Science and Social Welfare in the Age of Newton (Paperback)
|Author: G. N. Clark|
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|This essay is intended to show how scientific matters stood and what was thought of them, especially in England, in one of the periods in which western civilizations was most rapidly moving towards its present state--the age of Newton. Contents: science and technology; the economic incentives to invention; social and economic aspects of science; social control of technological improvement; social science; the occasion of Fleetwood's "Chronicon Preciosum."|
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