If we are talking about the “History of Science” then first we need to understand studying the history of science allows you to have a glimpse into both the history of the world and into just how we discovered everything we know about the world. Learning about the history of science is a why to bring history alive for those not given to the humanities bent.
The history of science differs somewhat from conventional history in that it is learning about other people observing the natural world, instead of chronicling events and trends in society. By learning about the “History of Science”, we learn about the important of “History of Science”. Science is context of society at the time helps us to understand segments of history.
There are few important things of “History of Science” :
a. We need to understand the process of growth of science, and its changing space, in different societies and periods of history.
b. We need to understand how societies needs and capacities to absorb or utilise ideas change the pace of growth of science.
c. Understand the development of science and technology as on integral part of human endeavor to overcome difficulties of existence, to improve the supply of basic necessities and to satisfy natural curiosity.
d. Objectively know the level of development of science in India in ancient times.
e. Appreciate the independence of science and society, that is; how the developments in science and technology, at given time, influence and shape the dynamics of a society, which in turn, leads to a change in the level of scientific and technological development.
f. Acquire a brief overview of the chronological history of science and related social development.
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