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Science and Method by Henri Poincare

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Science and Method
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Publisher: T. Nelson
ISBN/ASIN: 1616402547
Number of pages: 302

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Henri Poincare's Science and Method is an examination of the process scientists go through when determining which of the countless facts before them will be most useful in advancing scientific knowledge. In this highly readable text Poincare investigates mathematics, logic, physics, mechanics, and astronomy and discusses how the methods of selection differ with each field.

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