An Introduction to the History of Science
by Walter Libby
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company 1917
Number of pages: 289
This book is intended as a simple introduction, taking advantage of the interests of youth of from seventeen to twenty-two years of age (and their intellectual compeers) in order to direct their attention to the story of the development of the sciences.
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- National Academies Press
The book offers a research agenda for science communicators and researchers seeking to apply this research and fill gaps in knowledge about how to communicate effectively about science, focusing on issues that are contentious in the public sphere.
by James Schombert - University of Oregon
A review of the foundations of modern science emphasizing the status of our current view of Nature. The text is an introduction to the philosophy used to explore the meaning of reality. It is a non-mathematical course with a modern perspective.
by Henry Smith Williams - Project Gutenberg
We shall best understand our story of the growth of science if we think of each new principle as a stepping-stone which must fit into its own particular niche. The story of the building of this wonderful structure is in itself fascinating.
This General Science book is aimed at GCSE students rather than university students. Although this text is set out using the English system, students from other nations will find much of the material relevant. The subject is divided into modules.