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On the improvement of society by the diffusion of knowledge

Thomas Dick

On the improvement of society by the diffusion of knowledge

or, An illustration of the advantages which would result from a more general dissemination of rational and scientific information among all ranks

by Thomas Dick

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Published by Key & Biddle in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • Education,
  • Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Bruntjen 18575

    Statementby Thomas Dick
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ162 .D48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination386 p.
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15003121M
    LC Control Number45051671

    We have heard of a Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. It is said that knowledge is power, and the like. Methinks there is equal need of a Society for the Diffusion of Useful Ignorance, what we will call Beautiful Knowledge, a knowledge useful in a higher sense: For what is most of our boasted so-called knowledge but a conceit that we know something, which robs . English: The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge or SDUK, founded in , was a Whiggish London organisation that published inexpensive texts intended to adapt scientific and similarly high-minded material for the rapidly expanding reading public. It was established mainly at the instigation of Lord Brougham with the objects of publishing information to people who .

    The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, London: Vine Press. Smith, V. (, Summer). A learner centred approach to social skills for technical foresters. In From the field. Rural Development Forestry Network Paper 17e (p. ). London: Overseas Development Institute. Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (). LIBRARY OF ENTERTAINING KNOWLEDGE (SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE) Series Note: This series was founded by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge and was published by a number of publishers including (1) Charles Knight, (2) Longman Rees Orme Brown and Green, and (3) Oliver and Boyd. Volume Number(s) / Title / .

    Chapter 9: Development. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. shifalipatel. Terms in this set (27) development. A process of improvement in the material conditions of people through diffusion of knowledge and technology. Diffusion of Innovation in Health Care| 7 1. Relative Advantage The decision to adopt a technology is influenced by (1) the ability of a potential adopter to judge whether the benefits of using the innovation will outweigh the risks of using it, and (2) whether the innovation improves upon the existing Size: KB.


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