Table of Contents for: The evolution of knowledge : rethinking

 Staff view

You must be logged in to Tag Records

The evolution of knowledge : rethinking science for the Anthropocene /

Jürgen Renn.

Book Cover
Author: Renn, Jürgen
Published: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2020]
Topics: Science - Philosophy. | Science - History. | Knowledge, Theory of. | SCIENCE / History.
Genres: History.
Tags: Add


Spaces will separate tags.
Use quotes for multi-word tags.


The story of this book -- Part 1: What is science? What is knowledge? History of science in the Anthropocene ; Elements of a historical theory of human knowledge -- Part 2: How knowledge structures change. The historical nature of abstraction and representation ; Structural changes in systems of knowledge ; External representations at work ; Mental models at work ; The nature of scientific revolutions -- Part 3: How knowledge structures affect society and vice versa. The economy of knowledge ; An economy of practical knowledge ; Knowledge economies in history -- Part 4: How knowledge spreads. The globalization of knowledge in history ; The multiple origins of the natural sciences ; Epistemic networks -- Part 5: On what knowledge our future depends. Epistemic evolution ; Exodus from the Holocene ; Knowledge for the Anthropocene ; Science and the challenges of huumanity.

Table of Contents for: The evolution of knowledge : rethinking