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Investigative pathways : patterns and stages in the careers of experimental scientists

Author: Frederic Lawrence Holmes
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2004.
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"This fascinating book is an investigation of scientific creativity. Following the research pathways of outstanding scientists over the past three centuries, it finds common features in their careers and their landmark discoveries and sheds light on the nature of long-term experimental research."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederic Lawrence Holmes
ISBN: 0300100752 9780300100754
OCLC Number: 52858503
Description: xxii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Interpretations of Scientific Discovery and Creativity --
Investigation, Discovery, and Experimental Practice --
The Three Scales of the Investigative Pathway and the Materials for Their Reconstruction --
Phases in the Lifetime Career --
Apprenticeship and the Achievement of Independence --
Mastery of a Domain --
Is Distinction Achieved or Conferred? --
Maturity and the Dilemmas of the Aging Scientist --
Episodic Rhythms within an Investigative Life --
Complicating the Pathway Metaphor --
Complicating the Episodic Rhythms --
Predictability and Unpredictability --
The Fine Structure of Experimental Investigation --
The Interplay between Thought and Operation --
Flashes of Insight and Moments of Discovery --
Conclusion: The Narrative Representation of Investigative Pathways --
Afterword: F.L. Holmes and the History of Science / Jed Z. Buchwald.
Responsibility: Frederic Lawrence Holmes.

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"This fascinating book is an investigation of scientific creativity. Following the research pathways of outstanding scientists over the past three centuries, it finds common features in their careers and their landmark discoveries and sheds light on the nature of long-term experimental research."--Jacket.

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