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Books Books 1 - 6 of about 6 related to On the Shoulders of Giants: The Post-Italianate Edition.    

On Social Structure and Science

Robert K. Merton - Science - 1996 - 386 pages
Robert K. Merton is unarguably one of the most influential sociologists of his time. A figure whose wide-ranging theoretical and methodological contributions have become ...
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The Sociology of Science: Theoretical and Empirical Investigations

Robert K. Merton - Social Science - 1973 - 605 pages
"The exploration of the social conditions that facilitate or retard the search for scientific knowledge has been the major theme of Robert K. Merton's work for forty years ...
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Focused Interview

Robert K. Merton - Social Science - 2008 - 200 pages
A reissue of the classic report of Columbia's Bureau of Applied Social Research, outlining techniques for eliciting specific responses of individuals and groups to particular ...
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The Travels and Adventures of Serendipity: A Study in Sociological Semantics ...

Robert K. Merton, Elinor Barber - Social Science - 2011 - 352 pages
From the names of cruise lines and bookstores to an Australian ranch and a nudist camp outside of Atlanta, the word serendipity--that happy blend of wisdom and luck by which ...
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