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The Scientific Revolution

S. A. Jayawardene

The Scientific Revolution

A Select Annotated Bibliography (Bibliographies on the History of Science and Technology)

by S. A. Jayawardene

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Published by Garland Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bibliographies & Indexes,
  • History Of Science,
  • Bibliography,
  • History,
  • Science,
  • Technology,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages460
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11430449M
    ISBN 100824090632
    ISBN 109780824090630
    OCLC/WorldCa33281871


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In this first book-length historiographical study of the Scientific Revolution, H. Floris Cohen examines the body of work on the intellectual, social, and cultural origins of early modern science.

Cohen critically surveys a wide range of scholarship since the nineteenth century, offering new perspectives on how the Scientific Revolution changed Summary of Thomas Kuhn’s ‘The Structure of Scientific Revolution’ Thomas Kuhn in his book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions attempted to analyse the events, phenomena and the dynamics of the history of science :// Get this from a library.

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It is during such periods of revolution that the evolution of scientific theory occurs. Kuhn argues that a paradigm shift occurs, whereby the rules of research and the direction of research change, and new questions are asked of previous data.

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By: H Floris Cohen (Author) Publisher: About this book. Examines the body of work on the intellectual, social, and cultural origins of early modern science.

Part 2 The Search for Causes of the Scientific Revolution: The Emergence of Early Modern Science from Previous Western. Frankenstein: Science and the Industrial Revolution Frankenstein, written by author Mary Shelley, was a romantic based story written in Europe during the eighteen hundreds.

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