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A history of science in society

Andrew Ede

A history of science in society

from philosophy to utility

by Andrew Ede

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack
    ContributionsCormack, Lesley B., 1957-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 .E365 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 435 p. :
    Number of Pages435
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25284868M
    ISBN 101442604468
    ISBN 109781442604469
    LC Control Number2012392133
    OCLC/WorldCa768535073

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    Balanced on controversial issues. Begins with the cultural and scientific legacies of Newton and Descartes and ends in the early stages of industrialization. Currently out of print, but worth seeking out for its brief but comprehensive review of a particularly innovative period in the history of physics. Knight, David. The images span the society's year history and include highlights from Robert Hooke's 17th century engravings of objects under the microscope; a committee member's doodle of Thomas Huxley from ; and the first sighting of a kangaroo, or perhaps a wallaby, by James Cook and the sailors aboard the Endeavour expedition in Janet Browne's Charles Darwin: Voyagingthe first of a projected two-volume work, is also excellent.


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