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Science and technology in world history

Deming, David

Science and technology in world history

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Published by McFarland & Co., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid Deming
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ125 .D334 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1 > ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24478539M
ISBN 109780786439324, 9780786458394
LC Control Number2010008935

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Grading Guidelines: Essays: IHUM courses foster rigorous inquiry and critical thinking and promote effective written argumentation. Particularly in Italy, the political demands of the time gave new importance to technology, and a new profession emerged, that of civil and military engineer.

Two decades later, the Israeli-American psychologists Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman discovered and investigated experimentally a large number of biases in human thinking that can be traced to particular heuristics, and in Kahneman was rewarded for this work with the second Nobel Prize, Tversky having died a few years earlier.

In making the case for change, this powerful and provocative book will make readers see the world anew. Worth every minute. McClellan and Dorn identify two great scientific traditions: the useful sciences, patronized by the state from the dawn of civilization, and scientific theorizing, initiated by the ancient Greeks.

The hold of ancient philosophy was too strong to be broken lightly, but a healthy skepticism began to emerge. Meteoric iron was rare and valuable, but was sometimes used to make tools and other implements, such as fish hooks.

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