Gerald Holton

Gerald Holton is Mallinckrodt Research Professor of Physics, and Research Professor of History of Science, Harvard University.

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Cover: Victory and Vexation in Science: Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg, and OthersVictory and Vexation in Science: Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg, and OthersHolton, GeraldHARDCOVER05/30/2005$57.00
Cover: Einstein, History, and Other Passions: The Rebellion against Science at the End of the Twentieth CenturyEinstein, History, and Other Passions: The Rebellion against Science at the End of the Twentieth CenturyHolton, GeraldPAPERBACK09/15/2000$37.50
Cover: The Advancement of Science, and Its Burdens: With a New IntroductionThe Advancement of Science, and Its Burdens: With a New IntroductionHolton, GeraldPAPERBACK11/01/1998$38.50
Cover: The Scientific Imagination: With a New IntroductionThe Scientific Imagination: With a New IntroductionHolton, GeraldPAPERBACK11/01/1998$49.50
Cover: Science and Anti-ScienceScience and Anti-ScienceHolton, GeraldPAPERBACK08/19/1998$36.50
Cover: Thematic Origins of Scientific Thought: Kepler to Einstein, Revised EditionThematic Origins of Scientific Thought: Kepler to Einstein, Revised EditionHolton, GeraldPAPERBACK05/25/1988$50.00
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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene