Edgar Zilsel () lived through the best of times and worst of times, through the renewal of scientific optimism and humane politics, and through the. The most outstanding feature of this book is that here, for the first time, is made available in a single volume all the important historical essays Edgar Zilsel. Edgar Zilsel – – Philosophy of Science 8 (1) Collective Cognitive Processes Around Edgar Zilsel’s Epistemology of Mass Phenomena.

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Zilsel details the way in which Gilbert drew on the work of Robert Norman, a navigator and compass maker. He participated actively in working people’s education, teaching philosophy and physics at the Vienna People’s University.

Alex Gerdom added it Apr 05, As a Jewish Marxist he was unable to pursue an academic career in Austria. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The Social Origins of Modern Science

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Sign in to use this feature. Edgar Zilsel – – Philosophy of Science 8 1: The Cambridge Companion to Logical Empiricism. Trivia About The Social Origin Zilsel proposed the Zilsel Thesis as an explanation for the rise of Western science.

Kluwer Academic Publishers The Social Roots of Science. It is claimed that Zilsel’s historical essays were a part of another project he was zllsel on which focused on the idea that social phenomena were open to causal explanation as much as physical phenomena. Hence the volume also contains the essays Zilsel wrote in relation to this other project. What is special about this volume is the well-articulated social perspective it takes on the origins of modern edga.

Return to Book Page. It suggests that a radical new look at Zilsel’s project needs to be taken. This article needs additional citations for verification.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Social Origins of Edgae Science. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Previously there have been published a German and an Italian edition of the Zilsel essays.


Markus Wahl rated it it was amazing Sep 07, Marxist Scholarship in the History of Science. He published many papers during these years of exile, including Sociological Roots of Modern Science.

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He attended high school ziksel the Franz-Joseph-Gymnasium between and and then attended the University of Vienna where he studied philosophy, physics, and mathematics. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

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