Science and culture; a study of cohesive and disjunctive forces. Edited by Gerald Holton.


Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1965.

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Other Title Daedalus.
Other Authors Holton, Gerald James,
Subjects Cultuur.
Krachten.
Science and civilization.
Science.
Sciences et civilisation.
Wetenschap.
Series Daedalus library ; v. 4.
Description xxxiii, 348 pages 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1965.
Notes Most of these essays, several in somewhat different form, were originally published in the winter 1965 issue of Daedalus.
Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents [1.] Definitions: Semantics of culture / Harry Levin -- On Scientia / James S. Ackerman -- Culture and social cohesion: an anthropologist's view / Edmund R. Leach -- Unity and diversity in the modern intellectual disciplines: the role of the social sciences / Talcott Parsons -- [2.] On coherences and transformations: Scientific concepts and cultural change / Harvey Brooks -- The thematic imagination in science / Gerald Holton -- The established dissenters / Don K. Price -- The visual arts and the science: a proposal for collaboration / Gyorgy Kepes -- The future as the basis for establishing a shared culture / Margaret Mead -- [3.] On disjunction and alienation: Science and technology in popular culture / Oscar Handlin -- Science in modern culture / Eric Weil -- Remarks on a redefinition of culture / Herbert Marcuse -- The disjunction of culture and social structure: some notes on the meaning of social reality / Daniel Bell -- Science and man's nature / ReneĢ Dubos -- Toward a common scale of measurement / Robert S. Morison -- The integrity of science / a report by the American Association for the Advancement of Science Committee on science in the promotion of human welfare.
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