Science and Technology from Global and Historical Perspectives

Authors: Karagözoğlu, Bahattin

  • Provides a holistic approach into the description of science as a human value
  • Analyzes the socio-economic aspects of technological developments
  • Draws guidelines for scientific inquiry
  • Includes a global historical perspective of science and technology
  • Helps readers to stretch their visions by mapping the past to the future
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This book provides science and technology ethos to a literate person. It starts with a rather detailed treatment of basic concepts in human values, educational status and domains of education, development of science and technology and their contributions to the welfare of society. It describes ways and means of scientific progresses and technological advancements with their historical perspectives including scientific viewpoints of contributing scientists and technologists. The technical, social, and cultural dimensions are surveyed in relation to acquisition and application of science, and advantages and hindrances of technological developments. Science and Technology is currently taught as a college course in many universities with the intention to introduce topics from a global historical perspective so that the reader shall stretch his/her vision by mapping the past to the future. The book can also serve as a primary reference for such courses.

About the authors

Bahattin Karagözoğlu received his BSc and MSc from the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Turkey, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Division in 1972 and 1974 respectively. He got his PhD from University of Strathclyde (Glasgow – Scotland) in Biomedical Engineering in 1977 and he specialized in long-term ambulatory patient monitoring. He worked for Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey from 1979 to 1983. He joined King Abdulaziz University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1983 and worked there till 2012. He served at various levels as a teacher of several electrical and biomedical engineering courses, and was the coordinator of the Biomedical Engineering Program and accreditation (ABET) champion for four academic programs in the Department. He served in Istanbul Medeniyet University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering upon his return to Turkey in 2012. He assumed various academic and administration responsibilities including the acting dean of the faculty till his retirement in September 2015. He joined afterward Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakıf (Foundation) University in Turkey, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering in October 2015 as a Professor and currently he is chairing the Department. 

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Science and Technology: Definitions and Terminologies

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    Pages 1-13

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  • Foundations of Science

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    Pages 15-45

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  • Ways of Acquiring Scientific Knowledge

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    Pages 47-78

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  • Vital Essentials of Technical Exertions

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    Pages 79-104

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  • Description and Historical Perspectives of Technology

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    Pages 105-135

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eBook 65,44 €
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Hardcover 76,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-52889-2
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Science and Technology from Global and Historical Perspectives
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-52890-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-52890-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-52889-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 232
Number of Illustrations and Tables
10 b/w illustrations, 49 illustrations in colour
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