By John Playfair
This ebook is a duplicate of the unique ebook released in 1836 and will have a few imperfections reminiscent of marks or hand-written notes.
By Johann Friedrich Herbart
This ebook is a replica of the unique publication released in 1825 and will have a few imperfections akin to marks or hand-written notes.
By Hiromi Mizuno
Focusing on 3 teams of technology promoters—technocrats, Marxists, and renowned technological know-how proponents—this paintings demonstrates how every one workforce made experience of obvious contradictions by means of articulating its politics via diversified definitions of technology and visions of a systematic Japan. The contested, complicated political activity of speaking approximately and selling technological know-how produced what the writer calls "scientific nationalism," a strong present of nationalism that has been missed via students of Japan, nationalism, and modernity.
By Harvey Starr
This ebook offers a accomplished therapy of Russett’s clinical contributions, with key examples of his significant stories. it is going to significantly profit today’s diplomacy scholars, deepening their realizing of the field’s idea and methods.
Bruce M. Russett was once a founding father of, and remains to be a pioneer in, the empirical analytical learn of diplomacy and international coverage. He has produced groundbreaking works on technique, info assortment and the appliance of economics to the sphere of foreign relations—especially within the quarter of analytical relationships among conception, coverage and normative criteria for morality and ethics. His physique of labor has clarified and furthered our realizing of peace reports by means of addressing energy and clash, cooperation, integration and neighborhood, democratic/Kantian peace, financial improvement, dependency and inequality, and the relationships among family and overseas politics. Russett’s educational achievements and status are the results of his bringing those parts jointly as a coherent entity, in response to his eclectic skill to “cross limitations” with reference to educational disciplines, sub-disciplines, equipment of information accumulating and research, and huge theoretical views, in addition to easy and utilized research.
By Paul K. Feyerabend
By Jan Golinski
Viewing clinical wisdom as a manufactured from human tradition, Jan Golinski demanding situations the conventional trajectory of the heritage of technological know-how as regular and independent growth. In exploring subject matters equivalent to the social identification of the scientist, the importance of areas the place technology is practiced, and the jobs performed by way of language, tools, and photographs, Making common Knowledge sheds new mild at the kin among technology and different cultural domains.
"A regular advent to traditionally minded students drawn to the constructivist programme. in reality, it's been referred to as the 'constructivist's bible' in lots of a convention corridor."—Matthew Eddy, British magazine for the background of Science
By James Trefil
In Science in global History, James Trefil offers a complete, thematic survey of the historical past of technology from its roots in numerous cultures all over the world via to the current day. He explores the most important milestones in clinical improvement and even as examines the big social and highbrow alterations they initiated.
Opening with a dialogue of the foremost components of contemporary clinical company, the booklet is going directly to discover the earliest medical actions, relocating via Greece and Alexandria, technology within the Muslim global, after which directly to Isaac Newton, atomic concept and the most important advancements of the 19th century. After studying the latest medical actions the world over, the ebook concludes by way of choosing destiny instructions for the field.
Suitable for introductory classes and excellent for college students new to the topic, this concise and vigorous research reconsiders the background of technological know-how from the point of view of global and comparative history.
By S. Read
By C. Padovani,A. Calabrese
By L.P. Pook
Despite their obvious simplicity, the behaviour of pendulums will be remarkably advanced. traditionally, pendulums for particular reasons were built utilizing a mixture of simplified thought and trial and mistake. There don't seem to be any introductory books on pendulums, written at an intermediate point, and protecting a variety of subject matters. This e-book goals to fill the distance. it truly is written for readers with a few heritage in undemanding geometry, algebra, trigonometry and calculus. ancient details, the place on hand and priceless for the knowledge of varied different types of pendulum and their purposes, is included.
Perhaps the simplest identified use of pendulums is because the foundation of clocks within which a pendulum controls the speed at which the clock runs. curiosity in theoretical and functional elements of pendulums, as utilized to clocks, is going again greater than 4 centuries. the idea that of straightforward pendulums, that are idealised types of genuine pendulums is brought. the applying of pendulums to clocks is defined, with distinct dialogue of the impression of inevitable adjustments among actual pendulums and easy pendulums. In a clock, the target is to make sure that the pendulum controls the timekeeping. in spite of the fact that, pendulums are often pushed, and the way this impacts their behaviour is defined. Pendulums are often used for occult reasons. it really is attainable to provide an explanation for a few it appears occult effects by utilizing sleek pendulum thought. for instance, why a hoop suspended within a wine glass, through a thread from a finger, finally moves the glass. Pendulums have a variety of makes use of in clinical tools, engineering, and leisure. a few examples are given as case studies.
Indexed within the e-book quotation Index– technological know-how (BKCI-S)