A Master of Science History: Essays in Honor of Charles by Jed Z. Buchwald

By Jed Z. Buchwald

With all of the contributed essays written by means of renowned historians of technological know-how, this get together of the lifestyles and occupation of Chalres Coulston Gillispie, one of many founders of the sector, levels around the complete box, and relates in general to his oeuvre.

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In order to test my growing mastery of French, I read (and took notes on) Koyre´’s already classic E´tudes galile´ennes. That was followed by my reading Charles’ own Edge of Objectivity. Reading both these works at leisure enabled me to acquaint myself with the then dominant perspective of the field of the history of science. 3 A Career in the History of Science as a Student of Charles Gillispie 29 The E´tudes galile´ennes was published in 1939 and came to define the core transformation in the central episode in the history of science, the Scientific Revolution.

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22. John Graham Smith, The Origins and Early Development of the Chemical Industry in France. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979. Isis 72 (1981), 133. 12 Publications by Charles Coulston Gillispie 23. Jack Worrell and Arnold Thackray, Gentlemen of Science: Early Years of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. American Historical Review 87 (1982) 1092–1093. 24. Paul T. , A Guide to the Culture of Science, Technology, and Medicine. New York: The Free Press, 1980.

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