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  History of science - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Since the 1960s, a common trend in the science studies (the study of the sociology and history of science) has been to emphasize the "human component" to scientific knowledge, and to de-emphasize the view that scientific data is self-evident, value-free, and context-free.
The history of ecology in the 20th century is closely tied to that of environmentalism; the Gaia hypothesis in the 1960s and more recently the scientific-religious movement of Deep Ecology have brought the two closer together.
Traditionally, much of the history of the subject was based on colonial encounters between Europe and the rest of the world, and much of 18th- and 19th-century anthropology is now classed as forms of scientific racism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_science   (5746 words)

  
 Learn more about History of science and technology in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The history of science and technology (HST) is a field of history which examines how humanity's understanding of science and technology has changed over the millennia, and how this understanding has allowed us to generate new technologies.
This field of history also studies the cultural, economic, and political impacts of scientific innovation.
The advent of modern mathematical science is generally believed to have begun with the Hellenic Pythagoreans; although, it would probably be a mistake to believe that modern science was a "Greek invention".
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /h/hi/history_of_science_and_technology_1.html   (479 words)

  
 History of Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In the history of science program the methods of historical research are employed to explore the genesis and evolution of the sciences and to analyze the growth of science as part of the intellectual and social experience of humankind.
History and epistemology of the life sciences; environmental history; history of biopolitics; history of science policies; history of formalization; science and gender.
History of the biological sciences; sociological history of science; development of physiology in the 19th century and its relationship to the physical sciences; comparative institutionalization of science within Europe and non-European societies.
www.gsas.harvard.edu /programs/degree/histsci.html   (2721 words)

  
 History of Science
History of Science and Technology - A timeline of the history of science that can be organized by either date, or alphabetically by scientist's name, with (very) basic data and some links.
History of the Physical Sciences in India - Essay outlining developments in the study of physics and chemistry in India.
Science Timeline - A chronology from the 7th millenium BC to the present day, with brief explanations of events in the history of Western natural philosophy and sciences.
www.edinformatics.com /hist_sci.htm   (2089 words)

  
 Science History Resources at the Science Page.
History of Computing - a collection of materials related to the history of computing, as collected and written by J.A.N. Lee.
History of the Light Microscope - this site documents the history of the microscope, beginning with the early history of lenses, up through the first compound microscope, to the microscopes of the 19th century.
Science History Timeline - an extensive list of timelines organized into many different topics: classical mechanics, electromagnetism and classical optics, solar system astronomy, biology and organic chemistry and many more.
sciencepage.org /history.htm   (757 words)

  
 HISTORY OF SCIENCE/SCIENCE STUDIES REFERENCE SOURCES
A guide to the history of science: a first guide for the study of the history of science, with introductory essays on science and tradition.
The history of science and technology: a browser's guide to the great discoveries, inventions, and the people who made them, from the dawn of time to today.
A chronology of the history of science, 1450-1900.
www.hscibib.com   (1920 words)

  
 History of Science @ University of Wisconsin | Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
History of Science @ University of Wisconsin
The Department of the History of Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison houses one of the largest, broadest, and most prestigious academic programs in the United States for the history of science, medicine and technology.
Founded in 1941, it was the first history of science program to exist as an independent academic department.
histsci.wisc.edu   (61 words)

  
 HOS: Galileo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In the area of its concrete applications, science is necessary to humanity in order to satisfy the just requirements of life and to overcome the various evils that threaten it.
The Church, by carrying out her mission of guardian and advocate of both transcendence, believes that she is assisting science to keep its s in the area of basic research and accomplish its service to man in the area of practical applications.
It is to science, among other things, that we must attribute what the Council has said concerning certain aspects of modern culture: "New conditions have their impact finally on religious life itself.
www.rit.edu /~flwstv/galileo.html   (8189 words)

  
 Open Directory - Society: History: By Topic: Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Britain and the Rise of Science - Lisa Jardine investigates the origins of the commitment to science as the firm basis for Britain's success in commerce and industry.
Office of NIH History - Foster documentation, preservation, and interpretation of the history of the National Institutes of Health.
Science and Engineering Indicators - Report by the National Science Board and National Science Foundation on US science and technology, including education and RandD, from World War II to the end of the 20th century.
dmoz.org /Society/History/By_Topic/Science   (1757 words)

  
 BUBL LINK: History of science
The history of Edison's inventions is traced, as well as focusing on the life of the inventor with a timeline of significant events.
Educational resource for teachers and students interested in the origins of classical genetics, introductory data analysis, elementary plant science, and the history and literature of science.
It provides independent, authoritative advice to the Government on science and engineering related matters, promotes science education and awareness, supports international scientific exchange and provided resources for research into the history of science.
bubl.ac.uk /link/h/historyofscience.htm   (1147 words)

  
 Internet Resources for History of Science and Technology
The NSDL mission is to both deepen and extend science literacy through access to materials and methods that reveal the nature of the physical universe and the intellectual means by which we discover and understand it.
The MIT Museum collects, preserves, and exhibits materials which serve as a resource for the study and interpretation of the intellectual, educational, and social history of MIT and MIT's role in the history of modern science and technology.
Located in Philadelphia, the library is a major national center for research in the history of science, medicine, and technology.
www2.lib.udel.edu /subj/hsci/internet.htm   (4019 words)

  
 Chemistry Resources , LSU Libraries - History of Science Internet Resources: LSU Webliography
Museum of the History of Science - Oxford Univ.
History of Science Museum (Florence, Italy - English and Italian)
Hermetic Philosophy, from the The Dario Salas Institute for Hermetic Science.
www.lib.lsu.edu /sci/chem/internet/history.html   (613 words)

