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Public Understanding of Science

A History of Communicating Scientific Ideas

By David Knight

Routledge – 2011 – 232 pages

Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

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Answering questions such as whether the interesting parts of science be conveyed in sermons, poems, pictures and journalism, Knight explores the history of science to show how the successes and failures of our ancestors can help us understand the position science comes to occupy now.

Name: Public Understanding of Science: A History of Communicating Scientific Ideas (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By David Knight. Answering questions such as whether the interesting parts of science be conveyed in sermons, poems, pictures and journalism, Knight explores the history of science to show how the successes and failures of our ancestors can help us understand the...
Categories: Modern History 1750-1945, History of Science & Technology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy