By Graham Hollister-Short

The technical difficulties confronting assorted societies and classes, and the measures taken to resolve them shape the worry of this annual selection of essays. Volumes include technical articles ranging greatly in topic, time and zone, in addition to basic papers at the historical past of expertise. as well as facing the heritage of technical discovery and alter, History of know-how also explores the family members of expertise to different facets of existence -- social, cultural and fiscal -- and exhibits how technological improvement has formed, and been formed by means of, the society during which it occurred.

Show description

Read or Download History of Technology Volume 19: Vol.19 PDF

Best history & philosophy on science & nature books

Massimiano Bucchi,Adrian Belton's Beyond Technocracy: Science, Politics and Citizens PDF

Nuclear power, stem cellphone expertise, GMOs: the extra technology advances, the extra society turns out to withstand. yet are we actually observing a loss of life fight among opposing forces, as such a lot of could have it? Can today’s complicated technical coverage judgements coincide with the desires of a participatory democracy?

New PDF release: The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event (The Critical

Of the best evolutionary occasions within the heritage of existence on the earth happened in the course of Early Paleozoic time. the 1st was once the Cambrian explosion of skeletonized marine animals approximately 540 million years in the past. the second one was once the "Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event," that is the point of interest of this ebook.

Bild und Methode: Theoretische Hintergründe und methodische - download pdf or read online

In den letzten beiden Jahrzehnten hat die wissenschaftliche Beschäftigung mit dem Phänomen Bild an Umfang und Intensität weiter zugenommen. Je nach Fachrichtung werden sehr unterschiedliche methodische Zugänge gewählt, die mit entsprechend differierenden Hintergrundtheorien verbunden sind. In welchem Verhältnis stehen Methoden und Hintergrundtheorien?

Download e-book for kindle: Before Copernicus: The Cultures and Contexts of Scientific by Rivka Feldhay,F. Jamil Ragep

In 1984, Noel Swerdlow and Otto Neugebauer argued that Nicolaus Copernicus (1473–1543) defined planetary movement by utilizing mathematical units and astronomical types initially constructed by way of Islamic astronomers within the 13th and fourteenth centuries. used to be this a parallel improvement, or did Copernicus one way or the other study of the paintings of his predecessors, and if this is the case, how?

Additional resources for History of Technology Volume 19: Vol.19

Sample text

Download PDF sample

History of Technology Volume 19: Vol.19 by Graham Hollister-Short


by Michael
4.4

Rated 4.10 of 5 – based on 39 votes