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History of Science By John Priestley MA MSc
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This book is about the history of science – astronomy, physics, chemistry, life sciences, earth sciences and computer science. It is not a book about the lives of the scientists, though brief... More > biographical details are given for important figures. It aims to get to the bottom of the great discoveries of the modern era. The book is about 78,000 words long – about a quarter of the size of other books on the same subject – but it contains more actual science than most of the others. No one doubts that there are some difficult ideas in science – for example the general theory of relativity, the laws of thermodynamics or quantum mechanics. Yet these can be explained in quite simple terms. What is more, science can be fun! No special knowledge beyond basic school science is required to read this book. There are 35 illustrations including diagrams, photographs and portraits.< Less
The Science of History And The Hope of Mankind By Benoy Kumar Sarkar
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The Science of History And The Hope of Mankind. "THE present work is based on the Lectures on the Science of History which I delivered to my classes in History at the Bengal National College,... More > Calcutta. My object was to survey, not historically but according to the philosophic-comparative method, the phenomena of civilization and point out the laws or generalizations that may be deduced out of the facts of universal history.< Less
An Introduction to the History of Science By Walter Libby
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An Introduction to the History of Science is history science wrote by Walter Libby. PROFESSOR OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE IN THE CARNEGIE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. Published by HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY... More > The Riverside Press Cambridge in 1917. This scarce antiquarian book. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as blurred pictures. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature.< Less
ELEMENTS OF HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE By Ephraim-Stephen Essien and Iniobong Umotong (Eds.)
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This book introduces students to the history and philosophy of the natural sciences. The book examines major topics in the history and philosophy of science, including, among others, the meaning,... More > nature, goal and method of science; the meaning, nature and goal of philosophy of science; the problems of induction and causation and the inductive reasoning as the primary logic of science. The book also examines positivism, logical positivism and the analytic philosophical tradition,falsificationism of Karl Popper within the context of his grand philosophy of critical rationalism, methodology of scientific research programme of Imre Lakatos, scientific revolution of Thomas Kuhn, methodological anarchism of Paul Feyerabend, the history of the Western sciences and the philosophical issues associated with them. The origin theories of the universe and, by implication, of man, are also analysed here in perspective. Issues on the environment, its sustainability and renewability are sufficiently adumbrated in this book.< Less
Animal Science History By Matt Reese
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A detailed history of the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University.
Animal Science History By Matt Reese
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A detailed history of the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University.
Milestones in the History of Empirical Sciences By Heitor Matallo Junior
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The book aligns chronologically the facts that originated some of the most important branches of science like astronomy, botany, bacteriology, thermodynamics, chemistry and other interesting issues.... More > An initial chapter briefly describes the evolution of the Universe according to the most recent theories. A special chapter related to the rising of the idea of sustainable development is added at the end, showing the institutional efforts aimed to overcome the current non-sustainable practices in the use of natural resources, which could lead the planet to the disaster of overconsumption and global warming. The text has 19 graphics with the timeline of the evolution of empirical sciences and other issues and 50 illustrations and photos in full color.< Less
Milestones in the History of Empirical Sciences By Heitor Matallo Junior
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The book aligns chronologically the facts that originated some of the most important branches of science like astronomy, botany, bacteriology, thermodynamics, chemistry and other interesting issues.... More > An initial chapter briefly describes the evolution of the Universe according to the most recent theories. A special chapter related to the rising of the idea of sustainable development is added at the end, showing the institutional efforts aimed to overcome the current non-sustainable practices in the use of natural resources, which could lead the planet to the disaster of overconsumption and global warming. The text has 19 graphics with the timeline of the evolution of empirical sciences and other issues and 50 illustrations and photos in full color.< Less
History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science By John William Draper
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This book is about the history of the conflict between religion and science, covering in-depth investigation of the origin of science, religion and its relations to science, various conflicts... More > respecting the doctrine of the unity of God, the nature of the soul, the nature of the world, the age of the earth, the criterion of truth, the government of the universe, and the crisis among religion, faith, civilization and science.< Less
History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science By John William Draper
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This book is about the history of the conflict between religion and science, covering in-depth investigation of the origin of science, religion and its relations to science, various conflicts... More > respecting the doctrine of the unity of God, the nature of the soul, the nature of the world, the age of the earth, the criterion of truth, the government of the universe, and the crisis among religion, faith, civilization and science.< Less