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The Emergence of a Scientific Culture: Science and the Shaping of Modernity 1210-1685
The Emergence of a Scientific Culture Science and the Shaping of Modernity 1210-1685
Author: Stephen Gaukroger
Why did science emerge in the West and how did scientific values come to be regarded as the yardstick for all other forms of knowledge? Stephen Gaukroger shows just how bitterly the cognitive and cultural standing of science was contested in its early development. Rejecting the traditional picture of secularization, he argues that science in the...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780199550012
ISBN-10: 0199550018
Publication Date: 1/15/2009
Pages: 576
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Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Book Type: Paperback
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