La ciencia como profesión (Clásicos del pensamiento)

By Max Weber

L. a. ciencia como profesión, originariamente una conferencia pronunciada por Max Weber en 1917 y publicada como libro en 1919, plantea los angeles cuestión del sentido de los angeles ciencia como trabajo profesional para el individuo. El autor se pregunta si l. a. ciencia contemporánea ―inmersa en un inevitable proceso de especialización― da respuesta a los angeles pregunta más importante con los angeles que se encuentra el ser humano: cómo debe vivir, qué debe hacer. ¿Puede los angeles ciencia fundamentar los valores últimos con los que los hombres organizan su vida? A pesar de su respuesta negativa, Weber invita a su audiencia de estudiantes a que no rehúyan mirar de frente las consecuencias paradójicas del proceso de racionalización moderno y estén a l. a. altura de las «exigencias de cada día».

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The Universe Within: The Deep History of the Human Body

By Neil Shubin

A Kirkus Reviews most sensible Nonfiction booklet of the Year

In The Universe inside, Neil Shubin finds the relationship among the evolution of the cosmos and the evolution of the human physique.
 
Just because the background of the earth is written within the rocks, so too is the universe’s 14-billion-year historical past written within the human physique. beginning on the smallest point, with our very molecular composition, Shubin explores the query of why we're the method we're, tracing the formation of the planets, the moon, and the globe of Earth during the improvement of the organs, cells, and genes that make up human life.

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History: Fiction or Science?, Volume 2

By Anatoly T. Fomenko

`History: Fiction or technology? Chronology 2` is the second one quantity of the main explosive and fabulous tractate on historical past ever written - despite the fact that, each idea it comprises, irrespective of how unorthodox, is subsidized through rock sturdy clinical information. The booklet is straightforward and delightful to learn; it truly is well-illustrated, includes thousands of charts, graphs and illustrations, copies of historic manuscripts, and numerous evidence testifying to the falsity of the chronology used these days. you'll be surprised to find: - That the chronology universally accredited at the present time and brought without any consideration is just unsuitable; - that each one equipment of relationship of old assets and artefacts identified at the present time are inaccurate or non-exact; - that there's now not a unmarried rfile which may be reliably dated prior to the XIth century; the writer refers back to the center a while because the “Antiquity” and proves mutual superimposition of the second one and the 3rd Roman Empire, either one of which develop into pointed out because the respective kingdoms of Israel and Judah. in addition, he asserts that the well-known reform of the Occidental Church within the XI century via “Pope Gregory Hildebrand” used to be the mirrored image of the XII century reforms of Byzantine emperor Andronicus who in his flip identifies with Jesus Christ. The Trojan struggle counted by way of Homer occurred purely as past due as of the XIII century A.D. and the good poet truly lived in XIV century A.D. No stone in heritage of Antiquity is left unturned. actually. This publication is the start of an incredible correction to the chronology we are living with.

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Measuring the Cosmos: How Scientists Discovered the Dimensions of the Universe

By David H. Clark

Humans have continually seen the heavens with ask yourself and awe. The skies have encouraged mirrored image at the vastness of house, the sweetness of construction, and humankind’s function within the universe. in precisely over 100 years, technology has moved from nearly overall lack of awareness in regards to the real distances to the celebrities and earth’s position within the galaxy to our current wisdom concerning the huge, immense dimension, mass, and age of the universe. we're attaining the bounds of remark, and for that reason the bounds of human realizing. past lies merely our mind's eye, seeded by means of the theories of physics. In Measuring the Cosmos, technology writers David and Matthew Clark inform the tales of either the well known and the unsung heroes who performed key roles in those discoveries. those precise money owed show targets, conflicts, disasters, in addition to successes, because the amazing scale and age of the universe have been eventually established.  Few parts of medical study have witnessed such drama within the type of ego clashes, precedence claims, or failed (or even falsified) theories as that because of makes an attempt to degree the universe. Besides giving credits the place lengthy past due, Measuring the Cosmos explains the technological know-how in the back of those achievements in available language bound to attract astronomers, technology buffs, and historians.

 

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