Daedalus: Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume 87, Number 1 (Winter 1958). Science and the Modern World View

Price: 19.20 USD

Boston: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1958. Sound binding. Clean, tanned pages. Previous owner's name stamped on table of contents page. Reading wear throughout. Wrappers torn at spine, tanned, with overall handling wear and light soiling. ; Contents:Holton, Perspectives on the issue "Science and the Modern World View." Guerlac, Three eighteenth-century social philosophers: scientific influences on their thought. Brown, Science and the human comedy. Santillana, The seventeenth-century legacy: our mirror of being. Frank, Contemporary science and the contemporary world view. Oppenheimer, The growth of science and the structure of culture. Bruner, The Freudian conception of man and the continuity of nature. Bridgman, Quo Vadis. Moris, Prospects for a new synthesis: science and the humanities as complementary activities. Jones, A humanist looks at science. Rieff, Max Weber, "Science as a vocation" (introduction). Mather, On the nature of unity. ; 9.0" (21 cm) tall; 144 pages. Fair with No dust jacket as issued.


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