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Real Science : What It Is and What It Means

Real Science : What It Is and What It Means - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0511034503

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ISBN13: 978-0511034503
ISBN10: 0511034504
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 01
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 2001
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Real Science : What It Is and What It Means - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0511034503

John M. Ziman

ISBN13: 978-0511034503
ISBN10: 0511034504
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 01
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

Unlike most other similar books, this systematic, carefully reasoned, non-technical analysis of the nature and significance of scientific knowledge opens the way to reconciliation in the 'science wars'. By describing how academic scientists actually undertake research and communicate their findings, it shows that the philosophy, psychology and sociology of science are inextricably entwined, and that 'realism' and 'relativism' are just two sides of the same coin. The writing is well-informed, down-to-earth and lucid.

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