Science and Technology in World History, Volume 3

Science and Technology in World History, Volume 3

Author: David Deming

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786490868

Category: History

Page: 327

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This installment in a series on science and technology in world history begins in the fourteenth century, explaining the origin and nature of scientific methodology and the relation of science to religion, philosophy, military history, economics and technology. Specific topics covered include the Black Death, the Little Ice Age, the invention of the printing press, Martin Luther and the Reformation, the birth of modern medicine, the Copernican Revolution, Galileo, Kepler, Isaac Newton, and the Scientific Revolution.

Science and Technology in World History, Volume 4

Science and Technology in World History, Volume 4

Author: David Deming

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786494033

Category: History

Page: 339

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The history of science is a story of human discovery--intertwined with religion, philosophy, economics and technology. The fourth in a series, this book covers the beginnings of the modern world, when 16th-century Europeans began to realize that their scientific achievements surpassed those of the Greeks and Romans. Western Civilization organized itself around the idea that human technological and moral progress was achievable and desirable. Science emerged in 17th-century Europe as scholars subordinated reason to empiricism. Inspired by the example of physics, men like Robert Boyle began the process of changing alchemy into the exact science of chemistry. During the 18th century, European society became more secular and tolerant. Philosophers and economists developed many of the ideas underpinning modern social theories and economic policies. As the Industrial Revolution fundamentally transformed the world by increasing productivity, people became more affluent, better educated and urbanized, and the world entered an era of unprecedented prosperity and progress.

Studies in World History Volume 3 (Student)

Studies in World History Volume 3 (Student)

Author: James P. Stobaugh

Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781614583950

Category: History

Page: 389

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The Modern Age to Present (1900 AD to Present) Chronologically based, but focused more on skill development Meant to be a 30 to 45 minute experience every day World history is combined with social studies in a one-year course. The middle school student will see history come to life no matter what their pace or ability. Developed by Dr. James Stobaugh, the courses grow in difficulty with each year, preparing students for high school work. This is a comprehensive examination of history, geography, economics, and government systems. This educational set equips students to learn from a starting point of God's creation of the world and move forward with a solid biblically-based worldview. Volume III Covers - Modernism, the World at War, American Education, Evangelicalism, Modern Social Problems, and more.

HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY -Volume III

HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY -Volume III

Author: Pablo Lorenzano

Publisher: EOLSS Publications

ISBN: 9781848263253

Category:

Page: 394

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History and Philosophy of Science and Technology is a component of Encyclopedia of Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The Theme on History and Philosophy of Science and Technology in four volumes covers several topics such as: Introduction to the Philosophy of Science; The Nature and Structure of Scientific Theories Natural Science; A Short History of Molecular Biology; The Structure of the Darwinian Argument In The Origin of Species; History of Measurement Theory; Episodes of XX Century Cosmology: A Historical Approach; Philosophy of Economics; Social Sciences: Historical And Philosophical Overview of Methods And Goals; Introduction to Ethics of Science and Technology; The Ethics of Science and Technology; The Control of Nature and the Origins of The Dichotomy Between Fact And Value; Science and Empires: The Geo-Epistemic Location of Knowledge; Science and Religion; Scientific Knowledge and Religious Knowledge - Significant Epistemological Reference Points; Thing Called Philosophy of Technology; Transitions from Function-Oriented To Effect-Oriented Technologies. Some Thought on the Nature of Modern Technology; Technical Agency and Sources of Technological Pessimism These four volumes are aimed at a broad spectrum of audiences: University and College Students, Educators and Research Personnel.

A History of Chinese Science and Technology

A History of Chinese Science and Technology

Author: Yongxiang Lu

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783662441633

Category: Science

Page: 624

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A History of Chinese Science and Technology (Voulumes 1, 2 & 3) presents 44 individual lectures, beginning with Ancient Chinese Science and Technology in the Process of Human Civilizations and An Overview of Ancient Chinese Science and Technology, and continuing with in-depth discussions of several issues in the history of science and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with topics on Astronomy, Arithmetic, Agriculture, and Medicine, The Four Great Inventions, and various technological areas closely related to clothing, food, shelter, and transportation. This book is the most authoritative work on the history of Chinese Science and Technology. It is the Winner of the China Book Award, the Shanghai Book Award (1st prize), and the China Classics International (State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of The People’s Republic of China) and offers an essential resource for academic researchers and non-experts alike. It originated with a series of 44 lectures presented to top Chinese leaders, which received very positive feedback. Written by top Chinese scholars in their respective fields from the Institute for the History of Nature Sciences, Chinese Academic Sciences and many other respected Chinese organizations, the book is intended for scientists, researchers and postgraduate students working in the history of science, philosophy of science and technology, and related disciplines. Yongxiang Lu is a professor, former president and member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

