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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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Mary rated it really liked it Jul 31, The first section considers key episodes in the development of modern science, including the Scientific Revolution and individual accomplishments in geology, physics, and biology. Attractively illustrated and easy to use, the book explains difficult scientific and philosophical issues in brief and often surprisingly clear terms. I had to read this book for a science history class and I am so glad I did. The book situates biological and physical knowledge within a myriad of socio-cultural contexts, such as religion, the state, economic theory, patronage, and war.

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Written by anf 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. The development of science, according to respected scholars Peter J.

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Mar 18, Jeffrey Cavanaugh rated it really liked it. Making Modern Science provides a detailed and fascinating glimpse into the vibrant tradition of scientific inquiry that has so shaped our contemporary world. Bowler and Morus have written an excellent historical survey that general readers and scholars alike will find rich and stimulating. Atoms and Alchemy William R.

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The first survey of its kind, Making Modern Science is a much-needed and accessible introduction to the history of science, engagingly scoence for undergraduates and curious readers alike. If you are a student who has a disability that prevents you from using this book in printed form, BiblioVault may be able to supply bolwer with an electronic file for alternative access. Great read for anyone who wants to know how science got here.

It gives a great over view of science history and an insight to how science has developed in the medieval time up though modern times.

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Jill rated it really liked it Jul 28, About Contact News Giving to the Press. II Themes in the History of Science. 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.

Opening with an introduction movern 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. A timely, informative, challenging, and very welcome achievement. 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.

The first section considers key episodes maling the development of modern science, including the Scientific Revolution sdience individual accomplishments in geology, physics, and biology. 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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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Janne rated it it was amazing Dec 01, 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. The Changing Frontier Adam Mrus.

Making Modern Science: A Historical Survey

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. Cole rated it really liked it Apr 19, 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.

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Trivia About Making Modern Sci 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.