Science for All Americans
by F. James Rutherford, Andrew Ahlgren
Publisher: Oxford University Press 1991
Number of pages: 272
This book is about science literacy. 'Science for All Americans' consists of a set of recommendations on what understandings and ways of thinking are essential for all citizens in a world shaped by science and technology ...
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by Nicholas Rescher - University of Pittsburgh Press
Perfected science is but an idealization that provides a useful contrast to highlight the limited character of what we do and can attain. Rescher's discussion focuses on the question: what are the theoretical limits on science?
by Jack E. Oliver - Columbia University Press
Jack Oliver draws on his 50 years as a scientist to explore the strategies, tactics, and personal traits and attitudes necessary for fruitful scientific discovery. This book can serve as a guide to the young scientist or student of science.
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