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Natural order : historical studies of scientific culture / edited by Barry Barnes and Steven Shapin.

; Shapin, Steven
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1979] .
ISBN 0803909586, 9780803909588, 9780803909595, 0803909594

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Other Title Scientific culture.
Other Authors Barnes, Barry, 1943-
Shapin, Steven.
Subjects Geschichte.
Science -- History.
Sciences -- Histoire.
Series Sage focus editions.
Description 255 pages ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents part 1. Body order: The nervous system and society in the Scottish Enlightenment / Christopher Lawrence -- Homo phrenologicus: anthropological perspectives on an historical problem / Steven Shapin -- The power of the body: the early nineteenth century / Roger Cooter -- part 2. The rise of naturalism: Creation and credence: the career of theories of the Earth in Britain, 1660-1820 / Roy Porter -- Darwin and social Darwinism: purity and history / Steven Shapin and Barry Barnes -- The reception of a mathematical theory: non-Euclidean geometry in England, 1868-1883 / Joan L. Richards -- Physics and psychics: science, symbolic action, and social control in late Victorian England / Brian Wynne -- part 3. The social basis of scientific controversy: Scientific judgment: the biometry-Mendelism controversy / Donald MacKenzie and Barry barnes -- Controversy over classification: a case study from the history of botany / John Dean -- Heredity, environment, and the legitimation of social policy / Jonathan Harwood.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4495674
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