In Making Modern Science, a text designed for introductory college. to respected scholars Peter J. Bowler and Iwan Rhys Morus, expands our knowledge and. PETER J. BOWLER and IWAN RHYS MORUS, Making modern science: A historical survey. Chicago: The University of Chicago press, Results 1 – 30 of 30 Making Modern Science: A Historical Survey by Peter J. Bowler; Iwan Rhys Morus and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles.
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Making Modern Science: A Historical Survey by Peter J. Bowler
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The first section considers key episodes in the development of modern science, including the Scientific Revolution and individual accomplishments in geology, physics, and biology. Jan 09, Beenish rated it liked it.
Kate rated it really liked it Dec 02, Mar 18, Jeffrey Cavanaugh rated it really liked it. It’s called Science and Gender. Vince Hradil rated it really liked it Dec 18, Mary rated it really liked it Jul 31, Bowler and Morus have written an excellent historical survey that general readers and scholars alike will find rich and stimulating. History and Philosophy of Science.
Bowler and Iwan Rhys Morus, expands our knowledge and control of the world in ways that affect-but are also affected by-society and culture.
Well organized, well constructed textbook-style collection of essays and historical pieces on science and its progress and current states-of-affairs.
To ask other readers questions about Making Modern Scienceplease sign up. The Changing Frontier Adam B. I had to mdoern it for a class and it was the better of the two general background books we read. Refresh and try again. Bowler and Iwan Rhys Morus, expands our knowledge and control of the world in ways that affect – but are also affected by – society and culture. Jill rated it really liked it Jul 28, The book situates biological and physical knowledge within a myriad of socio-cultural contexts, such as religion, the state, economic theory, patronage, and war.
Making Modern Science: A Historical Survey, Bowler, Morus
A timely, informative, challenging, and very welcome achievement. Account Options Sign in. Emily rated it liked it Oct 23, Reference metadata exposed for Zotero via unAPI. Opening with an introduction that explains developments in the history of science over the last three decades and the controversies these initiatives have engendered, the book then proceeds in two parts.
Making Modern Scienc e thus chronicles all major developments in scientific thinking, from the revolutionary ideas of the seventeenth century to the contemporary issues of evolutionism, genetics, nuclear physics, and modern cosmology. Bowler is professor of the history of science in the School of Anthropological Studies at Queen’s University, Belfast, and the author of Reconciling Science and Religion: Overall, I really liked it.
A good user friendly read for background in the History of Science.
Jk rated it really liked ad Jul 14, Every single woman that is mentioned over the course of the chapter is a “feminist. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
The first survey of its kind, Making Modern Ad is a much-needed and accessible introduction to the history of science, engagingly written for undergraduates and curious readers alike. Lists with This Book.
Making Modern Science
The second section is an analysis of the most important themes stemming from the social relations of science-the discoveries that force society to rethink its religious, moral, or philosophical values.
Making Modern Scienc e thus chronicles all major developments in scientific thinking, from the revolutionary ideas of the seventeenth century to the contemporary issues of evolutionism, genetics, nuclear physics, and modern cosmology. Erika Olsson rated it really liked it Aug 26, The second section is an analysis of the most important themes stemming from the social relations of science-the discoveries that force society to rethink its religious, moral, or philosophical values.
Published April 20th by University of Chicago Press. No trivia or quizzes yet. In Making Modern Sciencea text designed for introductory college courses in the history of science and as a single-volume introduction for the ,orus reader, Bowler and Morus explore both the history of science itself and its influence on modern thought.