Show simple item record Bowler, Peter Morus, Iwan 2008-12-03T10:37:24Z 2008-12-03T10:37:24Z 2008-12-03
dc.identifier.citation Bowler , P & Morus , I 2008 , Making Modern Science: a historical survey . University of Chicago Press . en
dc.identifier.isbn 0-226-06861-7
dc.identifier.other PURE: 96043
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/1281
dc.description Morus, Iwan, and Peter Bowler, Making Modern Science: a historical survey (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005), pp.viii+529 en
dc.description.abstract 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 first section considers key episodes in the development of modern science, including the Scientific Revolution and individual accomplishments in geology, physics, and biology. 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. 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. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher University of Chicago Press
dc.title Making Modern Science: a historical survey en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Book en
dc.contributor.institution Department of History & Welsh History en

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