6 edition of The Invention of Physical Science found in the catalog.
September 30, 1992
Written in English
|Contributions||M.J. Nye (Editor), J. Richards (Editor), R. Stuewer (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||316|
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I had hopes this The Invention of Physical Science book was about the invention of science, in part because I was trained and worked as a scientist. Alas, the book turned out to be about the philosophy of the history of the history of science. Most of the book was about the origin of words needed to understand science.
For example the author spent about 75 pages on the word "fact."/5. His core thesis is that, much like democracy or the novel, science is an invention. Without it, ideas which are impossible now are credible: werewolves, witches, and alchemy. After science, they are impossible.
The physical tools of science are mentioned: telescope /5(). The rigidity of these divisions and differentiations is relatively new. Modern physical science was invented slowly and gradually through interactions of the aims and contents of mathematics, theology, and natural philosophy since the seventeenth century.
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The Invention of Science goes back five hundred years in time to chronicle this crucial transformation, exploring the factors that led to its birth and the people who made it happen. Wootton argues that the Scientific Revolution was actually five separate yet concurrent events that developed independently, but came to intersect and create a new Cited by: The Invention of Physical Science Intersections of Mathematics, Theology and Natural Philosophy Since the Seventeenth Century Essays in Honor of Erwin N.
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This ready reference presents fascinating facts about amazing inventions, a panoramic overview of the history of science, and a collection of engaging ions are the stuff of dreams, quickly gaining widespread use, becoming central to culture, and ultimately changing our lives.
They teach us a great deal about creativity and scientific principles, and, of course, the power of 4/5(2). The Invention of Physical Science by Mary Jo Nye,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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This book argues that the discovery of America demonstrated that new knowledge was possible: indeed it introduced the very concept of 'discovery', and opened the way to the invention of science. The first crucial discovery was Tycho Brahe's nova of proof that there could be change in the heavens.
The book begins chronologically, but readers without a firm grounding in early modern science may get lost. Another flaw is the almost complete lack of women in the narrative. Although the major players in the scientific revolution were male, Wootton mentions quite a number of obscure male contributors, so it would have been nice to include at Brand: HarperCollins US.
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Modern physical science is constituted by specialized scientific fields rooted in experimental laboratory work and in rational and mathematical representations.
Contemporary scientific explanation is rigorously differentiated from religious interpretation, although, to be sure, scientists sometimes do the philosophical work of interpreting the Pages: The Invention of Science goes back five hundred years in time to chronicle this crucial transformation, exploring the factors that led to its birth and the people who made it happen.
Wootton argues that the Scientific Revolution was actually five separate yet concurrent events that developed independently, but came to intersect and create a new /5(6).
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