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Ede, Andrew
A history of science in society : from philosophy to utility / by Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack
2nd ed
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  Q125 .E365 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Science -- History
Science -- Social aspects -- History
Science and civilization -- History
Physical Description xii, 435 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [397]-408) and index
Contents The origins of natural philosophy -- The Roman era and the rise of Islam -- The revival of natural philosophy in western Europe -- Science in the Renaissance: the courtly philosophers -- The scientific revolution: contested territory -- The enlightenment and enterprise -- Science and empire -- Entering the atomic age -- Science and war -- The death of certainty -- 1957: the year the world became a planet -- Man on the moon, microwave in the kitchen -- New frontiers: science and choice in the new millennium
Alternate Author Cormack, Lesley B., 1957-

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