The Twilight of the Scientific Age

This book gives a challenging point of view about science and its history philosophy sociology Science is in decline After centuries of great achievements, the exhaustion of new forms and fatigue have reached our culture in all of its manifestations including the pure sciences Our society is saturated with knowledge which does not offer people any sense in their lives.This book gives a challenging point of view about science and its history philosophy sociology Science is in decline After centuries of great achievements, the exhaustion of new forms and fatigue have reached our culture in all of its manifestations including the pure sciences Our society is saturated with knowledge which does not offer people any sense in their lives There is a loss of ideals in the search for great truths and a shift towards an anodyne specialized industry whose main goal is the sustenance and procreation of an endogamic professional caste A wide audience of educated people interested in these topics will most likely respond to the ideas expressed here as things they have thought about or observed, but have not dared to say out loud.
The Twilight of the Scientific Age This book gives a challenging point of view about science and its history philosophy sociology Science is in decline After centuries of great achievements the exhaustion of new forms and fatigue have

  • Title: The Twilight of the Scientific Age
  • Author: Martín López Corredoira
  • ISBN: 9781612336350
  • Page: 123
  • Format: ebook
  • 1 thought on “The Twilight of the Scientific Age”

    1. This book was languid and overwritten. It does attempt to integrate some philosophy of science, but it scarcely engages with the literature, merely expressing disagreement with other writers. I appreciated the author's insights into the sociology of science and how public relations has become more important than discovery, but he already articulated the best parts of it in his contribution to the book Against the Tide: A Critical Review by Scientists of How Physics and Astronomy Get Done, and I [...]

    2. Not exactly what I expected, but still pretty goodI was directed to "The Twilight of the Scientific Age" by a book by Alexander Unzicker, thinking Lopez Corredoira would be offering a similar criticism of modern science. What I found instead was a book describing the twilight of Western civilization. Lopez Corredoira goes into the root causes of the decline of science, which is symptomatic of a decline in critical thinking and a general lack of informed skepticism, i.e. overall laziness and deca [...]

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