The Scientific Basis of National Progress: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Scientific Basis of National Progress

1st Edition

By G. Gore


221 pages

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pub: 2019-06-05
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Published in 1970: The leading idea of the book is that present knowledge only enables us to maintain our present state, that national progress is the result of new ideas, and that the chief source of new ideas is original research. That as advance has its origin in new knowledge; unless new discoveries are made, new inventions and improvements must sooner or later cease. Another prominent idea is, that truth is essentially the same in all divisions of knowledge, and that the mental powers and processes employed in detecting it are the same in all subjects.

Table of Contents

1. The Scientific Basis of Material Progress 2. The Scientific Basis of Mental and Moral Progress 3. New Truth and its General relation to Human Progress 4. The Promotion of Original Scientific Research

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General