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Scientifically speaking : a dictionary of quotations

Author: Carl C Gaither; Alma E Cavazos-Gaither
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Institute of Physics Pub., ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains the words and wisdom of several hundred scientists, writers, philosophers, poets, and academics. This book presents quotations that give depth and breadth to science, and provides the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Quotations
Dictionaries
Quotations, maxims, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl C Gaither; Alma E Cavazos-Gaither
ISBN: 0585359598 9780585359595 075030636X 9780750306362
OCLC Number: 42921426
Credits: Illustrated by Andrew Slocombe.
Description: xiv, 482 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Abstraction --
Administration of science --
Aesthetics --
Age of science --
Analogy --
Answer --
Anti-science --
Applied science --
Axioms --
Beauty --
Book --
Chaos --
Common sense --
Communication in science --
Concepts --
Data --
Definition --
Discovery --
Dogma --
Error --
Ethics --
Experience --
Experiment --
Facts --
Failure --
Formula --
Funding --
God --
History of science --
Hypothesis --
Imagination --
Induction --
information --
Instruments --
Intuition --
Invention --
Irrational --
Knowledge --
Language --
Laws --
Literature --
Logic --
Magic --
Man of science --
Measurement --
Metaphor --
t Method --
Myth --
Observation --
Occam's razor --
Paradigm --
Paradox --
Prayer --
Prediction --
Probable error --
Problems --
Progress of science --
Proof --
Propositions --
Publications --
Questions --
Reality --
Reason --
Relations --
Research --
Rules --
Savant --
Science --
Science and art --
Science and freedom --
Science and God --
Science and morals --
Science and philosophy --
Science and poetry --
Science and politics --
Science and religion --
Science and women --
Scientific --
Scientific glossary --
Scientific papers --
Scientist --
Solution --
Technology --
Temple of science --
Theory --
Truth --
Understanding.
Responsibility: selected and arranged by Carl C. Gaither and Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither ; illustrated by Andrew Slocombe.
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"Obviously a result of much research, this book will likely be of great use to those studying the philosophy of science." --History of Physics Newsletter, Volume VIII, No. 6

 
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