Science and the Modern World

Alfred North Whitehead's 1925 volume was a groundbreaking and important book that redefined the concept of modern science.

Science and the Modern World

Science and the Modern World

Alfred North Whitehead's 1925 volume was a groundbreaking and important book that redefined the concept of modern science. In emphasising the position of science as a culturally connected activity, Whitehead anticipated arguments that would come to dominate the philosophy of science in the latter part of the twentieth century.

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Science and the Modern World
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: A. N. Whitehead
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Alfred North Whitehead's 1925 volume was a groundbreaking and important book that redefined the concept of modern science. In emphasising the position of science as a culturally connected activity, Whitehead anticipated arguments that would come to dominate the philosophy of science in the latter part of the twentieth century.
Science and the Modern World
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Alfred North Whitehead
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1947 - Publisher:

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Science and the Modern World
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Alfred North Whitehead
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-08-01 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Alfred North Whitehead's SCIENCE AND THE MODERN WORLD, originally published in 1925, redefines the concept of modern science. Presaging by more than half a century most of today's cutting-edge thought on the cultural ramifications of science and technology, Whitehead demands that readers understand and celebrate the contemporary, historical, and cultural
Science and the Modern World
Language: en
Pages: 213
Authors: Pontificia Accademia delle Scienze (Città del Vaticano)
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher:

Books about Science and the Modern World
Science in the Modern World Polity
Language: en
Pages: 377
Authors: Gili S. Drori, John W. Meyer, Francisco O. Ramirez, Evan Schofer
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

This work uses cross-national and longitudinal empirical research to explain the rise, nature, and impact of science as an authoritative worldwide institution. The authors analyze the ever-increasing investment in science, the diffusion of scientific discourse, and the hegemony of scientific organizations.

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