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Scientific method in practice

Author: Hugh G Gauch
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ., transferred to digital printView all editions and formats
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This textbook will enable scientists to be better scientists by offering them a deeper understanding of the scientific method.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh G Gauch
ISBN: 9780521017084 0521017084 9780521816892 0521816890
OCLC Number: 706072967
Description: XVIII, 435 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Foreword; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Science in perspective; 3. Science wars; 4. Science's presuppositions; 5. Deductive logic; 6. Probability; 7. Inductive logic and statistics; 8. Parsimony and efficiency; 9. Case studies; 10. Science's powers and limits; 11. Science education; 12. Conclusions; References.
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