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Science as Public Culture

Chemistry and Enlightenment in Britain, 1760-1820

by Jan Golinski

  • 182 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • History of science,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Chemistry (General),
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Chemistry - General,
  • History,
  • Chemistry--Great Britain--History--18th century,
  • Technology / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7750636M
    ISBN 100521659523
    ISBN 109780521659529

      One moral is that science and public opinion do not seem to mix too well. As soon as a scientific issue makes the front pages, it seems to shake off the grip of reason.   Henrietta Lacks' cells were essential in developing the polio vaccine and were used in scientific landmarks such as cloning, gene mapping and in vitro fertilization. (Courtesy of the Lacks family)Author: Sarah Zielinski.

    At its core, political culture—the shared values and beliefs of a group or society regarding political relationships and public policy—answers the question of how human beings are going to Author: Brendon Swedlow. Revisiting Science in Culture Science has the potential to be what we all collectively need as we evolve into a world wide community: a nexus point that encourages and supports the evolution of shared human stories of exploration and growth, an evolution in which all human beings are involved and take pride.

    Thus, we are in the mid of scientism, or the reduction of any other type of knowledge to fictitious elements. The original equally-based relation between science and culture becomes impaired.   May 1, , by Brigitte Nerlich. Science, culture and cultural differences. Athene Donald recently published a thought-provoking blog post on culture and science. This post was itself motivated by discussions she has had with the Science Advisory Council for the Department of Culture, Media and Sports and a question posed by a member of this advisory council, .


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This deeply thoughtful book explores the lengthy history of scientific mass communication and the Cited by: Science as Public Culture joins a growing number of recent studies examining science as a practical activity in specific social settings. Professor Golinski considers the development of chemistry in Britain in the period from toand relates it to the rise and subsequent eclipse of forms of civic life characteristic of the European Enlightenment.4/5(1).

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Jane Gregory is Lecturer in Science and Technology Studies at Birkbeck College, London, and an Honorary Research Fellow at University College, London. Steve Miller has a Ph.D. in physical chemistry and is currently Reader in Science Communication and Planetary Science at University College, Gregory is Lecturer in Science and Technology Studies at Birkbeck.

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