The Resource A History of scientific thought : elements of a history of science : translated from the French, edited by Michel Serres ; [contributors] Michel Authier [and others]

A History of scientific thought : elements of a history of science : translated from the French, edited by Michel Serres ; [contributors] Michel Authier [and others]

Label
A History of scientific thought : elements of a history of science : translated from the French
Title
A History of scientific thought
Title remainder
elements of a history of science : translated from the French
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michel Serres ; [contributors] Michel Authier [and others]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
This book is an analytical introduction to key historical and philosophical moments in the history of science. It focuses on significant turning-points in scientific history and discusses the main thinkers and their impact upon the world of science
Cataloging source
DLC
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Eléments d'histoire des science
Index
index present
LC call number
Q125
LC item number
.E4313 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Serres, Michel
  • Authier, Michel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Science
  • Science
  • Exacte wetenschappen
Label
A History of scientific thought : elements of a history of science : translated from the French, edited by Michel Serres ; [contributors] Michel Authier [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Eléments d'histoire des science
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Michel Serres -- 1. Babylon -- 1800 / James Ritter -- 2. Measure for Measure: Mathematics in Egypt and Mesopotamia / James Ritter -- 3. Gnomon: The Beginnings of Geometry in Greece / Michel Serres -- 4. Archimedes: The Scientist's Canon / Michel Authier -- 5. Stories of the Circle / Catherine Goldstein -- 6. The Arab Intermediary / Paul Benoit and Francoise Micheau -- 7. Theology in the Thirteenth Century: A Science Unlike the Others / Paul Benoit -- 8. Algebra, Commerce and Calculation / Paul Benoit -- 9. The Galileo Affair / Isabelle Stengers -- 10. Refraction and Cartesian 'Forgetfulness' / Michel Authier -- 11. Working with Numbers in the Seventeenth and Nineteenth Centuries / Catherine Goldstein -- 12. Ambiguous Affinity: The Newtonian Dream of Chemistry in the Eighteenth Century / Isabelle Stengers -- 13. From Linnaeus to Darwin: Naturalists and Travellers / Jean-Marc Drouin -- 14. Paris 1800 / Michel Serres -- 15. Lavoisier: A Scientific Revolution / Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent -- 16. In Defence of Geology: The Origins of Lyell's Uniformitarianism / Geof Bowker -- 17. Mendel in the Garden / Jean-Marc Drouin -- 18. Pasteur and Pouchet: The Heterogenesis of the History of Science / Bruno Latour -- 19. Mendeleyev: The Story of a Discovery / Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent -- 20. Manufacturing Truth: The Development of Industrial Research / Geof Bowker -- 21. Joliot: History and Physics mixed together / Bruno Latour -- 22. The Invention of the Computer / Pierre Levy -- Chronology / Michel Authier
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
viii, 760 pages
Isbn
9780631177395
Lccn
94007571
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30031758
  • (OCoLC)ocm30031758
Label
A History of scientific thought : elements of a history of science : translated from the French, edited by Michel Serres ; [contributors] Michel Authier [and others]
Publication
Note
Translation of: Eléments d'histoire des science
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Michel Serres -- 1. Babylon -- 1800 / James Ritter -- 2. Measure for Measure: Mathematics in Egypt and Mesopotamia / James Ritter -- 3. Gnomon: The Beginnings of Geometry in Greece / Michel Serres -- 4. Archimedes: The Scientist's Canon / Michel Authier -- 5. Stories of the Circle / Catherine Goldstein -- 6. The Arab Intermediary / Paul Benoit and Francoise Micheau -- 7. Theology in the Thirteenth Century: A Science Unlike the Others / Paul Benoit -- 8. Algebra, Commerce and Calculation / Paul Benoit -- 9. The Galileo Affair / Isabelle Stengers -- 10. Refraction and Cartesian 'Forgetfulness' / Michel Authier -- 11. Working with Numbers in the Seventeenth and Nineteenth Centuries / Catherine Goldstein -- 12. Ambiguous Affinity: The Newtonian Dream of Chemistry in the Eighteenth Century / Isabelle Stengers -- 13. From Linnaeus to Darwin: Naturalists and Travellers / Jean-Marc Drouin -- 14. Paris 1800 / Michel Serres -- 15. Lavoisier: A Scientific Revolution / Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent -- 16. In Defence of Geology: The Origins of Lyell's Uniformitarianism / Geof Bowker -- 17. Mendel in the Garden / Jean-Marc Drouin -- 18. Pasteur and Pouchet: The Heterogenesis of the History of Science / Bruno Latour -- 19. Mendeleyev: The Story of a Discovery / Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent -- 20. Manufacturing Truth: The Development of Industrial Research / Geof Bowker -- 21. Joliot: History and Physics mixed together / Bruno Latour -- 22. The Invention of the Computer / Pierre Levy -- Chronology / Michel Authier
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
viii, 760 pages
Isbn
9780631177395
Lccn
94007571
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30031758
  • (OCoLC)ocm30031758

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