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Science deified and science defied : the historical significance of science in Western culture / Richard Olson.


Berkeley : University of California Press, [1982-1990] .
ISBN 0520068467, 0520046218

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Other Title Science deified and science defied
Subjects Ciencia y civilización.
Science -- History.
Science and civilization.
Science.
Wetenschap.
Description 2 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1982-1990]
©1982-©1990
©1990
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents [1] From the Bronze Age to the beginnings of the modern era, circa 3500 B.C. to circa A.D. 1640 -- volume 2. From the early modern age through the early romantic era, circa 1640 to circa 1820 : Introduction -- The extension of mechanical and mathematical philosophies in the study of man and society -- Empiricist political science in the Seventeenth Century -- The religious implications in Newtonian science -- Liberalisms and socialisms: the ideological implications of Enlightenment social science: I: The tradition of political economy -- The ideological implications of Enlightenment social science: II: The sociological tradition -- The ideological implications of Enlightenment social science: III: Sensationalist psychology and a new focus on equality, distributive justice, and education -- Science and aesthetics: the beautiful to subline, circa 1600-ca. 1800 -- Science, technology, and the industrial revolution: the conflation of science and technics -- Romantic reactions to scientized politics and production.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8387293
(OCoLC)ocm08387293
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WorldCat Identities Olson, Richard, 1940-
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