Companion to the History of Modern Science.


Thick 8vo. xxvi, 1081 pp. Index. Printed wrappers. Fine. Table of contents: Companion to the History of Modern Science. Introduction Part I - The Study of the History of Science 1 Section Ia - History of Science in Relation to Neighbouring Disciplines - The Development of the Historiography of Science - The History of Science and the Working Scientist - The History of Science and the History of Society - The History of Science and the Philosophy of Science - Companion to the History of Modern Science Part I - The Study of the History of Science 1 Section Ia - History of Science in Relation to Neighbouring Disciplines - The Development of the Historiography of Science - The History of Science and the Working Scientist - The History of Science and the History of Society - The History of Science and the Philosophy of Science - Sociological Theories of Scientific Knowledge - Section Ib - Analytical Perspectives - Marxism and the History of Science - The Sociology of the Scientific Community - Feminism and the History of Science - Language, Discourse and Science Section IC - Philosophical Problems - Continental Philosophy and the History of Science - Discovery - Rationality, Science and History - Realism - Selected Writings in the History of Science - Turning Points - The Copernican Revolution - The Scientific Revolution - Newton and Natural Philosophy Readi- The Chemical Revolution - Laplacian Physics - Natural History, 1670–1802 - The History of Geology, 1780–1840 - Energy - Electromagnetic Theory in the Nineteenth Century - Cell Theory and Development - Origins and Species Before and After Darwin - Wilhelm Wundt and the Emergence of Experimental Psychology - Behaviourism - Freud and Psychoanalysis - The Theory of Relativity - Quantum Theory - Classical Economics and the Keynesian Revolution - From Physiology to Biochemistry - The Molecular Revolution in Biology - The Emergence of Genetics - Cybernetics and Information Technology - Topics and Interpretations - Aristotelian Science - The Heart and Blood from Vesalius to Harvey - Magic and Science in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries - Atomism and the Mechanical Philosophy - Newtonianism - Physical Optics - Cosmology: Newton to Einstein - Geometry and Space - Particle Science - The Foundations of Mathematics - Probability and Determinism, 1650–1900 - The Mind–body Problem - Paradigmatic Traditions in the History of Anthropology - Physiology and Experimental Medicine - Geography Section Iic - Themes - Science and Religion - Science and Literature - Science and Philosophy - The Development of Philosophy of Science 1600–1900 - The Development of Philosophy of Science Since 1900 - The Classification of the Sciences - Marginal Science - Science, Alienation and Oppression - Orthodoxies, Critiques and Alternatives - Nationalism and Internationalism - Science and Imperialism 61 - Science and War - Science Education - The Organisation of Science and Its Pursuit in Early Modern Europe - Professionalisation - Science and the Public - Science and Political Ideology - Natural Science and Social Theory. Contributors: R. C. Olby; G. N. Cantor; J. R. R. Christie; M. J. S. Hodge; John R. R. Christie; John R. G. Turner; Roy Porter; Larry Laudan; Barry Barnes; Robert M. Young; Trevor Pinch; J. V. Golinski; Gary Gutting; Thomas Nickles; Larry Briskman; W. H. Newton-Smith; J. R. Ravetz; John A. Schuster; Alan Gabbey; Carleton E. Perrin; Robert Fox; Phillip R. Sloan; Rachel Laudan; Crosbie Smith; M. Norton Wise; Jane Maienschein; K. Danziger; Roger Smith; Raymond E. Fancher; John Stachel; Michael Redhead; Bill Gerrard; Neil Morgan; Robert Olby; Michael S. Mahoney; A. George Molland; Andrew Wear; John Henry; Martin Tamny; Simon Schaffer; Pierre Kerszberg; J. J. Gray; Helgekragh; Philip Kitcher; Ian Hacking; George W. Stocking; John V. Pickstone; David N. Livingstone; John Hedley Brooke; Gillian Beer; George Macdonald Ross; Ernan Mcmullin; Nicholas Fisher; Seymour H. Mauskopf; Brigitte Schroeder-Gudehus; Lewis Pyenson; D. E. H. Edgerton; W. H. Brock; Roger L. Emerson; J. B. Morrell; Steven Shapin; Dorinda Outram; Theodore M. Porter. "A descriptive and analytical guide to the development of Western science from AD 1500, and to the diversity and course of that development first in Europe and later across the world."--Publisher. "descriptive and analytical guide to the development of Western science from AD 1500, and to the diversity and course of that development first in Europe and later across the world* Presented in clear, non-technical language. . . Extensive indexes of Subjects and Names . . .Indeed a companion volume whose 67 essays give pleasure and instruction . . . an ambitious and successful work." - Times Literary Supplement "This work is an essential resource for libraries everywhere." ISBN: 0415019885 9780415019880

Title: Companion to the History of Modern Science.

Author Name: OLBY, R.C.; G.N. CANTOR, J.R.R. CHRISTIE, & M.J.S. HODGE (editors).

Categories: Science History,

Publisher: London & New York:, Routledge, (1990).: 1990

ISBN Number: 0415019885

ISBN Number 13: 9780415019880

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: RH1581

Keywords: Science History