Science and Modernity

Science and Modernity
Author : S. Lelas
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages : 302
Release : 2001-11-30
ISBN 10 : 1402002475
ISBN 13 : 9781402002472
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Science is a multifaceted, natural and historical phenomenon. It consists of five elements, that is, it happens in five distinct media: biological, linguistic, technological, social, and historical. None of these alone provides an indubitable basis for the truth of scientific knowledge, but combined together they compose a solid ground for our trust in its reliability. The composition, however, is uniquely related to our modern mode of living. Science did not exist before modernity, and it will cease to exist in this form if our way of life should change. The book presents a thorough analysis of all these dimensions and their relations, and thus lays the path for an integral theory of science. Because of this it can be used as a textbook for general courses in the theory of science at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

The Science of Spice
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Stuart Farrimond
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-04 - Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Adventurous cooks, curious foodies, and fans of spicy recipes. Break new ground with this spice book like no other. Explore the world's best spices, discover why certain spice mixes work, and how to use spices creatively. Be inspired to make your own new spice blends, and take your cooking to
The Scientific Marx
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Daniel Little
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

The Scientific Marx was first published in 1986. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Marx advanced Capital to the public as a scientific explanation of the capitalist economy, intending it to
Modernity, a World of Confusion: Reality and Choice
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Jack Stanfield
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-05 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Do things bring happiness? Do you believe only what you see? What is truth? What can you reliably know? Is death nothingness? Does God exist? This book examines such questions, from which two distinct world views arise and are surveyed. The book examines reality, how our choices determine our character
Introduction to the Science of Language
Language: en
Pages: 445
Authors: A. H. Sayce
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-23 - Publisher: Routledge

First published in 1900, this was the first of two volumes of the magnum opus from pioneer assyriologist and linguist Rev. Archibald Sayce and provided an introduction to theories on the nature, behaviour and development of languages along with the morphology and physiology of speech. In it, Sayce was the
Concepts of Nature
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: R. J. Snell, Steven F. McGuire
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-07 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Concepts of Nature compare and contrast classical, medieval, and modern conceptions of nature in order to better understand how and why the concept of nature no longer seems to provide a limit or standard for human action. These essays also evaluate whether a rearticulation of pre-modern ideas (or perhaps a