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Science and culture : a study of cohesive and disjunctive forces / edited by Gerald Holton.

Standardized Title:
Daedalus (Boston, Mass.), sponsor.
Publication:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965. , ©1965
Manufacture:
Cambridge, Mass. : Riverside Press
Series:
Daedalus library; v. 4.
Daedalus library ; [v. 4]
Format/Description:
Book
xxxiii, 348 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Science and civilization.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
United States Massachusetts Cambridge.
Contents:
[1.] Definitions: Semantics of culture / Harry Levin
On Scientia / James S. Ackerman
Culture and social cohesion: an anthropologist's view / Edmund R. Leach
Unity and diversity in the modern intellectual disciplines: the role of the social sciences / Talcott Parsons
[2.] On coherences and transformations: Scientific concepts and cultural change / Harvey Brooks
The thematic imagination in science / Gerald Holton
The established dissenters / Don K. Price
The visual arts and the science: a proposal for collaboration / Gyorgy Kepes
The future as the basis for establishing a shared culture / Margaret Mead
[3.] On disjunction and alienation: Science and technology in popular culture / Oscar Handlin
Science in modern culture / Eric Weil
Remarks on a redefinition of culture / Herbert Marcuse
The disjunction of culture and social structure: some notes on the meaning of social reality / Daniel Bell
Science and man's nature / René Dubos
Toward a common scale of measurement / Robert S. Morison
The integrity of science / a report by the American Association for the Advancement of Science Committee on science in the promotion of human welfare.
Notes:
Most of these essays, several in somewhat different form, were originally published in the winter 1965 issue of Daedalus.
"Copyright ©1965 by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences"--verso of title page.
"The Riverside Press, Cambridge."--title page,
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center copy gifted by Dr. Mark B. Adams in 2018.
Kislak Center copy retains dust jacket.
Penn Provenance:
Adams, Mark B. (former owner) (autograph) (Adams copy)
Penn Chronology:
1965
Contributor:
Holton, Gerald James, editor.
Houghton Mifflin Company, publisher.
Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.), printer.
Mark B. Adams Emergence of Modern Science Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
965419
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