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A Social History of Truth

Civility and Science in Seventeenth-Century England (Science and Its Conceptual Foundations series)

by Steven Shapin

  • 97 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • History of science,
  • Philosophy of science,
  • Science,
  • History: World,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • History,
  • Science / History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9733659M
    ISBN 100226750191
    ISBN 109780226750194

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    Truth: The late Robert J. Myers, who was a lifelong Republican and remains, to this day, the longest serving chief actuary of Social Security, started his career in , helping to develop what would become Social Security. In his landmark, exhaustive treatise, Myers states, “The level of [Social Security benefits payable to retired workers, once fully phased in] under the original law is actually . This chapter explores the concept of truth from historical perspectives. The historical overview of twentieth century analytic philosophy's thinking about truth shows both how diverse this thinking has been and yet how often older theories have been abandoned and forgotten, only to be taken up by: 4.

    My book of the week is Post-Truth by Lee McIntyre. This is a slender volume from MIT's Essential Knowledge Series that looks at one of the most disturbing trends of our time: the increasing dismissal of science, evidence, facts, and truth itself. Declaration of Independence, by John Trumbull (Wikimedia Commons) These Truths: A History of the United States, by Jill Lepore (Norton, pp., $). J ill Lepore holds a Ph.D. from Yale and Author: Stephen Tootle.


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