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Science and Reform Charles Babbage, Considered The Founding Father Of The Computer, Was A Key Figure During A Great Era Of British History Best Remembered For His Pioneering Work On Analytical And Difference Engines, The Forerunners Of The Modern Computer, Babbage Was Also An Active Campaigner For Reform In Both Science And Society Babbage S Wide Ranging Interests Ran From Economic Theory And Statistics, To Lighthouse Signalling And Postal Services His Book, Reflections On The Decline Of Science In England And Some Of Its Causes 1830 Reflected His Attempts To Reorganize And Control The Conduct Of Scientific Activity At A National Level In Addition, He Published Widely On Theoretical And Practical Science And Social Reform In This Book, Anthony Hyman, The Acknowledged Expert On Babbage S Life And Work, Has Selected Passages From These Many Publications Reflecting His Innovative Scientific Work And His Thoughts On Such Subjects As Taxation, Abolition Of Life Peerage And The Assurance Of Lives Subjects Which Anticipated The Preoccupations Of Present Day Society.

  • Paperback
  • 368 pages
  • Science and Reform
  • Charles Babbage
  • English
  • 22 September 2017
  • 9780521036764

About the Author: Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage KH FRS b b d 26 December 1791 18 October 1871 was an English polymath A mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer, Babbage originated the concept of a digital programmable computer.Considered by some to be a father of the computer , Babbage is credited with inventing the first mechanical computer that eventually led to complex electronic designs,