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history of science in society

from philosophy to utility

by Andrew Ede

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Broadview Press in Peterborough, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- History.,
  • Science -- Social aspects -- History.,
  • Sciences -- Histoire.,
  • Sciences -- Aspect social -- Histoire.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack.
    ContributionsCormack, Lesley B., 1957-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 .E365 2004b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3374701M
    ISBN 101551116650, 1551116669
    LC Control Number2004463636

    Emphasizing an interdisciplinary and international coverage of the functions and effects of science and technology in society and culture, Science, Technology, and Society contains over A to Z signed articles written by major scholars and experts from academic and scientific institutions and institutes worldwide. Each article is accompanied by a selected bibliography.5/5(3). A History of Science in Society: A Reader, edited by Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack, is a collection of primary source documents and an excellent companion to their text by the same name. It includes scientific papers as well as more popular and cultural expressions of scientific ideas from the likes of Margaret Cavendish, Albert Einstein.

    A History of Science in Society | A History of Science in Society is a concise overview that introduces complex ideas in a non-technical fashion. Ede and Cormack trace the history of the changing place of science in society and explore the link between the pursuit of knowledge and the desire to make that knowledge useful. The History of Science Society is the primary professional society for the academic study of the history of science. It was founded in by George Sarton and Lawrence Joseph Henderson, primarily to support the publication of Isis, a journal of the history of science Sarton had started in The society has over 3, members worldwide. It continues to publish the quarterly journal Isis, the yearly Osiris, sponsors Headquarters: University of Notre Dame.

    A History of Science in Society is a concise overview that introduces complex ideas in a non-technical fashion. Ede and Cormack trace the history of the changing place of science in society and explore the link between the pursuit of knowledge and the desire to make that knowledge useful. However, both the Society for the History of Technology and the American Association for the History of Medicine award their own prizes and while strict separation of fields is not always possible or desirable, the Pfizer Award should be given to a book that is principally a history of science. Check the nomination form below for the deadline.


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The first edition of A History of Science in Society was an impressive achievement that provided a most welcome and accessible textbook. The third edition continues this fine tradition.

Over the years, my students have valued the clarity and rigour of this book, which has allowed them to better grasp the meanings of some of the more difficult concepts in the history of science.5/5(4). "A History of Science in Society: From Philosophy to Utility" is a concise overview that introduces complex ideas in a non-technical fashion without sacrificing the sophistication and richness of the subject/5(18).

A History of Science in Society: A Reader, edited by Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack, is a collection of primary source documents and an excellent companion to their text by the same name. It includes scientific papers as well as more popular and cultural expressions of scientific ideas from the likes of Margaret Cavendish, Albert Einstein, and Rachel Carson/5(10).

A History of Science in Society is a concise overview that introduces complex ideas in a non-technical fashion. Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack trace the history of science through its continually changing place in society and explore the link between the pursuit of knowledge and the desire to make that knowledge useful.

The book anchors science as a form of culture—a very unusual form—but a form that has similarities with other things we do. Often, history of science tends to look at different disciplines individually.

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The HSS, established inis an international organization and an affiliate of the American Council of Learned Societies. A History of Science in Society is a concise overview that introduces complex ideas in a non-technical fashion. Ede and Cormack trace the history of the changing place of science in society and explore the link between the pursuit of knowledge and the desire to make that knowledge useful.

New topics in this edition include astronomy and mathematics in ancient Mayan society, science and Reviews: 1. The world around us is continually being shaped by science, and by societys relationship to it. In recent years sociologists have been increasingly preoccupied with the latter, and now in this fascinating book, Massimiano Bucchi provides a brief introduction to this topical issue/5(9).

Award-winning books in the history of science, as recognized by the History of Science Society. Search, sort, and find your next read in the history of science. A History of Science in Society: A Reader, edited by Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack, is a collection of primary source documents and an excellent companion to their text by the same name.

It includes scientific papers as well as more popular and cultural expressions of scientific ideas from the likes of Margaret Cavendish, Albert Einstein, and Rachel Carson.

Browse all issues of History of Science. Access to society journal content varies across our titles. If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this box.

SinceIsis has featured articles, research notes and commentary on the history of science, medicine, and technology, and their cultural influences. A History of Science in Society: From Philosophy to Utility is a concise overview that introduces complex ideas in a non-technical fashion without sacrificing the sophistication and richness of the subject.

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The history of science is an ancient pursuit, but a relatively young discipline. Although major works dedicated to the history of one or another science have been published since the eighteenth century, specialist journals, learned societies, and university positions date mostly from the twentieth century.

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