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eBook The Politics of Western Science, 1640-1990 ePub

by Margaret C. Jacob

  • ISBN: 0391038346
  • Category: Politics and Government
  • Subcategory: Politics
  • Author: Margaret C. Jacob
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Prometheus Books; Reprint edition (May 1994)
  • Pages: 241
  • ePub book: 1682 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1925 kb
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Start by marking The Politics of Western Science 1640-1990 as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The collection provides an overview for the nonspecialist showing just how political choices have influenced scientific ideas and their uses, and the ways in which national styles of science, as well as beliefs and ideologies, have shaped the contours of science over three hundred years.

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Science Deified and Science Defied: The Historical Significance of Science in Western Culture.

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Margaret Jacob (born 9 June 1943) is an American historian of science. Margaret C. Jacob was born on 9 June 1943 and raised in New York City. She graduated from St. Joseph's College in 1964 with a . degree and then attended Cornell University, earning a master's degree in 1966 and her P. Jacob was appointed as an assistant professor at the University of South Florida in 1968 and spent 1969–71 as a lecturer in history at the University of East Anglia

Margaret Jacob, in her introduction to The Politics of Western Science, states a problem which surfaces throughout the collection: ‘Our perspective is simultaneously deeply sceptical of any claim that science could be value.

The Nazis ‘depoliticised’ problems of vital human interest by reducing these to scientific or medical problems, conceived in the narrow, reductionist sense of these terms

Science - Political aspects - Europe - History.

Science - Political aspects - Europe - History. Jacob, Margaret . 1943-.

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