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The Twentieth-Century Sciences. Studies in the Biography of Ideas.

HOLTON, Gerald (ed.):

Published by New York: W. W. Norton, 1972., 1972
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First Edition in book form. Originally published as an issue of Daedalus, Vol. 99, no. 4, Fall 1970, though I am not sure all the essays in this book were in that issue. xv, 527 pp. Original cloth. Near Fine, in near fine dust jacket. This book includes: Erik H. ERIKSON, "Autobiographic Notes on the Identity Crisis," pp. 3-32; Talcott PARSONS, "On Building Social System Theory: A Personal History," pp. 99-154; Paul A. SAMUELSON, "Economics in a Golden Age: A Personal Memoir," pp. 155-170; Curt STERN, "The Continuity of Genetics," pp. 171-197; Gunther S. STENT, "DNA," pp. 198-226; Robert OLBY, "Francis Crick, DNA, and the Central Dogma," pp. 227-280; Linus PAULING, "Fifty Years of Progress in Structural Chemistry and Molecular Biology," pp. 281-307 (sometimes known as Pauling's "I" paper for being so self-centered); Saul BENISON, "The History of Polio Research in the United States: Appraisal and Lessons," pp. 308-343; HOLTON, "Mach, Einstein, and the Search for Reality," pp. 344-381; HOLTON, "The Roots of Complementality," pp. 382-422; A. Hunter DUPREE, "The Great Instauration of 1940: The Organization of Scientific Research for War," pp. 443-467. Also contains papers by Edward Shils, Alvin M. Weinberg, R. R. Wilson and W. O. Baker. Bookseller Inventory # 04740

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Title: The Twentieth-Century Sciences. Studies in ...

Publisher: New York: W. W. Norton, 1972.

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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