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Historical analysis of the interdependence of science in medieval and modern society. Specifically, the degree of penetration, popularization and influence of medicine, astronomy and natural history in many areas, and between the different social groups, from very diverse sources such as archives, scientific texts and non-scientific or technical literature (sermons, theatre, poetry and other.
The discussion reconstructs the changing roles of astrology in Western science, theology, and culture from 1250 to 1500. The author considers both the how and the why. He analyzes and integrates a broad range of sources.In Renaissance universities, astronomy and astrology were studied by students of medicine. History records a long tradition of astrologer-physicians. This chapter covers the topic of astronomy, astrology, and medicine from the Old Babylonian period to the Enlightenment.Part-I. About the Author. Dr. N. D. Paria is a Professor and former Head of the Department of Botany, University of Calcutta. He is the former Vice Chancellor of Vidyasagar Univer.
Comparative Studies in Society and History (CSSH) is an international forum for new research and interpretation concerning problems of recurrent patterning and change in human societies through time and in the contemporary world.CSSH sets up a working alliance among specialists in all branches of the social sciences and humanities as a way of bringing together multidisciplinary research.Read More
The present volume explores the interplay between medicine and religion in seventeenth-century England; its twelve essays span a wide variety of topics and approaches. Andrew Cunningham opens with.Read More
In a shorter volume, When Science Meets Religion (2000), he used a fourfold typology of ways of relating science and religion developed in earlier writings (Conflict, Independence, Dialogue, Integration) as the structure of successive chapters on particular scientific disciplines (Astronomy, Quantum Physics, Evolutionary Biology, Genetics and Neuroscience) and a concluding chapter on God and.Read More
Ptolemy also attempted to place astrology on a sound basis in. science that describes the physical effects of the heavens on terrestrial life. Ptolemy accepted the basic validity of the traditional astrological doctrines, but he revised the details to reconcile the practice with an Aristotelian conception of nature, matter, and change. Of Ptolemy’s writings, the Tetrabiblos is the most.Read More
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Scholarly work in Technology in Society focuses on the social forces that shape technological decisions and the choices that are open to society with respect to technology uses. This includes scholarly and theoretical approaches (history and philosophy of science and technology, technology forecasting, economic growth, and policy, ethics), applied approaches (business innovation, technology.Read More
His own books are: Astrology and Compassion The Convenient Truth (2007), makes a powerful case for the central role of astrology in 21st-century ideas and society; Economy Ecology and Kindness (2009) and Reversing the Race to Global Destruction (due 2016) uses astrology to reveal the cause and suggest the cure to the failing contemporary world economy and its associated cultural assumptions.Read More
This project was organized in 2001 into three main sections: astrology in antiquity: origins and gnoseology; astrology and historiography; and astrology and science. The first section is concerned with exploring such concepts as knowledge, myth, and divination. The second section is attempting to classify the various astrological schools and tendencies that have emerged in the West since the.Read More
Exploring Climate Change through Science and in Society gathers together for the first time a collection of his most popular, prominent and controversial articles, essays, speeches, interviews and reviews dating back to the late 1980s. The 50 or so short items are grouped together in seven themes - Science, Researching, Culture, Policy, Communicating, Controversy, Futures - and within each.Read More
Published annually, Osiris compliments its quarterly twin sister Isis and is one of the five publications of the History of Science Society. Each volume of Osiris comprises approximately fifteen essays on a specific theme and is printed on c. 350 pages. (See its website for more information.).Read More