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Reviewer: Ruggero Rossi Tags: There is no tags Comments: 0

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This is a famous and important book about history and sociology (and philosophy?) of science. It analyzes the way science evolves: with an historical approach the author shows how science doesn’t progress in a linear way, but instead by small increases alternated by scientific revolutions in which the paradigm shifts. Kuhn examines mainly the historical [...]

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Reviewer: Alberto Lusoli Tags: There is no tags Comments: 0

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Satisfaction Guaranteed, written by Susan Strasser in 1989, is a long journey across the first decades of the mass market era. Starting from the mid-XIX century, Susan Strasser analyzes how consumption habits changed after the second industrial revolution. During the last decades of the XIX century, advancement in machines and ways of production, both in agriculture and the [...]

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Reviewer: Anton Tornberg Tags: There is no tags Comments: 0

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In this book Martin sets out to answer the question; where do structures come from? The main focus of the book is thus to reconstruct and investigate the process whereby individual relationships combine to form structural units, which in turn aggregate to form large-scale structures. In other words, he seeks to investigate how social structure [...]

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