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A century of science and other essays

John Fiske

A century of science and other essays

by John Fiske

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Published by Houghton Mifflin co. in Boston, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution,
  • Description and travel,
  • Folklore,
  • Authorship,
  • Science,
  • Arbitration (International law),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Fiske ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAC8 .F62
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii p., i l., 477, [1] p.
    Number of Pages477
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24799110M
    LC Control Number00000048
    OCLC/WorldCa33185636

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      Among other things, what they show is the degree to which Wittgenstein's whole work was animated by a deep dislike of the "scientism" that characterises 20th century intellectual life. : Guardian Staff. The world of science fiction. Science fiction is a modern writers in antiquity sometimes dealt with themes common to modern science fiction, their stories made no attempt at scientific and technological plausibility, the feature that distinguishes science fiction from earlier speculative writings and other contemporary speculative genres such as fantasy and horror.

      With her insatiable appetite for creativity in all its forms, Sontag produces a collection of essays that is an ambitious work. Discussing everything from Sartre to camp, Godard to science fiction — the highbrow-lowbrow distinction wasn’t one that Sontag was concerned with — the book aimed to be a critique of modern thinking about art.   Fifty years ago, a book by Thomas Kuhn altered the way we look at the philosophy behind science, as well as introducing the much abused .


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A Century of Science, and Other Essays Contents: A century of science -- The doctrine of evolution; its scope and purport -- Edward Livingston Youmans -- The part played by infancy in the evolution of man -- The origins of liberal thought in America -- Sir Harry Vane -- The arbitration treaty -- Francis Parkman -- Edward Augustus Freeman.

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