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The Impact of Science on Society by  Bertrand Russell - First Edition - 1952 - from Bookworks and

The Impact of Science on Society

by Russell, Bertrand

Condition: Very Good/Good

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1952. Discussion of science's effects on society, including the tradition of science, effects of the scientific technique, how science works in oligarchies & democracies, science & war, science & values; based on a series of lectures given at Ruskin College in Oxford & Columbia University, New York. First British edition. Small maroon hardcover, white titling. Light wear to book, Foyle's label inside front cover, minor foxing; jacket shows light chipping, particularly to the head of the spine, short tears, couple of stains to the rear panel. Text clean; 140 pages + 4 pages ads.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Duodecimo.
  • Bookseller: Bookworks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: p1377
  • Title: The Impact of Science on Society
  • Author: Russell, Bertrand
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: George Allen & Unwin
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1952
  • Keywords: History of Science, Philosophy, Sociology, Cultural Studies
  • Size: Duodecimo


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