By Blaine Harden
After 20 years, Washington Post journalist Blaine Harden back to his small-town birthplace within the Pacific Northwest to stick with the increase and fall of the West’s so much completely conquered river. To discover the Columbia River and befriend those that collaborated in its destruction, he traveled on a giant freight barge crusing west from Idaho to the Grand Coulee Dam, the positioning of the river’s harnessing for the sake of jobs, electrical energy, and irrigation. A River Lost is a searing own narrative of rediscovery joined with a story of exploitation: of local americans, of endangered salmon, of nuclear waste, and of a once-wild river. up-to-date all through, this variation incorporates a new foreword and afterword.
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For an account of this 'received view' see Frederick Theories Scientific of Structure The Suppes, (Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1973). Kuhn commented on two papers in the session on 'Non-Market Factors,' in a 1960 conference on 'The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity: Economic and Social Factors,' in Nelson, Rate and Direction of Stephen Toulmin gave a paper on Inventive Activity. 'Innovation and the Problem of Utilization' in an MIT conference on 'The Human Factor in the Transfer of Technology,' reported in William H.
18. 19. 20. 21. 45 Edward Constant, 'On the Diversity and Co-Evolution of Technological Multiples: Steam Turbines and Pelton Water Wheels,' Social Studies of Science 8 (1978), 183-210. See note 4 above. Derek J. deSolla Price... Little Science, Big Science, (New York: Columbia University Press, 1963) holds that the literature of technology is sparse. I disagree with that conclusion. Edward Constant, 'Scientific Theory and Technological Testability: Science, Dynamometers, and Water Turbines in the 19th Century,' Technology and Culture, 24 (1983).
Attempting to discover the source of that difference led me to recognize the role in scientific research of what I have since called "paradigms" (x). Nonetheless, an astonishingly large number of Kuhn's readers have seen great promise in the application of his model of change in the natural sciences to other disciplines; and there is a substantial body of literature purporting to provide Kuhn ian accounts of economics, psychology, sociology, political theory, history, religion, art, and education.