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Science, technology & society in seventeenth century England

Robert K. Merton

Science, technology & society in seventeenth century England

by Robert K. Merton

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Published by Harper & Row in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- History -- Great Britain,
  • Science -- Social aspects -- Great Britain,
  • Science and civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesScience, technology and society in seventeenth century England.
    StatementRobert K. Merton.
    SeriesHarper torchbooks -- TB 1519
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 279 p. ;
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18117181M

    Science, Technology and Society in Seventeenth Century England. In OSIRIS: Studies on the History and Philosophy of Science and on the History of Learning and Culture. Ed. by George Sarton. Bruges, Belgium: The St. Catherine Press, New York: Howard Fertig, Inc.; Harper Torchbooks, Harper & Row.. Published - 1st Book - Science, Technology & Society in Seventeenth-century England A work on the connection between religion & rise of modern science. The development of science occurs only in certain cultures with a peculiar complex of tacit presuppositions & institutional constraints [The] support of science is assured only by appropriate.

    Recommend this book. East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal 4 (1): A Social History of Truth: Civility and Science in Seventeenth-Century England. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press. Shapin, Steven and Simon, Schaffer. Author: Miwao Matsumoto.   “ English Science in Seventeenth Century England,” Scientific Literature in 16th and 17th Century England (Los Angeles, ), pp. 23 – New England's First Fruits (London, ) reprinted in Morison,, Founding, pp. – , emphasized their public declamations in Greek and Latin and their logical and philosophical.

    Astrology, witchcraft, magical healing, divination, ancient prophecies, ghosts, and fairies were taken very seriously by people at all social and economic levels in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England. Helplessness in the face of disease and human disaster helped to perpetuate this belief in magic and the supernatural. As Keith Thomas shows, England during these years resembled in many 4/5(9). Papers citing "Science, Technology and Society in 17th Century England" () by RK Merton and the papers citing the original publicaiton in Osiris ().


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As you say, it’s a classic sociological work. SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY: MERTON THESIS seventeenth-century England, indeed, to be precise, about certain specific devel- opments of scientific dynamics in England in the seventeenth century after the Restoration.

It is no simple matter. Linda Levy Peck is Columbian Professor of History at the George Washington University. She has published extensively on politics, society, and culture in seventeenth-century England.

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