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Science as a cultural resource

Scientific research is undertaken nowadays primarily for us eventual material benefits. For this reason our discussion of the external social relations of silence has focused almost exclusively on its...

Science and the State

Government support for science, there is nothing new about State support for science ,from the seventeenth century onwards, scientists have been directly employed as government officials to chart the land, the...

Industrial science

In the early twentieth century, academic science was not the only institutional model for research. From the middle of the nineteenth century onwards, there has developed an alternative model in which...

The historical structure of scientific revolutions

Is Kuhn’s theory of scientific change well founded? Is it m accord with the historical facts? The above account of a typical scientific revolution is very schematic, but does it represent roughly what...

Science from technology

An immediate proposition suggests itself: perhaps all science is simply an intensified form of technology. generated by the matenal needs of society. This has been a major contention of Marxist theory, ever...

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Industrial Science