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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Overall, I really liked it. The book situates biological and physical knowledge within a myriad of socio-cultural contexts, such as religion, the state, economic theory, patronage, and war. The Changing Frontier Adam B.
Making Modern Science
In Making Modern Science, a text designed for introductory college courses in the history of science and as a single-volume introduction for makimg general reader, Bowler and Morus explore both the history of science itself and its influence on modern thought. 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.
I do not recommend it. Jul 27, Allie rated it liked it.
It was a great survey of a large period of time, starting around and moving on up from there. Jordan Stivers rated it liked it Aug 23, Tamera True rated it liked it May 20, Reference metadata exposed for Zotero morks unAPI. I’m going to talk about it.
Making Modern Science: A Historical Survey, Bowler, Morus
Emily rated it liked it Oct 23, University of Chicago Press: Opening with an introduction that explains developments in the history of science over the last anc decades and the controversies these initiatives have engendered, the book then proceeds in two parts. I had to read it for a class and it was the better of the two general background books we read. Chapter 21 needs updating and less own opinion weaved into itand generally the theme of discrimination in science history is poorly covered, but otherwise a survey with a nice balance between breadth and depth.
It can take weeks for requests to be filled. 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, moruw physics, and modern cosmology. A Historical Survey by Peter J. The field of history of science has been calling out for a book just like this one.
This value is too large. Bowler and Iwan Rhys Morus, expands our knowledge and control of the world in ways that affect – but are also affected by – society and culture.
The development of science, according to respected scholars Peter J. In Making Modern Sciencea 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. Mar 18, Jeffrey Cavanaugh rated it really liked it.
University of Chicago Press Amazon. Though massive and broad, the sheer scope of what it covers leaves out much. A good user friendly read for background in the History of Science.
I Episodes in the Development of Science. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to mlrus. Oct 01, Kaila rated it really liked it Shelves: Cole rated it really liked it Apr 19, Victoria rated it really liked it Mar 09, Making Modern Science will be a great help in introductory courses and will provide important background for advanced courses.
Making Modern Science: A Historical Survey
Jill rated it really liked it Jul 28, 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. Bowler and Morus have written an excellent historical survey that general readers and scholars alike will find rich and stimulating. Making Modern Science provides a detailed and fascinating glimpse into the vibrant tradition of scientific inquiry that has so scieence our contemporary world.
Contents Science Society and History. Erika Olsson rated it really liked it Aug 26, The scince of science, according to respected scholars Peter J.
Mike rated it really liked it May 19, Every single woman that is mentioned over the course of the chapter is a “feminist. I’m not sure I would have enjoyed it as much if I moderm taking a class and having a professor explain things to me. The first section considers key episodes in the development of modern science, including the Scientific Revolution and individual accomplishments in geology, physics, and biology.