Science: A Four Thousand Year History

  title={Science: A Four Thousand Year History},
  author={Patricia Fara},
  • P. Fara
  • Published 15 April 2009
  • Physics
E veryone agrees that science has a history. Refl ect a little, and you'll realize that science must have many histories: For while we often talk about a generalized ideal of " science, " we usually hold in our minds one of several specifi c sciences, each with its own set of questions and stories. And then there is the inescapable fact that nothing humanly produced takes place in the same way everywhere. Warfare is global, too, but no one expects it to have a single history. You can write a… 
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