The Resource The ancient mythology of modern science : a mythologist looks (seriously) at popular science writing, Gregory Schrempp

The ancient mythology of modern science : a mythologist looks (seriously) at popular science writing, Gregory Schrempp

Label
The ancient mythology of modern science : a mythologist looks (seriously) at popular science writing
Title
The ancient mythology of modern science
Title remainder
a mythologist looks (seriously) at popular science writing
Statement of responsibility
Gregory Schrempp
Title variation
Mythologist looks at popular science writing
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examining the nature of myth-making and its surprising appearance in popular science writing
Cataloging source
E7B
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1950-
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Schrempp, Gregory Allen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL240.3
LC item number
.S34585 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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JSTOR
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  • Mythology
  • Religion and science
  • Science news
  • Science news
  • Mythology
  • Religion and science
  • Science news
  • Science news
  • RELIGION
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
Label
The ancient mythology of modern science : a mythologist looks (seriously) at popular science writing, Gregory Schrempp
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-291) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Centaurs and scientists -- Mythologizing matter : on myth, popular science, and the problem of centric knowledge -- It had to be you! : fire without Prometheus -- 3. Randomness and life : sobering lessons from the drunkard's walk -- Copernican kinship : an origin myth for the category -- 5. Descartes descending or the last homunculus : introversive anthropomorphizing in popular science writing -- Once more, with feeling! : the view from the moon and the return of the Copernican revolution -- Conclusion: Paradise lost, paradise regained : how scientists save myth
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 300 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773587472
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttqcdjg
System control number
  • (OCoLC)811411364
  • (OCoLC)ocn811411364
Label
The ancient mythology of modern science : a mythologist looks (seriously) at popular science writing, Gregory Schrempp
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-291) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Centaurs and scientists -- Mythologizing matter : on myth, popular science, and the problem of centric knowledge -- It had to be you! : fire without Prometheus -- 3. Randomness and life : sobering lessons from the drunkard's walk -- Copernican kinship : an origin myth for the category -- 5. Descartes descending or the last homunculus : introversive anthropomorphizing in popular science writing -- Once more, with feeling! : the view from the moon and the return of the Copernican revolution -- Conclusion: Paradise lost, paradise regained : how scientists save myth
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 300 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773587472
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttqcdjg
System control number
  • (OCoLC)811411364
  • (OCoLC)ocn811411364

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