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B Dewey Decimal Classification Making Modern Science 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.

See other books on: Reference metadata exposed for Zotero via unAPI. 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. 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.

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Written by seasoned historians, this book will encourage students to see the history of science not as a series of names and dates but as an interconnected and complex web of relationships between science and modern society.

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A Historical Survey by Peter J. Opening with an introduction that explains developments in the history of science over the last zcience decades and the controversies these initiatives have engendered, the book then proceeds in two parts. Finally, two first-rate academic historians—one a specialist in biological and earth sciences, one in physical sciences —both firmly committed to sociological, contextual approaches, offer an overview of their discipline for the beginning student.

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In Making Modern Science, a text designed for introductory college courses in the history of science and as a single-volume introduction for the general reader, Bowler and Morus explore both the history of science itself and its influence on modern thought. A good user friendly read for background in the History of Science.

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