Darwin lecture outline

Darwin lecture outline - Normal Science as Puzzle-Soving...

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HWC 205: Science The Scientific Revolution Steven Shapin: “There was no such thing as the Scientific Revolution, and this is a book about it.” The 17 th Century Problems: “Revolution” “Science” Gap between scientists and people Why do we care? Things that must be assumed: Science is contextual Ideas and context are bound together Science can be studied without seeking explanations outside it No single essence What changed? Mechanical view of nature Depersonalization of knowledge Mechanization of how knowledge is obtained Use of new knowledge for political, moral, and social purposes Important names: Galileo Galilei Francis Bacon Thomas Hobbes René Descartes Robert Boyle Robert Hooke Christiaan Huygens Isaac Newton Scientific Revolutions Generally Thomas Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions A Role for History The Route to Normal Science The Nature of Normal Science
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Unformatted text preview: Normal Science as Puzzle-Soving The Priority of Paradigms Anomaly and the Emergence of Scientific Discoveries Crisis and the Emergence of Scientific Theories The Response to Crisis The Nature and Necessity of Scientific Revolutions Revolutions as Changes of World View The Invisibility of Revolutions The Resolution of Revolutions Progress through Revolutions Charles Darwin Birth Family Childhood University Edinburgh Cambridge HMS Beagle London Down 1859: On the Origin of Species 1871: The Descent of Man Botanical Turn Late Life Death Legacy T.H. Huxley Thomas Henry Huxley Birth Early Life Medicine HMS Rattlesnake London Teacher Interactions with Darwin Darwins Bulldog Religious Views The Peak of Science Retirement Death...
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2011 for the course HWC 204 taught by Professor Anderson during the Fall '08 term at Kansas.

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