Offering brilliant discussions of many of the major figures in the history of science, including Aristotle, Galileo, Newton and Darwin, the author considers three questions fundamental to an understanding of science: the nature and scope of scientific knowledge, the increased power over nature that science affords, and the changes in the lives of ...Read MoreOffering brilliant discussions of many of the major figures in the history of science, including Aristotle, Galileo, Newton and Darwin, the author considers three questions fundamental to an understanding of science: the nature and scope of scientific knowledge, the increased power over nature that science affords, and the changes in the lives of human beings that result from new forms of science.Read Less
Nr Very Good/No D.J. 8vo-7¾"-9¾" Tall Clean and Solid Several passages underlined and annotated in pencil. Former owner's address stamp on front endpaper and 3/22'32 pennned in small letters on title page.
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Very Good in Very Good jacket. 5¾" by 8¾" Undated reprint, circa 1950, of Russell's commentary on the scientific method & its limits, techniques of science, and science's influence upon society. Hardcover, full red cloth, blue titling. Light wear to book & jacket, minor pencil marginalia within. 277 pages, index.
This book is an iconic document, as the 3rd Earl Russell describes a plan to usher in a de facto state of eugenic societal management, or governance by replace inherent or otherwise morality, with science. The trade paperback is an excellent format for those of use with poorer or failing eyesight.
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