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Scientific-Technical Culture and Museums

  • Alberto RovettaEmail author
  • Edoardo Rovida
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Part of the Research for Development book series (REDE)

Abstract

Culture is a word whose etymology springs from the Latin word colere, which means grow; that is, it suggests implementation of the human being. Today, the word culture means a set of knowledge, opinions, ability, and/or behavior that characterizes and upgrades the human being. The original etymology, therefore, is in perfect accordance with the modern sense of the word.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Politecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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