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

Author: R G H Siu
Publisher: New York, Technology Press, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Wiley [©1957]
Series: Technology Press books in the social sciences.
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Siu, R.G.H. (Ralph Gun Hoy), 1917-
Tao of science.
New York, Technology Press, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Wiley [©1957]
(OCoLC)609955047
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R G H Siu
OCLC Number: 14614742
Description: xvi, 180 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Science speeds on unabashed --
Historical forces behind modern science --
Specialists and research teams --
Basic research --
Uncertainty of scientific knowledge --
Logic, fallacy, paradox, common sense --
Why quibble over words? --
Abstraction --
No-knowledge --
The essential ferment in education --
Freedom in organized research --
Values and incentives in organized research --
The maiden way --
The synthetic leap --
The philosopher-executive --
The question of the future.
Series Title: Technology Press books in the social sciences.

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