Book ID: CBB000044751

Interpreting the world: Science and society (1992)


Shea, William R. (Editor)
Spadafora, Antonio (Editor)

Science History

Publication Date: 1992
Physical Details: xii + 218 pp.; notes; index

Description Contents: Salam, Abdus: The unification of fundamental forces. Atiyah, M.F.: Mathematics and the computer revolution. Rubbia, Carlo: The role of symmetries in the infinitesimally small. Levi-Montalcini, Rita: Frontiers in neurobiology. Laudan, Larry: Why do (natural) scientists agree? Shea, William R.: When experiments speak with a forked tongue. Hempel, Carl G.: Evidence and truth in scientific inquiry. Lovell, Bernard: Reason and belief in cosmology. Grünbaum, Adolf: The psychoanalytic enterprise in scientific perspective. Eccles, John C.: Imagination and scientific rationality. Bobbio, Norberto: The future of democracy. Sartori, Giovanni: Practical rationality and applied knowledge.

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Authors & Contributors
Wertheimer, Jürgen
Mackensen, Ludolf von
Garofalo, Silvano
Albrecht, Helmuth
Zweckbronner, Gerhard
Nitschke, August
Archives des Sciences (Geneva)
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society
Women's Writing: The Elizabethan to Victorian Period
Journal of the History of Collections
Raison Présente
Hessische Brandversicherungsanstalt
Verlag für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und der Technik
Edizioni ETS
Encyclopedias (history)
Emigration; immigration
Pivati, Gianfrancesco
Kruyt, Hugo Rudolph
Eddington, Arthur Stanley
Epstein, Yechiel Mechel
Necker de Saussure, Albertine
Descartes, René
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
17th century
18th century
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Russia; Baltic States; Finland
The Netherlands: Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg
Universität Stuttgart

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