The Historiography of the Chemical Revolution: Patterns of Interpretation in the History of Science

The Historiography of the Chemical Revolution: Patterns of Interpretation in the History of Science

by John G McEvoy

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Overview

This study offers a critical survey of past and present interpretations of the Chemical Revolution designed to lend clarity and direction to the current ferment of views.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317324003
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/06/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Philosophical and Historiographical Terrain
1 Positivism, Whiggism, and the Chemical Revolution
2 Postpositivism and the History of Science
3 Postpositivist Interpretations of the Chemical Revolution
4 From Modernism to Postmodernism: Changing Philosophical Images of Science
5 The Sociology of Scientific Knowledge and the History of Science
6 Postmodernist and Sociological Interpretations of the Chemical Revolution
7 The Chemical Revolution as History

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