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Science and sensibility : the elegant logic of the universe

Author: Keith J Laidler
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores how new ideas about science and related areas has impacted how people view different types of information, explains the methods used by scientists to gather new information, and reviews major contributions to various fields of science.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Laidler, Keith J. (Keith James), 1916-2003.
Science and sensibility.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, ©2004
(OCoLC)698053709
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Keith J Laidler
ISBN: 1591021383 9781591021384
OCLC Number: 53002549
Description: 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A Few Points about Mathematics 15 --
1. To Tell the Truth 19 --
2. The Nuts and Bolts 29 --
3. The Ingredients of Our Universe 55 --
4. Our Place in the Universe 97 --
5. How It All Began 135 --
6. Science and Culture 157 --
7. Religious Belief 183 --
8. What Is Truth? 201.
Responsibility: Keith J. Laidler.
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Explores how new ideas about science and related areas has impacted how people view different types of information, explains the methods used by scientists to gather new information, and reviews major contributions to various fields of science.

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