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A history of science in society

Author: Andrew Ede; Lesley B Cormack
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2012]-
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"A History of Science in Society is a concise overview that introduces complex ideas in a non-technical fashion. Ede and Cormack trace the history of the changing place of science in society and explore the link between the pursuit of knowledge and the desire to make that knowledge useful. Volume I covers the origins of natural philosophy in the ancient world to the Scientific Revolution. A complete redesign with a
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Ede, Andrew.
History of science in society./
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2016-
(CaOONL)20169055019
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Ede; Lesley B Cormack
ISBN: 9781442604490 1442604492 9781442604520 1442604522 9781442635036 1442635037 9781442635067 1442635061
OCLC Number: 773473900
Notes: Kept up to date by replacement editions.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: V. 1. From the ancient Greeks to the scientific revolution --
v. 2. From the scientific revolution to the present.
Other Titles: History of science in society (Toronto, Ont.)
Responsibility: Andrew Ede, Lesley B. Cormack.

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