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On the Shoulders of Giants: The Post-Italianate Edition

Robert K. Merton - Literary Collections - 1965 - 319 pages
With playfulness and a large dose of wit, Robert Merton traces the origin of Newton's aphorism, "If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants." Using as ...
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On Social Structure and Science

Robert K. Merton, Piotr Sztompka - 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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Social Theory and Social Structure

Robert King Merton - Social Science - 1968 - 702 pages
Examines the interactions between sociological theory and research in various approaches to the study of social structure, evaluating the limitations and functions of each
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The Travels and Adventures of Serendipity: A Study in Sociological Semantics ...

Robert K. Merton, Elinor Barber - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006 - 313 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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The Letters of D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence, James T. Boulton - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 740 pages
This volume covers letters written in the three years from March 1924 to March 1927.
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