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Science in the Contemporary World

An Encyclopedia (ABC-Clio"s History of Science)

by Eric Swedin

  • 131 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by ABC-CLIO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of science,
  • Popular science,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Reference,
  • Science / General,
  • Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam Burns (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8969967M
    ISBN 101851095241
    ISBN 109781851095247

    The origins of modern science. Mathematics as an element in the history of thought. The century of genius. The eighteenth century. The romantic reaction. The nineteenth century. Relativity. The quantum theory. Science and philosophy. Abstraction. God. Religion and science. Requisites for social progress.5/5(1). Buy Christian Mission in the Modern World First by Stott, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:

      Class 12 Contemporary World Politics; Class 12 Political Science Part-II; Class 12 Craft Tradition in India; Class 12 Towards A New Age Graphic Design; Class 12 Human Ecology and Family Sciences; NCERT Books for Class Class 11 NCERT Maths Books; Class 11 Physics NCERT Book; Class 11 Chemistry NCERT Book; Class 11 Biology NCERT Book; Class.   Science and the modern world by Alfred North Whitehead, January , Irvington Pub edition, Paperback in English5/5(1).

    In the modern world, some knowledge of science is essential for everyone. It is the opinion of this committee that science should be as nonnegotiable a part of basic education as are language arts and mathematics. It is important to teach science because of the following. The modern dialogue between religion and science is rooted in Ian Barbour's book Issues in Science and Religion. Since that time it has grown into a serious academic field, with academic chairs in the subject area, and two dedicated academic journals, Zygon and Theology and Science.


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