Science in Culture : Translated from the Polish by Hugh Mcdonald.

By: Jaroszyński, PiotrSeries: Gilson StudiesPublisher: Amsterdam : BRILL, 2007Copyright date: ©2007Description: 1 online resource (350 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789401203852Subject(s): Science -- Social aspects.;Science -- Philosophy.;Science and civilizationGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Science in Culture : Translated from the Polish by Hugh McdonaldDDC classification: 303.483 LOC classification: Q175.5 .J3713 2007Online resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- SCIENCE IN CULTURE -- CONTENTS -- List of Illustrations -- Foreword by Mieczysław Albert Krąpiec -- Preface by Tadeusz Kwiatkowski -- Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Part One THE RISE OF THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE -- ONE The Discovery of Science: Greece or the East? -- TWO Why the Greeks? -- THREE Bios Theoretikos -- FOUR Philosophy's Rise from Sensations to Wisdom -- FIVE Knowledge and Opinion -- SIX Theoretical Features of the Object of Scientific Cognition -- SEVEN Theoretical Justification -- EIGHT Theoretical Proof -- NINE Types of Science -- Part Two THE HELLENISTIC DEFORMATION OF THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE -- TEN Knowledge or Philosophy for the Sake of Praxis -- 1. Stoic Modifications to Philosophy -- 2. The Stoic Understanding of Philosophy -- 3. The Divisions of Philosophy -- 4. The Leading Science: Ethics or Physics? -- 5. Logic as a Science -- 6. Consequences of the Stoic Understanding of Philosophy -- ELEVEN Neo-Platonism: An End Beyond Knowledge -- 1. From Philosophy to Mysticism in Plotinus -- 2. Theurgy in Place of Philosophy (Iamblichus) -- Part Three PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGY IN RELATION TO REVELATION -- TWELVE Aversion to Pagan Authority -- THIRTEEN Handmaiden to Theology -- FOURTEEN Sacred Scripture and the Problem of Interpretation: The Sentences -- FIFTEEN Metaphysics and Natural Theology -- SIXTEEN Philosophy in the Service of Theology -- Part Four SCIENCE: TOWARD TECHNOLOGY AND IDEOLOGY -- SEVENTEEN The Problem of the Continuity of Science in the Middle Ages -- EIGHTEEN The Problem of Experimental Science in the Middle Ages -- 1. Utility -- 2. Experiment -- 3. Inventions -- NINETEEN The Mathematization of Scientific Knowledge -- TWENTY The Influence of Nominalism -- Part Five SCIENCE AS TECHNOLOGY -- TWENTY-ONE The Quest for an Earthly Paradise -- TWENTY-TWO The End of Knowledge: Complete Utilitarianism.
TWENTY-THREE The Influence of the East -- 1. Hermeticism -- 2. The Cabala -- TWENTY-FOUR Science and Utopia: From the House of Solomon to the Royal Society -- TWENTY-FIVE A New Model of Scientific Knowledge -- 1. Science without Causes? -- 2. Induction: From First Premises to the Syllogism -- 3. Experience and the Discovery of Nature's Secrets -- 4. Discovery and Marvels -- TWENTY-SIX Philosophy and Gnosticism -- 1. What is Gnosticism? -- 2. The Way of Salvation -- 3. Gnosticism and German Idealism -- Part Six THE TRANSFORMATION OF PHILOSOPHY INTO IDEOLOGY -- TWENTY-SEVEN Ideas-Concepts-Impressions -- TWENTY-EIGHT The War against Idols -- TWENTY-NINE The Critique of Catholicism and Metaphysics -- THIRTY Ideology and the New Social Order -- THIRTY-ONE Ideology: The Evolution of the Concept -- Part Seven TOWARD A NEW WORLD ORDER -- THIRTY-TWO Kant: The World Before Reason's Tribunal -- THIRTY-THREE Auguste Comte: Toward a New Age -- THIRTY-FOUR Neopositivism at War with Metaphysics -- THIRTY-FIVE Science and the New World Order or Science in the Service of Globalism -- Part Eight THE PLACE OF SCIENCE IN CULTURE -- THIRTY-SIX What is Culture? -- THIRTY-SEVEN The Domains of Culture -- THIRTY-EIGHT Ends, Limits, and Directions in the Growth of Science -- THIRTY-NINE Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- About the Author -- Index of Works -- Index of Authors, Editors, and Translators -- Index of Subjects -- Index of Names -- VIBS.
Summary: This book tries to uncover science's discoverer and explain why the conception of science has been changing during the centuries, and why science can be beneficial and dangerous for humanity. Far from being hermetic, this research can be interesting for all who want to understand deeper what really conditions the place of science in culture.
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Intro -- SCIENCE IN CULTURE -- CONTENTS -- List of Illustrations -- Foreword by Mieczysław Albert Krąpiec -- Preface by Tadeusz Kwiatkowski -- Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Part One THE RISE OF THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE -- ONE The Discovery of Science: Greece or the East? -- TWO Why the Greeks? -- THREE Bios Theoretikos -- FOUR Philosophy's Rise from Sensations to Wisdom -- FIVE Knowledge and Opinion -- SIX Theoretical Features of the Object of Scientific Cognition -- SEVEN Theoretical Justification -- EIGHT Theoretical Proof -- NINE Types of Science -- Part Two THE HELLENISTIC DEFORMATION OF THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE -- TEN Knowledge or Philosophy for the Sake of Praxis -- 1. Stoic Modifications to Philosophy -- 2. The Stoic Understanding of Philosophy -- 3. The Divisions of Philosophy -- 4. The Leading Science: Ethics or Physics? -- 5. Logic as a Science -- 6. Consequences of the Stoic Understanding of Philosophy -- ELEVEN Neo-Platonism: An End Beyond Knowledge -- 1. From Philosophy to Mysticism in Plotinus -- 2. Theurgy in Place of Philosophy (Iamblichus) -- Part Three PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGY IN RELATION TO REVELATION -- TWELVE Aversion to Pagan Authority -- THIRTEEN Handmaiden to Theology -- FOURTEEN Sacred Scripture and the Problem of Interpretation: The Sentences -- FIFTEEN Metaphysics and Natural Theology -- SIXTEEN Philosophy in the Service of Theology -- Part Four SCIENCE: TOWARD TECHNOLOGY AND IDEOLOGY -- SEVENTEEN The Problem of the Continuity of Science in the Middle Ages -- EIGHTEEN The Problem of Experimental Science in the Middle Ages -- 1. Utility -- 2. Experiment -- 3. Inventions -- NINETEEN The Mathematization of Scientific Knowledge -- TWENTY The Influence of Nominalism -- Part Five SCIENCE AS TECHNOLOGY -- TWENTY-ONE The Quest for an Earthly Paradise -- TWENTY-TWO The End of Knowledge: Complete Utilitarianism.

