Science at the cross roads : papers presented to the International congress of the history of science and technology held in London from June 20th to July 3rd, 1931 by the delegates of the U.S.S.R


  • International Congress of the History of Science and Technology (2nd : 1931 : London, England)

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  • Format Books
  • Publication London : Kniga (England) Ltd. : Bush House, 1931.
  • Physical Details
    • 233 unnumbered pages ; 22 cm
  • OCLC ocm11548976


  • Correspondence from H. J. Muller to M. C. Otto regarding the fate of some of the authors included with this volume. See file in Special Collections Department.
  • Each paper separately paged.
  • Theory and practice from the standpoint of dialectical materialism / N. I. Bukharin--Physics and technology / A. F. Joffe--Relations of science, technology, and economics under capitalism and in the Soviet Union / M. Rubinstein--The "Physical" and "Biological" in the process of organic evolution / B. Zavadovsky--Dynamic and statistical regularity in physics and biology / E. Colman--The problem of the origin of the world's agriculture in the light of the latest investigations / N. I. Vavilov--The work of Faraday and modern developments in the application of electrical energy / W. Th. Mitkewich--Electrification as the basis of technical reconstruction in the Soviet Union / M. Rubinstein--The social and economic roots of Newton's 'Principia' / B. Hessen--The present crisis in the mathematical sciences and general outline for their reconstruction / E. Colman-- Short communications on the unpublished writings of Karl Marx dealing with mathematics, the natural sciences, technology, and the history of these subjects / E. Colman.