Understanding the History of Science and Technology

Steven Dutch, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
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The Values of Scientists and Technologists

Definitions

Science and Technology can exist separate from one another

Scientists and Technologists have all the value drives of normal human beings

Some Values of Scientists

Autonomy

Intellectual Integrity and Methodology

Esthetics

Social Interactions as Scientists

Some Values of Technologists

Values of Science and Technology; Change with Time and Culture

Science, Technology and the Public

Problems and Pitfalls in the History of Technology

Incomplete Record

Uncertain Interpretation of Artifacts

Fallacies of Reasoning

Lack of Consensus on Cause and Effect in many cases

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Created 27 Dec 1996, Last Update 27 August 1998

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