Yorick's World: Science and the Knowing Subject
by Peter Caws
Publisher: University of California Press 1993
Number of pages: 412
Peter Caws provides a fresh and often iconoclastic treatment of some of the most vexing problems in the philosophy of science: explanation, induction, causality, evolution, discovery, artificial intelligence, and the social implications of technological rationality.
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This book is about science literacy. 'Science for All Americans' consists of a set of recommendations on what understandings and ways of thinking are essential for all citizens in a world shaped by science and technology ...
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A well-written resource for understanding the principles of responsible research. This is an excellent guide, not only for seasoned scientists and research administrators, but also for newcomers to the field of science and research administration.
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