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Trends in the historiography of science

Trends in the historiography of science

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Historiography,
  • Mathematics -- Historiography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Kōstas Gavroglu, Jean Christianidis and Efthymios Nicolaidis.
    SeriesBoston studies in the philosophy of science -- v.151.
    ContributionsGavroglou, Kōstas., Christianidis, Jean., Nicolaidis, Efthymios.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 451 p. ;
    Number of Pages451
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23837369M
    ISBN 10079232255

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Trends in the Historiography of Science (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science) th Edition by K. Gavroglu (Editor), Y. Christianidis (Editor), Efthymios Nicolaides (Editor) & 0 moreFormat: Hardcover. Trends in the Historiography of Science.

Editors: Gavroglu, Kostas, Christianidis, Y., Nicolaidis, Efthymios (Eds.) Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. The articles in this volume have been first presented during an international Conference organised by the Greek Society for the History of Science and.

About this book Introduction The articles in this volume have been first presented during an international Conference organised by the Greek Society for the History of Science and Technology in June at Corfu. Trends in the History of Science is a series devoted to the publication of volumes arising from workshops and conferences in all areas of current research in the history of science, primarily with a focus on the history of mathematics, physics, and their applications.

Its aim is to make current developments available to the community as rapidly as possible without compromising. This volume includes in its special part recent contributions to the philosophy of science from a historical point of view and of the highest topicality: the range of the topics is covering all fields in the philosophy of the science provided by authors from Europe, America and around the world focussing on ancient, modern and contemporary periods in the development of the science.

1 There is a chronological history of science, technology, medicine, and natural sciences in dates published in Czech, including recent () translation of the book The Timeline Book of Science by Ochoa and Corey. It is interesting to compare the concept of the selection of published data with the scope of the list (see footnote 3).

The historiography of science is the study of the history and methodology of the sub-discipline of history, known as the history of science, including its disciplinary aspects and practices and to the study of its own historical development. Since historiographical debates regarding the proper method for the study of the history of science are sometimes difficult to demarcate from historical controversies regarding the very course of science.

Historiography is the study of the methods of historians in developing history as an academic discipline, and by extension is any body of historical work on a particular subject. The historiography of a specific topic covers how historians have studied that topic using particular sources, techniques, and theoretical approaches.

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The History of Science JOHN NEU THERE ARE A VAST NUMBER OF BIBLIOGRAPHIES of interest to the historian of science. It is the purpose of this paper to deal only with those that catalog the historian’s own productions: that is, bibliographies of books and articles on the history of science.

The history of science is the study of the development of science, including both the natural and social sciences (the history of the arts and humanities is termed history of scholarship).Science is a body of empirical, theoretical, and practical knowledge about the natural world, produced by scientists who emphasize the observation, explanation, and prediction of real-world phenomena.

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