Science In The Twentieth Century

Author: John Krige
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113440686X
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With over forty chapters, written by leading scholars, this comprehensive volume represents the best work in America, Europe, and Asia.

Science In The 20th Century And Beyond

Author: Jon Agar
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745634699
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Surveying modern developments in science from 1900 to the present day, this fascinating volume explores Einstein's new physics, the Manhattan Project, eugenics, biotechnology, the Human Genome Project and much more.

The Science And Politics Of Racial Research

Author: William H. Tucker
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252065606
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Unlike other critiques of the scientific literature on racial difference, The Science and Politics of Racial Research argues that there has been no scientific purpose or value to the study of innate differences in ability between groups.

The Cambridge History Of Latin America

Author: Leslie Bethell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521232265
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SCIENCE. AND. SOCIETY. IN. TWENTIETH-CENTURY. LATIN. AMERICA.
INTRODUCTION The development of science as an organized activity in Latin
America has rarely been smooth or lineal. Rather it has been replete with false
starts, with periods of consolidation followed by periods of fragmentation and
reverse, often for political reasons.' Moreover, the considerable national variation
both in the organization of science and the level of achievement of different
disciplines makes ...

Feyerabend

Author: John Preston
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 9780745616766
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The book will be of interest to students of philosophy, methodology, and the social sciences. This book is the first comprehensive critical study of the work of Paul Feyerabend, one of the foremost twentieth-century philosophers of science.

Fractured Times

Author: Eric Hobsbawm
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405519746
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In Fractured Times, Hobsbawm, with characteristic verve and consummate imagination and skill, unpicks a century of such fragmentation, in the last book from one of our greatest modern-day thinkers.

Feminism In Twentieth Century Science Technology And Medicine

Author: Angela N. H. Creager
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226120249
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The essays in this volume explore how feminist theory has had a direct impact on research in the biological and social sciences, in medicine, and in technology, often providing the impetus for fundamentally changing the theoretical ...

Scientific Authority Twentieth Century America

Author: Ronald G. Walters
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801853906
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In Scientific Authority and Twentieth-Century America Ronald G. Walters brings together a distinguished group of contributors to reflect - often critically - on scientific and medical claims to moral, social, and political authority.