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  Modern History Sourcebook: T. H. Huxley: Science and Culture, 1880
Whatever may be the exact magnitude of his services to pure science, he was a master in the writing of English for the purposes of exposition and controversy, and a powerful intellectual influence on almost all classes in his generation.
They were of opinion that science is speculative rubbish; that theory and practice have nothing to do with one another; and that the scientific habit of mind is an impediment, rather than an aid, in the conduct of ordinary affairs.
And, as to the desirableness of a wider culture than that yielded by science alone, it is to be recollected that the improvement of manufacturing processes is only one of the conditions which contribute to the prosperity of industry.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/1880huxley-scicult.html   (4927 words)

 Science & Education
He made admirable discoveries in science; his philosophical treatises are still well worth reading; his political works are full of insight and replete with the spirit of freedom; and while all these sparks flew off from his anvil, the controversial hammer rained a hail of blows on orthodox priest and bishop.
Nevertheless, as Priestley himself somewhere remarks, the first object of physical science is to ascertain facts, and the service which he rendered to chemistry by the definite establishment of a large number of new and fundamentally important facts, is such as to entitle him to a very high place among the fathers of chemical science.
Science is, I believe, nothing but trained and organised common sense, differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit: and its methods differ from those of common sense only so far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club.
books.onelang.com /Science-Education   (15399 words)

 NTU Info Centre: Science (journal)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Science is the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Science became the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in 1900.
Science is also known for science-related news, publication of opinions on science policy and other matters of interest to scientists and others who are concerned with in the wide implications of science and technology.
www.nowtryus.com /article:Science_(journal)   (127 words)

 Science/AAAS | Science Magazine: Previous Issues
Science, January 1997 to present -- abstracts/summaries, full-text HTML, and full-text PDF.
Science Classic, July 1880 to December 1996 -- full-text PDF access to all issues of Science before December 1996 (separate institutional subscription may apply).
How to access: The full text of Science issues since January 1997 is available online to AAAS members, to users at subscribing institutions, and on a pay-per-article basis.
www.sciencemag.org /archive   (1597 words)

 EducationGuardian.co.uk | Special Reports | Science museum unveils 1880 bra
From the rib-squeezing corset of the Victorian age to the traffic-stopping Wonderbra advertisements of the 1990s, the female form has long been constricted and occasionally liberated to fit the image of the age.
The "breast enhancer", which dates from 1880, is part of a collection being shown at the museum's Dana Centre tomorrow to illustrate a talk on whether beauty is skin deep.
What is unusual about the 1880 version is that the pads were made into a bra.
education.guardian.co.uk /museums/story/0,11727,1363254,00.html   (175 words)

 ScienceCareers.org | About
Science Careers is dedicated to being the world leader in matching qualified scientists with jobs in industry, academia, and government.
Science Careers is the careers component of Science that scientists rely on for career information and job postings.
Science Careers now includes an average of more than 2900 job postings that are updated daily, career advice articles written by the Next Wave editors, graduate program information, meetings and event information, funding opportunities on GrantsNet, and a Career Forum where scientists can get free advice about career-related issues from veteran advisers.
sciencecareers.sciencemag.org /about   (505 words)

 OhioLINK ETD: Kiefer, Geraldine
1880-1900, straddled a period of intense discovery and theoretical formulation in the sciences.
His grasp of empiricist perceptual theory and empirio-criticism (a late nineteenth century philosophy, associated with the physicist Ernst Mach, that criticized the narrowness of empiricism when not integrated into original structures of thought) reveals that he was not a dilettante but was cognizant of key developments and figures in the history and philosophy of science.
Stieglitz's drive to excel as both a laboratory technician and proponent of Wissenschaftideologie, an ethical ideal of research fostered by German academic scientists, shows that his was a philosophy of impassioned research and discovery.
rave.ohiolink.edu /etdc/view?acc_num=case1054656549   (343 words)

 Science and Culture by T. H. Huxley (1880)
On the one hand, they have been pooh-poohed by the men of business who pride themselves on being the representatives of practicality; while, on the other hand, they have been excommunicated by the classical scholars, in their capacity of Levites in charge of the ark of culture and monopolists of liberal education.
After having learned all that Greek, Roman, and Eastern antiquity have thought and said, and all that modern literature have to tell us, it is not self-evident that we have laid a sufficiently broad and deep foundation for that criticism of life, which constitutes culture.
The period of the Renascence is commonly called that of the "Revival of Letters," as if the influences then brought to bear upon the mind of Western Europe had been wholly exhausted in the field of literature.
www.chass.utoronto.ca /~ian/huxley1.htm   (4192 words)

 6th Grade Science Fair Project Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Science Fairs Science Fairs - a Guide for Parents For Students For Parents For Teachers Science Fairs A Guide for Parents Projects, Topics, Experiments and Ideas What is the main topic of...
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www.odysseysciencecenter.org /directory/6th-grade-science-fair-project.html   (244 words)

