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Science, pseudo-science, and utopianism in early modern thought

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- History.,
  • Occultism and science -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-216) and index.

    Statementedited by Stephen A. McKnight.
    ContributionsMcKnight, Stephen A., 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 .S43463 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 221 p. :
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1704996M
    ISBN 100826208355
    LC Control Number92006275

      Modern science and modern thought Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: Historical foundations for a global perspective on the emergence of a western European regime for the discovery, development, and diffusion of useful and reliable knowledge* - Volume 8 Issue 1 - Patrick O'BrienCited by: 8.

    Stephen A. McKnight, ed. Science, Pseudo-Science, and Utopianism in Early Modern Thought (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, ) A. R. Hall, ‘Science, technology and utopia in the seventeenth century’, in Science and Society , ed. by Peter Mathias (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ). Science in a broad sense existed before the modern era and in many historical civilizations. Modern science is distinct in its approach and successful in its results, so it now defines what science is in the strictest sense of the term. Science in its original sense was a word for a type of knowledge.

      Pseudo-science can lead to blind antipathy to reason and lead people away from making good decisions or understanding the true nature .   The term "pseudoscience" is used to imply that a person or group who is using the term "science" to describe their activities, thereby laying claim to the associated societal status, is not entitled to do so. The prefix "pseudo-" is derived from the Greek word ψεύδειν, meaning "to cheat, lie or deceive". Thus, the accusation of pseudoscience suggests the fraudulent .


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–Cited by: 9. Introduction to the History of Science, Baltimor, Williams and Wilkins, for Carnegie Institution of Washington, p. Quoted in Debus, Allen G. “Science and History. The Birth of a New Field” in Stephen McKnight. Science, Pseudo-Science, and Utopianism in Early Modern Thought.

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