history of science continuity debate

When almost all companies are baking some sort of "doing good" into their business models, how do you measure the impact of the innovations?

Medieval Science and the Church
[NOTE] But today the historical relationship between science and religion is . The issue became most acute in the Renaissance during the debate as to whether . two positions - the continuity of science through the Middle Ages and into the .
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The discipline of the history of science is undergoing an identity crisis
Whither the History of Science: Reflections on the Historiography of the . and Stanley Jaki, have used the history of science as “a focal point of debate in the . The unfolding subject, or essence, of history imparted continuity to historical .
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/507/1/s_Pitt_paper.doc



Continuity and Discontinuity in the History of Science
methodological continuity presented by the history of science is pre- cisely the one . relations between science and culture which puts the whole debate in a .
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/2708892

Structural Realism (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Nov 14, 2007 . There was an important element of continuity in the shift from Fresnel to Maxwell —and . Bas van Fraassen (1980) revitalised the debate about scientific realism by . success of scientific methods across the history of science.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/structural-realism/