 CSEC -- The Christian Science Standard 10-1
Eddy’s class teaching of the 1880’s, our Christian Science Endtime Center is established to help prevent another situation where all are lost, such as occurred in the days of Noah: “And [they] knew not until the flood came, and took them all away” (Matthew 24:39).
Writing in the Christian Science textbook of the catastrophic events occurring at the endtime, Mrs.
Eddy referred to in the Christian Science textbook as the dreariness and desolation of the endtime.
www.endtime.org /standard/vol10no1.html   (3317 words)

 Science and Culture (1880)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
On the one hand, they have been pooh-poohed by the men of business who pride themselves on being the representatives of practicality; while, on the other hand, they have been excommunicated by the classical scholars, in their capacity of Levites in charge of the ark of culture and monopolists of liberal education.
And after a battle, not altogether dissimilar to that which is at present being fought over the teaching of physical science, the study of Greek was recognised as an essential element of all higher education.
The advocacy of the introduction of physical science into general education by George Combe and others commenced a good deal earlier; but the movement had acquired hardly any practical force before the time to which I refer.
aleph0.clarku.edu /huxley/CE3/S-C.html   (4558 words)

 Nationalism and Internationalism in Science, 1880—1939: Four Studies of the Nobel Population:0521403863:Elisabeth ...
Showing how the rise of scientific organizations around the turn of the century centered on national scientific enterprises, Crawford argues that scientific activities of the late nineteenth century were an integral part of the emergence of the nation-state in Europe.
Internationalism in science, both theoretical and practical, began to hold sway over scientists only when economic relations and transportation and communication facilities began to cross national boundaries.
Crawford uses the Nobel population for prosopographic studies that shed new light on national and international science between 1901 and 1939.
www.ecampus.com /bk_detail.asp?isbn=0521403863   (243 words)

 Chronology of Science in the United States
Geologist and science educator William Barton Rogers (b.1804) died in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Elizabeth Thompson Science Fund was established by New Yorker Thompson (1821-1899) with an endowment of $25,000.
The Commission submitted its report in 1886, which left the government science establishment essentially intact and by implication endorsed the role of the federal government in science as represented in the agencies involved in the review.
home.earthlink.net /~claelliott/chron1880.htm   (3040 words)

 Science Team Meeting - Minutes
Phil Davis was introduced as the newest member of the committee as he moves into his new position as Life Sciences Bibliographer with special responsibility for E-journals at Mann Library.
Physical Sciences Lib has offered to pay for the electronic surcharge for all ACS titles, but the approximately $1,600 additional for duplicates will need to come from other libraries.
The Academic package includes a number of social science journals, which social science selectors may or may not have chosen on their own.
www.library.cornell.edu /staffweb/SciTeam/SciTeam991210.html   (1000 words)

The ideal of inorganic science is to grasp the totality of all phenomena as a unitary system in order that we may approach each phenomenon with the consciousness that we recognize it as a member [or part] of the universe.
In the organic science on the contrary, the ideal must be to have in the utmost entirety possible in the type and its phenomenal forms, that which we see evolving in the series of single beings.
Science then operates under a "don’t ask; don’t tell" policy with regard to these questions but the price of denial is that science in its solemn solipsism ends up subjectively anthropomorphizing the entire universe — a phenomenon I call "post-modern scientific animism."
www.southerncrossreview.org /6/goethe.htm   (4377 words)

 Council Minutes 1880-1897
Mr 1880 50 assistant librarian; has received the appointment of Chief Librarian at Doncaster BALLINGER John.
1880 53 councillor BOARD W. Mr 1893 174 promoted to the post of Common Law and Conveyancing Clerk BOARD William John 1896 238 appointed Deputy Town Clerk BOARD William.
Mr 1880 51 applied for shooting rights THOMAS Illtyd 1895 206 auctioneer; elected councillor THOMAS Illtyd 1895 216 councillor THOMAS Illtyd 1896 237 councillor THOMAS Lleufer,.
www.btinternet.com /~pat.sewell/cr/cr-minutes-1880-1897.html   (3536 words)

 CNN.com - Science's greatest questions revealed - Jul 5, 2005
All are among 25 scientific mysteries picked out in a special edition of the journal Science -- along with 100 slightly less pressing issues -- to mark its 125th anniversary.
In an introduction to the list, science journalist Tom Siegfried said that great questions were the engine of scientific discovery.
"Science's greatest advances occur on the frontiers, at the interface between ignorance and knowledge, where the most profound questions are posed," wrote Siegfried.
www.cnn.com /2005/TECH/science/07/05/science.questions   (643 words)

