How reason almost lost its mind : the strange career of Cold War rationality (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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How reason almost lost its mind : the strange career of Cold War rationality

Author: Paul EricksonJudy L KleinLorraine DastonRebecca LemovThomas SturmAll authors
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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In the United States at the height of the Cold War, roughly between the end of World War II and the early 1980s, a new project of redefining rationality commanded the attention of sharp minds,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Erickson; Judy L Klein; Lorraine Daston; Rebecca Lemov; Thomas Sturm; Michael D Gordin
ISBN: 9780226046631 022604663X 9780226324159 022632415X
OCLC Number: 1010943293
Notes: "Includes bibliographical references and index."
Description: viii, 259 Seiten : Illustrationen
Responsibility: Paul Erickson, Judy L. Klein, Lorraine Daston, Rebecca Lemov, Thomas Sturm, and Michael D. Gordin.

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"This is an important book, one that should be read not just by historians of science but by anyone interested in the unique intellectual culture of Cold War America." (Hunter Heyck, University of Read more...

 
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