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Science and common sense.

Author: James Bryant Conant
Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press, 1951.
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Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978.
Science and common sense.
New Haven, Yale University Press, 1951
(OCoLC)593164911
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Bryant Conant
OCLC Number: 2551377
Description: xii, 371 pages illustrations 21 cm
Contents: Science and the American citizen --
What is science? --
Concerning the alleged scientific method --
The development of the concept of atmospheric pressure --
Some recurring patterns in experimental inquiry --
Geometrical reasoning and quantitative experimentation --
The origin of a conceptual scheme: the chemical revolution --
The study of living organisms: natural history and experimental biology --
Experiment and observation in biology: illustrations from the controversy concerning spontaneous generation --
The study of the past --
The impact of science on industry and medicine.

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