Science and Its Ways of Knowing

3.92 avg rating
( 13 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780132055765: Science and Its Ways of Knowing

This broad collection of accessible essays helps readers develop a fuller appreciation of the nature of science and scientific knowledge in general. The focus throughout is on the relationships in science between fact and theory, about the nature of scientific theory, and about the kinds of claims on truth that science makes. Arranges essays according to three essential aspects of scientific practice: Method, theory, and discovery. For scientists looking to broaden their general knowledge of basic scientific theory.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

This broad collection of accessible essays helps students develop a fuller appreciation of the nature of science and scientific knowledge in general and of their own discipline specialty within it. The focus throughout is on the relationships in science between fact and theory, about the nature of scientific theory, and about the kinds of claims on truth that science makes.

From the Back Cover:

Science and Its Ways of Knowing invites the reader to think about science as a way of looking at and understanding the natural world. Organized into three parts--On Scientific Method, Developing a Theory, and Contexts of Discovery--this collection of twenty-one essays by leading scientists and science writers engages such issues as the relationship in science between fact and theory, the nature of scientific theory, and the kinds of claims on truth that science makes.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Hatton, John, Plouffe, Paul B.
Published by Addison-Wesley (1996)
ISBN 10: 0132055767 ISBN 13: 9780132055765
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Addison-Wesley, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110132055767

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
40.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 1.51
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

John Hatton, Paul B. Plouffe
Published by Addison-Wesley (1996)
ISBN 10: 0132055767 ISBN 13: 9780132055765
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Addison-Wesley, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0132055767

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
70.27
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.02
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds