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By Seymour Mauskopf,Tad Schmaltz

notwithstanding the e-book of Kuhn's constitution of clinical Revolutions appeared to bring in the arrival of a unified examine of the heritage and philosophy of technological know-how, it's a difficult undeniable fact that historical past of technology and philosophy of technological know-how have more and more grown aside. lately, even if, there was a sequence of workshops on each side of the Atlantic (called '&HPS') meant to deliver historians and philosophers of technology jointly to debate new integrative techniques. this can be as a result a particularly acceptable time to discover the issues with and customers for integrating heritage and philosophy of technological know-how. the unique essays during this quantity, all from experts within the historical past of technology or philosophy of technology, supply such an exploration from a large choice of views. the amount combines normal reflections at the present country of heritage and philosophy of technological know-how with stories of the relation among the 2 disciplines in particular historic and medical cases.

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