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GLIMPSES OF REALITY
Episodes in the History of Science
Byron Wall

Glimpses of Reality: Episodes in the History of Science explores of some of the major developments in the history of science in a form suitable for students with minimal knowledge of modern science and no previous exposure to the history of science. The intended audience is a class of students in programs in the humanities and social sciences who are taking a history of science course to fulfill a science distribution requirement. The object of the book is to give enough detail on some of the more important developments to be interesting and representative, without attempting to survey all of the history of science.




ISBN 0-921332-52-1
Paperback, 512 pages
Published in 2003.
$39.95 (Cdn), $33.95 (US)



Byron Wall is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at York University in Toronto, Canada. He is also the Coordinator of the Science & Technology Studies Program and teaches in the Division of Natural Science of the Faculty of Science & Engineering at York University. He has a Ph.D. from the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology and an M.B.A. from the Rotman School of Management, both at the University of Toronto.


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