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A Social History of Knowledge II
Language: en
Pages: 359
Authors: Peter Burke
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher:

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A Social History of Knowledge II
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Peter Burke
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-17 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Peter Burke follows up his magisterial Social History of Knowledge, picking up where the first volume left off around 1750 at the publication of the French Encyclopédie and following the story through to Wikipedia. Like the previous volume, it offers a social history (or a retrospective sociology of knowledge) in
English Literature and the Disciplines of Knowledge, Early Modern to Eighteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Peter Burke
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-13 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume focuses on how the conceptual and performative aspects of science connect it in important ways with literary discourses. It addresses the reception of science by authors of literature, as well as how ‘mimesis’ intersects with scientific discourse.
Forms of Knowledge
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Johan Östling, David Larsson Heidenblad, Anna Nilsson Hammar
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-21 - Publisher: Nordic Academic Press

The history of knowledge is a dynamic field of research with bright prospects. In recent years it has been established as an exciting, forward-looking field internationally, with a strong presence in the Nordic countries. Forms of Knowledge is the first publication by the Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge
The Problem of Disenchantment
Language: en
Pages: 646
Authors: Egil Asprem
Categories: PSYCHOLOGY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-31 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Challenges the conventional view of a “disenchanted” and secular modernity, and recovers the complex relation that exists between science, religion, and esotericism in the modern world. Max Weber famously characterized the ongoing process of intellectualization and rationalization that separates the natural world from the divine (by excluding magic and value