 1880 - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
1877 1878 1879 - 1880 - 1881 1882 1883
October - terrible winter storm in North America, the "Blizzard of 1880".
October 15 - Mexican soldiers kill Victorio, one of the greatest Apache military strategists.
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /1/18/1880.html   (513 words)

 JSTOR Completes General Science Collection
The collection contains the archives, reaching as far back as the 17th century, of seven leading scientific journals that have been reproduced electronically exactly as they were originally designed, illustrated, and published.
Kevin M. Guthrie, JSTOR's president, said: "The General Science Collection is an invaluable information resource for researchers, scientists, and historians of science, as well as a rich teaching and learning tool for faculty and students.
Science (from 1880 to the moving wall, 5 years from the present)
www.infotoday.com /it/feb01/news9.htm   (365 words)

 Science/AAAS | Individual Subscriptions
Science magazine, Science Classic (1880-1996), Science Express, and full access to the News and Collections sections, including the Science of Aging Knowledge Environment archive, are available to AAAS members.
Science Classic is the NEWLY digitized full-text archive of Science from AAAS featuring the collection from issue 1, 1880 through 1996.
Science readers may now have desktop access to a wealth of scientific literature.
www.sciencemag.org /subscriptions/accessinfo.dtl   (538 words)

 JSTOR: Science
is world renowned for its cutting-edge peer-reviewed research reports, its in-depth analysis of key news affecting scientists, and its presentation of current opinions on science policy and other matters by leading scientists and policymakers.
covers the broadest range of disciplines imaginable, with special strength in life science disciplines.
It is one of the world's most frequently cited, highest impact journals.
www.jstor.org /journals/00368075.html   (119 words)

 OU History of Science
In his undergraduate and graduate teaching, Professor Frank is engaged in new-historical approaches to the discipline of intellectual history and in the application of such approaches to nineteenth-century science and literature.
An on-going research interest with less relevance to the history of science is the history of the Choctaw Indians in Mississippi, particularly land claims.
I work on the popularization of science (astronomy, cosmology, space sciences) in diverse forms, including: professional popularizations, translations, biographies and autobiographies, literary representations of science and the use of scientific imagery in poetry and prose.
www.ou.edu /cas/hsci/affiliat.htm   (2645 words)

 Science Library Oberlin College
Parking is available at the back of the faculty/staff lot across the street from the Woodland Street entrance to the Science Center.
Proceedings of the Natl Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
These are some of the highest use journals in the science library.
www.oberlin.edu /library/science   (145 words)

 Search Results for science
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Science NetLinks Science NetLinks This World Wide Web (WWW) site, developed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), is intended as a comprehensive homepage for K through...
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 Texas Reference Sources - T-EA General Science
T-EA4 Bibliography of the publications of the Texas Academy of Science, 1929-1987.
T-EA5 Scientific study and exploration in early Texas: a check-list of published books, papers, and notes on the history of science, and biographies of naturalists of Texas, October, 1928 to July, 1944.
T-EA8 The Academies of Science of Texas (1880-1987).
www.txla.org /pubs/trs/TEA.html   (390 words)

 Gender and Science Syllabus
This course is an upper-level seminar-style course on the relationships between gender issues and science.
Many kinds of questions can be asked about gender and science: questions regarding the social context of science with respect to gender issues; questions regarding the historical development of science and how the changing roles of women in society have affected science; and questions regarding the epistemological and ethical implications of these changing relationships.
Johnson, Karen, “Science at the Breakfast Table,” Physics in Perspective, 1 (1999), 22-34.
www.stlawu.edu /philosophy/s02/315.htm   (1141 words)

 Amazon.fr : Livres en anglais: Nationalism and Internationalism in Science, 1880-1939: Four Studies of the Nobel ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
She questions the assumption that science is and always has been universal.
Showing how the rise of scientific organizations around the turn of the century had centered on national scientific enterprises, Dr. Crawford argues that scientific activities of the late-nineteenth century were an integral part of the emergence of the nation-state in Europe.
Internationalism in science, both in theory and practice, began to hold sway...
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 Benson Science Hall: Vanderbilt Campus Map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Victorian style Benson Science Hall, standing in a grove of Vanderbilt's oldest and most majestic trees, is a composite of two historic structures, Science Hall (1880) and adjacent Old Central (abt.
Over the years, Old Science provided classrooms and offices for English, philosophy, and mathematics; housed the geology museum; and in the 1970s was a studio art center.
Old Science and Old Central have survived more than one master plan for the campus that called for their removal.
www.vanderbilt.edu /map/benson.html   (202 words)

 411Seek's Search Results for science
Science Careers is published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Science Magazine.
The Science Museum's web site offers information on the history of science, industry and medicine and how their impact on our lives.
Opening on 15 October 2005 at the Science Museum, The Science of Aliens is a bold and exciting...
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