Part II: History of Science

H. B. Nisbet

From Herder and the Philosophy and History of Science (1970), pp. 124-284, doi:10.59860/td.c69a155

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Part of the book: Herder and the Philosophy and History of Science

H. B. Nisbet

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Abstract.  Chapter III: The Physical Sciences. 1. The nature of the physical world - 2. Astronomy and the theory of gravity - 3. General physics and chemistry - 4. The geological sciences and cosmogony; meteorology; geography. Chapter IV: The Biological Sciences. 1. The nature of the biological world: definitions of life - 2. Ontogeny - 3. Ontogeny and phylogeny - 4. Phylogeny: the problem of evolution. Chapter V: The Sciences of Man. 1. Physical anthropology: man and the other animals; medicine - 2. Psychology - 3. Sociology and social anthropology - 4. Economics and commerce.

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