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Clocks to Computers: Some Clarifications (2016)


This final comment aims to dispel legitimate concerns expressed in some of the commentaries about the nature of the successive epistemic regimes inherent in the “big picture” offered in “Clocks to Computers” and the use of machines as emblems for these regimes. It also addresses the place in the proposed scheme of some key figures in the history of science that do not obviously fit these regimes.

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Authors & Contributors
Landes, David S.
Michel-Nozières, C.
Bartky, Ian R.
Stephens, Carlene E.
Dennis, Maggie
Denny, Mark
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
International Journal for the History of Engineering and Technology
Centaurus: International Magazine of the History of Mathematics, Science, and Technology
British Journal for the History of Science
Technikgeschichte: Beiträge zur Geschichte der Technik und Industrie
East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal
Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
Stanford University Press
Johns Hopkins University Press
University of North Carolina Press
Landmark Publishing
University of Toronto
Clocks and Watches
Steam engines; steam turbines
Time measurement
Information technology
Huygens, Constantijn
Huygens, Christiaan
Newcomen, Thomas
Time Periods
19th century
20th century
17th century
20th century, early
Edo period (Japan, 1603-1868)
Middle and Near East
United States
Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology
Scientific Instrument Society

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