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Science and Its Ways of Knowing

Science and Its Ways of Knowing
Author: John Hatton - Paul B. Plouffe
ISBN 13: 9780132055765
ISBN 10: 132055767
Edition: 1
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Publication Date: 1996-12-06
Format: Paperback
Pages: 150
List Price: $70.80

This broad collection of accessible essays helps readersdevelop a fuller appreciation of the nature of science and scientificknowledge in general. The focus throughout is on therelationships in science between fact and theory, about the natureof scientific theory, and about the kinds of claims on truth that sciencemakes. Arranges essays according to three essential aspects of scientificpractice: Method, theory, and discovery. For scientistslooking to broaden their general knowledge of basic scientific theory.