The Outline of Science, Vol. 1
by J. Arthur Thomson
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1922
Number of pages: 388
The aim of this book is to give the intelligent student-citizen, otherwise called "the man in the street," a bunch of intellectual keys by which to open doors which have been hitherto shut to him, partly because he got no glimpse of the treasures behind the doors, and partly because the portals were made forbidding by an unnecessary display of technicalities.
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by Nicholas Rescher - University of Pittsburgh Press
Perfected science is but an idealization that provides a useful contrast to highlight the limited character of what we do and can attain. Rescher's discussion focuses on the question: what are the theoretical limits on science?
by Andrew Morris - UCL Press
The author takes examples from the science we see every day and uses them as entry points to explain a number of fundamental scientific concepts in ways that anyone can grasp. This book encourages us to reflect on our own relationship with science.
by Paul Budnik - Mountain Math Software
A book about mathematics, physics and spirituality. Spiritual instincts have evolved to connect us with the creative aspects of biological evolution which are crucial to long term survival. The book integrates spirituality and science.
by Catherine E. Snow, Kenne A. Dibner - National Academies Press
The book studies the role of science literacy in public support of science. It synthesizes the available research literature on science literacy, makes recommendations on the need to improve the understanding of scientific research in the US.