Ways of Knowing

A new history of science, technology and medicine
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ISBN-13:
9780719059940
Veröffentl:
2000
Einband:
Paperback
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.01.2000
Seiten:
284
Autor:
John V. Pickstone
Gewicht:
404 g
Format:
216x140x17 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
This classic MUP text discusses the historical development of science, technology and medicine in Western Europe and North America from the Renaissance to the present. Combining theoretical discussion and empirical illustration, it redefines the geography of science, technology and medicine.
This classic MUP text discusses the historical development of science, technology and medicine in Western Europe and North America from the Renaissance to the present. Combining theoretical discussion and empirical illustration, it redefines the geography of science, technology and medicine. -- .
1. Ways of Knowing2. World-readings: the meanings of nature and science3. Natural History4. Analysis and rationalism of production5. The elements of bodies, earth and society6. Experimentalism and invention7. Invention and the technoscientific complexes8. Technoscience and public understandings: the British case c.2000