April 22, 2018

A History of Science in Society: From Philosophy to Utility, by Lesley Cormack,Andrew Ede PDF

By Lesley Cormack,Andrew Ede

ISBN-10: 1442634995

ISBN-13: 9781442634992

ISBN-10: 1442635002

ISBN-13: 9781442635005

A heritage of technology in Society is a concise assessment that introduces complicated principles in a non-technical style. Ede and Cormack hint the background of the altering position of technological know-how in society and discover the hyperlink among the pursuit of data and the need to make that wisdom useful.

New themes during this version comprise astronomy and arithmetic in historical Mayan society, technology and know-how in historical India and China, and Islamic cartography. New "Connections" gains offer in-depth exploration of the methods technological know-how and society interconnect. The textual content is observed through fifty five color maps and diagrams, and eight color plates highlighting key options and occasions. Essay questions, bankruptcy timelines, yet another readings part, and an index offer extra help for college kids. A spouse reader edited by means of the authors, A historical past of technological know-how in Society: A Reader, is usually available.

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