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Science, order and creativity

Author: David Bohm; F David Peat
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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In this accessible book, the great physicist David Bohm and leading science writer F. David Peat contend that science has lost its way in recent times, following a narrow, fragmented and abstract  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Bohm; F David Peat
ISBN: 0415171822 9780415171823 0415171830 9780415171830
OCLC Number: 851109928
Notes: Indice.
Description: VIII, 316 p. : il. ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1 Introduction: sources and transmission; the nature of scepticism; precursors; Pyrrho and the Socratic tradition; the scepticism of the Middle Academy; Carneades and the later sceptical Academy; secession - the "Fourth Academy" and Aenesidemus; the scepticism of the early Empire. Part 2 The ten modes of scepticism: the modes of Agrippa; the criterion, signs and proof; causes and explanation; scepticism in the medical schools; sceptical physics and metaphysics; the liberal arts; sceptical ethics; the sceptical attitude; the sceptic way of life.
Responsibility: David Bohm, F. David Peat.

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