Theory and Power: On the Character of Modern Sciences

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John Benjamins Publishing, Jan 1, 1977 - Philosophy - 238 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
A CLASSICAL AND MODERN 1 Contemplation and Action
11
Nature and the World
26
Change and History
34
Knowledge and Process
43
B SCIENCE FOR POWER 5 Knowledge as Power
53
Science and Technology
62
Power and Pity
70
Analysis and Reduction
114
Mechanism and Teleology
124
THEAGE OP SUBJECTIVITY 13 Anthropooentricity and GodGiven Dominion
134
In the Image of God
142
The Idealism of Consciousness
151
The SuperEminence of the Will
161
E SCIENCE AND THE QUESTION OP VALUES
172
Notes
218

Power over Nature
79
KNOWLEDGE THROUGH ACTION 9 Proof by Success
90
Knowing and Making
101

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Page 235 - Only let the human race recover that right over nature which belongs to it by divine bequest, and let power be given it; the exercise thereof will be governed by sound reason and true religion.

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