TWENTY-THREE The Influence of the East -- 1. Hermeticism -- 2. The Cabala -- TWENTY-FOUR Science and Utopia: From the House of Solomon to the Royal Society -- TWENTY-FIVE A New Model of Scientific Knowledge -- 1. Science without Causes? -- 2. Induction: From First Premises to the Syllogism -- 3. Experience and the Discovery of Nature's Secrets -- 4. Discovery and Marvels -- TWENTY-SIX Philosophy and Gnosticism -- 1. What is Gnosticism? -- 2. The Way of Salvation -- 3. Gnosticism and German Idealism -- Part Six THE TRANSFORMATION OF PHILOSOPHY INTO IDEOLOGY -- TWENTY-SEVEN Ideas-Concepts-Impressions -- TWENTY-EIGHT The War against Idols -- TWENTY-NINE The Critique of Catholicism and Metaphysics -- THIRTY Ideology and the New Social Order -- THIRTY-ONE Ideology: The Evolution of the Concept -- Part Seven TOWARD A NEW WORLD ORDER -- THIRTY-TWO Kant: The World Before Reason's Tribunal -- THIRTY-THREE Auguste Comte: Toward a New Age -- THIRTY-FOUR Neopositivism at War with Metaphysics -- THIRTY-FIVE Science and the New World Order or Science in the Service of Globalism -- Part Eight THE PLACE OF SCIENCE IN CULTURE -- THIRTY-SIX What is Culture? -- THIRTY-SEVEN The Domains of Culture -- THIRTY-EIGHT Ends, Limits, and Directions in the Growth of Science -- THIRTY-NINE Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- About the Author -- Index of Works -- Index of Authors, Editors, and Translators -- Index of Subjects -- Index of Names -- VIBS.

This book tries to uncover science's discoverer and explain why the conception of science has been changing during the centuries, and why science can be beneficial and dangerous for humanity. Far from being hermetic, this research can be interesting for all who want to understand deeper what really conditions the place of science in culture.

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