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Ways of Knowing A New History of Science, Technology and Medicine by John V. Pickstone, Martin Hargreaves

Ways of Knowing A New History of Science, Technology and Medicine



Ways of Knowing A New History of Science, Technology and Medicine by John V. Pickstone, Martin Hargreaves

This classic MUP text discusses the historical development of science, technology and medicine in Western Europe and North America from the Renaissance to the present. It identifies four principle ways of knowing within specific periods and balances the historical exposition of natural magic and natural theology with a philosophical interpretation of the Scientific Revolution and reflective comments on Foucault and Collingwood. Combining theoretical discussion and empirical illustration, it redefines the geography of science, technology and medicine. -- .

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Professor John Pickstone founded Manchester University 's Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM) and the Manchester Histories Festival -- .

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Publication date

28th December 2000


John V. Pickstone, Martin Hargreaves

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Manchester University Press


288 pages


History of ideas
History of science
History of medicine



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