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Puritanism and the rise of modern science : the Merton thesis

Author: I Bernard Cohen; K E Duffin; Stuart Strickland
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, ©1990.
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Puritanism and the rise of modern science.
New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)551289068
Named Person: Robert King Merton; Robert King Merton; Merton, Robert King <1910-> / Science, technology et society in seventeenth century England.; Robert King Merton; Robert King Merton; Robert King Merton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: I Bernard Cohen; K E Duffin; Stuart Strickland
ISBN: 0813515297 9780813515298 0813515300 9780813515304
OCLC Number: 20798573
Description: xiii, 402 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Motive forces of the new science (1938) / Robert K. Merton --
Mertonian theses (1974) / Charles C. Gillispie --
Influence of religion on the development of the sciences (1885) / Alphonse de Candolle --
Puritanism and the new philosophy in seventeenth-century England (1935) / Dorothy Stimson --
Advancement of learning and piety (1936) / Richard Foster Jones --
Left-wing Puritanism and science (1944) / George Rosen --
Protestant origin of modern science (1947) / Jean Pelseneer --
Scientific revolution and the Protestant Reformation (1953) / S.F. Mason --
Science and reformation (1956) / R. Hooykaas --
Merton's thesis on English science (1954) / James W. Carroll --
Puritanism and the rise of experimental science in England (1962) / T.K. Rabb --
Merton revisited, or science and society in the seventeenth century (1963) / A. Rupert Hall --
Misunderstanding the Merton thesis : a boundary dispute between history and sociology (1983) / Gary A. Abraham. Puritanism and modern science : a study in the continuity and coherence of sociological research (1985) / Joseph Ben-David --
Charles Webster on Puritanism and science / Harold J. Cook --
Richard Towneley (1629-1707), the Towneley Group, and seventeenth-century science (1966) / Charles Webster --
Puritanism, separatism, and science (1986) / Charles Webster --
Introduction to Samuel Hartlib and the advancement of learning (1970) / Charles Webster --
"Conclusions" to The Great instauration (1976) / Charles Webster --
Puritan world view and the rise of modern science / Charles Webster --
Preface to reprint of Science, technology and society in seventeenth century England (1970) / Robert K. Merton --
Bibliographical postscript to "Puritanism, pietism, and science" (1957) / Robert K. Merton --
STS : foreshadowings of an evolving research program in the sociology of science (1989) / Robert K. Merton.
Responsibility: edited, with an introduction by I. Bernard Cohen with the assistance of K.E. Duffin and Stuart Strickland.

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