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On understanding science : an historical approach

Author: James Bryant Conant
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press ; London : G. Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, 1947.
Series: Terry lectures.
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Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978.
On understanding science.
New Haven, Yale university press; London, G. Cumberlege, Oxford university press, 1947
(OCoLC)594371059
Online version:
Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978.
On understanding science.
New Haven, Yale university press; London, G. Cumberlege, Oxford university press, 1947
(OCoLC)607819809
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Bryant Conant
ISBN: 9780300136555 0300136552 9781258212445 1258212447
OCLC Number: 523854
Description: xv, 145 pages : illustrations, diagrams ; 21 cm.
Contents: The scientific education of the layman --
Illustrations from the 17th century "Touching the spring of the air" --
Illustrations from the 18th century concerning electricity and combustion --
Certain principles of the tactics and strategy of science.
Series Title: Terry lectures.
Responsibility: by James B. Conant.

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