aspect of philosophy in relation to physics in the nineteenth century / I. Bernard Cohen -- Commentaries on the papers of Thomas H. Kuhn and I. Bernard Cohen / Carl Boyer and Erwin Hiebert -- Biology attains maturity in the nineteenth century / J. Walter Wilson -- Biology and social theory in the nineteenth century: Auguste Comte and Herbert Spencer / John C. Greene -- Commentaries on the papers of J. Walter Wilson / John C. Greene and Conway Zirkle -- The development of ideas in the structure of metals / Cyril Stanley Smith -- Structure of matter and chemical theory in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries / Marie Boas -- Commentaries on the papers of Cyril Stanley Smith and Marie Boas / Aaron I. Ihde.
Title: Critical Problems in the History of Science. Proceedings of the History of Science at the University of Wisconsin, September 1-11, 1957. Edited by Marshall Clagett.
Categories: Science History,
Publisher: Madison:, University of Wisconsin Press, 1959.: 1959
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: RH1571
Keywords: Science History