The Implementation of Smart Technologies for Business Success and Sustainability

The Implementation of Smart Technologies for Business Success and Sustainability

Author: Allam Hamdan

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783031102127

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 964

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Industry 4.0 technologies identified as the main contributor to the digitalization era. New technology delivers optimal outputs by utilization of effective resource. Therefore, smart technologies that has inventive and creative objects became critical to enterprise; recent studies shows that its led enterprises business such as SMEs to considerable investments, which many organizations over the world attempt to use innovative technologies such as IoT and AI, these technologies have potential on sustainable business models. In addition to that, innovation usage in business models led to significant benefits towards sustainability concept in SMEs marketplace. Furthermore, Sustainability objectives refers to corporate sustainability term, which integrate enterprise operations with social, educational, environmental and economic benefits, as process of decision-making can impact during sustainability implications. This book focus on the implementation of smart technologies for growing business, the book includes research articles and expository papers on the applications of technology on Decision Making, Healthcare, Smart Universities, Advertising, E-marketing, Public Sector and Digital Government, FinTech, RegTech. Some researchers also discussed the role of smart technologies in the current COVID-19 pandemic, whether in the health sector, education, and others. On all of these, the researchers discussed the impact of smart technologies on decision-making in those vital sectors of the economy.

Portraits of the Great Bible-believing Scientists

Portraits of the Great Bible-believing Scientists

Author: Franjo Stvarnik

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 9781525532023

Category: Religion

Page: 441

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“More than 60 years ago,” remembered Mr. Stvarnik, “I read the books From Ancient Philosophy to Modern Science of Atoms by prof. dr. Ivan Supek, and the Images from the Lives of Great Scientists by prof. dr. Milutin Milankovic, and for me these are still the most beautiful scientific texts.” From that time, as a much loving hobby, Mr. Stvarnik has studied biographies of great scientists. “I have grown up in an atheistic country,” he once said, “and therefore it was a surprise to find that there were very few atheistic or agnostic scientists; the majority of them were some kind of believers in God. Actually, a good number of the greatest scientific minds were or are Bible-believing Christians.” That realization, along with discoveries of some deliberate distortions of historical facts that made certain Bible-believing scientists look as having an atheistic bent, prompted writing a book The Portraits of the Great Bible-believing Scientists that was published in Croatian and in Serbian languages. Now he has written the same in English, but since many years elapsed from the mentioned publications, he enriched the text with new findings and added 12 new portraits into the book.

Using the Engineering Literature, Second Edition

Using the Engineering Literature, Second Edition

Author: Bonnie A. Osif

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439850039

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 600

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With the encroachment of the Internet into nearly all aspects of work and life, it seems as though information is everywhere. However, there is information and then there is correct, appropriate, and timely information. While we might love being able to turn to Wikipedia® for encyclopedia-like information or search Google® for the thousands of links on a topic, engineers need the best information, information that is evaluated, up-to-date, and complete. Accurate, vetted information is necessary when building new skyscrapers or developing new prosthetics for returning military veterans While the award-winning first edition of Using the Engineering Literature used a roadmap analogy, we now need a three-dimensional analysis reflecting the complex and dynamic nature of research in the information age. Using the Engineering Literature, Second Edition provides a guide to the wide range of resources available in all fields of engineering. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and features new sections on nanotechnology as well as green engineering. The information age has greatly impacted the way engineers find information. Engineers have an effect, directly and indirectly, on almost all aspects of our lives, and it is vital that they find the right information at the right time to create better products and processes. Comprehensive and up to date, with expert chapter authors, this book fills a gap in the literature, providing critical information in a user-friendly format.

Early Modern Philosophy of Technology

Early Modern Philosophy of Technology

Author: Robert R.A. ARNĂUTU

Publisher: Zeta Books

ISBN: 9786066970365

Category:

Page:

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This book addresses the ‘technological issues’ of Bacon’s and Descartes’ work in order to supply, for the philosophers of technology, a more nuanced analysis of the philosophical positions that set the stage for modern technology and, for the scholars in Early Modern studies, a different reading both of their philosophies and their conceptual affinities. Descartes is not only a philosopher but he is also a technological designer. He is involved in the design and even the construction of various devices, from the machine that cuts lenses, described in Dioptrics, to an automaton referred to in Cogitationes Privatae, a drainage system, a virginal, and the devices constructed with Villebressieu. Descartes works with craftsmen, offers theoretical and practical advice, and general considerations regarding the practice of constructing useful devices.