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Titel: The mindful hand : inquiry and invention ...
Einband: Soft cover
Amsterdam : Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, 2007. Paperback. xxvii,503 pp. (History of science and scholarship in the Netherlands, 9). Condition : new. Condition : als nieuw. ISBN 9789069844831[KEYWORDS: HISTORY OF SCIENCE, *. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 236567
Inhaltsangabe: Although manual labor and theoretical invention might now seem separate ventures, they are closely linked processes. The Mindful Hand explores innovative areas of European society between the late Renaissance and the period of early industrialization where the enterprise of knowledge and production relied on the most intimate connections of thought and toil. It explains how philosophers and laborers collaborated to pioneer technical change alongside knowledge formation. The essays gathered here help show how these projects were pursued together, yet why, in retrospect, the very categories of science and technology emerged as seemingly distinct endeavors.
Über den Autor:
Lissa L. Roberts is associate professor of the history of science at the University Twente, the Netherlands.
Simon Schaffer is professor of the history of science at the University of Cambridge.
Peter Dear is professor of the history of science at Cornell University.
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