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The Tao of science : an essay on Western knowledge and Eastern wisdom

Author: R G H Siu
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Press, 1964, ©1957.
Series: M.I.T. paperback series, MIT 17.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English : 1st M.I.T. Press pbk. ed., Aug., 1964View all editions and formats
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Siu, R. G. H. (Ralph Gun Hoy), 1917-
Tao of science.
Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Press, 1964, ©1957
(OCoLC)989684223
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: R G H Siu
OCLC Number: 1148479
Description: xii, 180 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. A perspective of scientific progress. Science speeds on unabashed --
Historical forces behind modern science --
Specialists and research teams --
pt. 2. Effectiveness and limitations of the scientific method. Basic research --
Uncertainty of scientific knowledge --
Logic, fallacy, paradox, common sense --
Why quibble over words? --
Abstraction --
pt. 3. Injection of an oriental outlook. No-knowledge --
The essential ferment in education --
pt. 4. Management and practice of modern science and research. Freedom in organized research --
Values and incentives in organized research --
The median way --
pt. 5. The assimilation of modern science. The synthetic leap --
The philosopher-executive --
The question of the future.
Series Title: M.I.T. paperback series, MIT 17.
Responsibility: by R.G.H. Siu.

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