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Science and modern civilization

Roberts, William Sir

Science and modern civilization

the Harveian oration delivered before the Royal college of physicians, October 18, 1897

by Roberts, William Sir

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Published by Smith, Elder, & co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harvey, William, 1578-1657,
  • Science,
  • Civilization, Modern

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHarveian oration
    Statementby Sir William Roberts ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ171 .R63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6477128M
    LC Control Number44043960

      Science in simple words can be defined as a set of facts based on observations and experimentation. One of the foundation stone of science is that the results can be replicated under same test conditions. These results which are replicable constit. civilization comes to a head in modern science, and it finds its highest material expression in the technology of the machine industry. In these things modern culture is creative and self-sufficient; and these being given, the rest of what may seem characteristic in western civilization follows by .

      Much of modern science was known in ancient times. Robots and computers were a reality long before the ´s. The early Bronze Age inhabitants of the Levant used computers in stone, the Greeks in the 2nd century BC invented an analogue computer known as the Antikythera mechanism. An ancient Hindu book gives detailed instructions for the construction of an aircraft –ages before the Author: Sam Bostrom. Title: History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization: pt. 1. Science, technology, imperialism and war Vol Part 4 of History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization, Project of History of Indian Science, Philosophy, and Culture PHISPC monograph series on history of philosophy, science, and culture in India.

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