  
 OU History of Science
is one of a small number of universities with a department devoted to studying the history of science and its cultural influences.
We also invite you to learn more about our minor in the history of science, which allows students to choose a sequence of courses that will give them a rich understanding of scientific life and a deeper awareness of the interrelationships between science and society.
The history of science collections, with over 88,000 volumes, is a world-class resource on which every student can draw.
www.ou.edu /cas/hsci   (293 words)

  
 Science and Human Values - Plato   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
It was a search for perspectives wide enough to support a stand that from the viewpoint of a consistent mechanistic philosophy had to appear the senseless acceptance of one's own death sentence.
It was rooted in the Greek nature as such and was given unchallenged prominence when cultural developments forced the Greek mind to reflect on the consequences of a mechanistic explanation of the inanimate and animate world including man both as an individual and as a member of society.
What is more, once the cultural crisis evidenced by the activity of the Sophists was over, even the poets began to take more kindly to the physikoi, who for a while were the principal targets of plays concerned with the source of various cultural evils.
www.rit.edu /~flwstv/plato.html   (2657 words)

  
 Jeremy Norman & Co., Inc.
The goal of collectors in the history of science and technology has always been to collect the key documents that represent epochal discoveries.
We are among the leading experts in these fields, and are authors of three widely used standard bibliographical reference works on the history of medicine, science, and technology: Garrison and Morton, The Haskell F. Norman Library of Science and Medicine, Origins of Cyberspace: A Library on the History of Computing, Networking, and Telecommunications.
Among the personal archives he has appraised are those of Linus Pauling (partial) for donation to Oregon State University at Corvallis, Jonas Salk for donation to the University of California at San Diego, and Paul Ehrlich (1854-1915) for donation to The Rockefeller Archive Center, a division of Rockefeller University.
www.historyofscience.com /index.shtml   (1492 words)

  
 University of Oklahoma Libraries - History of Science Collections
The History of Science Collections are a part of the University Libraries system and serve students, faculty, and scholars in the history of science.
Holdings range chronologically from Hrabanus Maurus' Opus de universo (the Collections' oldest book, printed before 20 July 1467) to current publications in the history of science.
The purposes of the History of Science Collections are to identify, collect, and preserve the published record of the history of science, and also to provide access for research and teaching.
libraries.ou.edu /info/index.asp?id=20   (102 words)

  
 Category:History of science - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main article for this category is History of science.
There are 26 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
History of science and technology in the United States
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:History_of_science   (90 words)

  
 Internet History of Science Sourcebook
The achievements of this period have not been negated by the discoveries and theories of the late 19th and 20th centuries, but are now seen as accurate only with certain boundaries.
Andrew White: The Warfare of Science and Theology in Christendom 1898 [At Hanover]
This is one of the most successful, and early, statements on Materialism stemming from the conclusions of the New Science.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/science/sciencesbook.html   (2786 words)

  
 History of Science and Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
A subset dealing with the history of science derived from Paul Halsall's internet sourcebook series, a "world wide web project designed to provide easy access to primary sources and other teaching materials in a non-commercial environment."
MendelWeb is an educational resource for teachers and students interested in the origins of classical genetics, introductory data analysis, elementary plant science, and the history and literature of science.
Exhibit of 136 images of original printed materials related to the history of dinosaur discovery provided by the Linda Hall Library.
www.lib.washington.edu /subject/History/tm/science.html   (1237 words)

  
 History of Science: General
Scientists on Disk: History of Science Gopher at Johns Hopkins University (4 Jun 1996: disappeared)
History of Science (27 Oct 1995: temporarily not available)
Science and History of Science (4 Jun 1996: disappeared)
www.astro.uni-bonn.de /~pbrosche/hist_sci/hs_general.html   (417 words)

  
 History of Science
History of Science is devoted to the history of science, medicine and technology from earliest times to the present day.
Papers offered for publication should in the first instance be submitted in Word for Windows format, as an e-mail attachment to r.iliffe@ic.ac.uk, or on disc to Dr Rob Iliffe, Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Imperial College, London, SW7 2AZ, UK.
History of Science is published quarterly in March, June, September and December.
www.shpltd.co.uk /hs.html   (224 words)

  
 Framework and Standards
The California History - Social Science Framework is avaible for purchase at the CDE Publication website.
Nationally, establishing standards in history-social science proved to be very controversial as interest groups with widely varying world views collided over what essential ideas must be taught and assessed in public schools.
The final History-Social Science Content Standards document was approved in October 1998 and is available at http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/pn/fd/documents/histsocsci-stnd.pdf Listed below are the California History Social Science Content Standards by grade level.
score.rims.k12.ca.us /sub_standards/cal_hist_socsci_frame_stan.html   (359 words)

  
 OU History of Science
History of the Earth Sciences Society / Earth Sciences History (Journal)
The Steno Museum: The Danish Museum for the History of Science and Medicine
The Whipple Museum of the History of Science
www.ou.edu /cas/hsci/rel-site.htm   (308 words)

  
 WWW-VL: History Index: Science, Technology, Medicine
History of Science Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Florence, Italy [English]
History of Technology [Society for the History of Technology]
RETURN TO WWW-VL: History was established as HNSource (Kansas History Gateway) on 6 March 1993.
vlib.iue.it /history/topical/science.html   (167 words)

  
 History of Science Links - Societies - Organizations - Journals - The Discipline - HPS Archives & Libraries - The ...
BMSS - Library - Museum of the History of Science.
Whipple Museum of the History of Science - Cambridge
Mersenne: Science, Technology and Medicine, in cultural and social contexts.
web.clas.ufl.edu /users/rhatch/pages/10-HisSci/links   (1465 words)

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