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Unnatural Nature of Science

by Lewis Wolpert

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Published by Faber & Faber Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7856672M
    ISBN 100571169724
    ISBN 109780571169726

    SCIENTIFIC laws run contrary to common sense. This contentious observation is the launching pad for a refreshingly original account of the methods of science and scientists. 'The world just is not.   In Proc. 9th Python in Science Conference (eds van der Walt, S. & Millman, J.) 51–56 (SciPy, ). Edgar, R. C. MUSCLE: multiple sequence .

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    If a broad line of demarcation is drawn between the natural sciences and what can only be described as the unnatural sciences, it will at once be recognized as a distinguishing mark of the latter that their practitioners try most painstakingly to imitate what they believe—quite wrongly, alas for them—to be the distinctive manners and observances of the natural sciences.   Testing Nature With Unnatural Materials. Time will tell whether the same can happen with the exceedingly un-natural shapes of super-hydrides at ultra-high pressures. and I write books.


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This book clarifies many issues of science, such as its nature and relations with technology. Short case studies supplement explanations. The unique origin of Unnatural Nature of Science book in Western civilization is rightly emphasized (though the image of Athens is idealized).

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How is it that nobody--except maybe scientists--sees /5. How is it that nobody--except maybe scientists--sees science for what it is. In this entertaining and provocative book, Lewis Wolpert draws on the entire history of science, from Thales of Miletus to Watson and Crick, from the study of eugenics to the discovery of the double helix.

The result is a scientist's view of the culture of science, authoritative and informed and at the same time 4/5(1). The Unnatural Nature Of Science. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the The Unnatural Nature Of Science, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe. About this book This book shows that many of our understandings about scientific thought can be corrected once we realise just how "unnatural" science actually is.

Quoting scientists from Aristotle to Einstein, the author argues that scientific ideas are, with rare exceptions, counter-intuitive and that common sense often makes no sense at all. This book shows that many of our understandings about scientific thought can be corrected once we realise just how "unnatural" science actually is.

Quoting scientists from Aristotle to Einstein, the author argues that scientific ideas are, with rare exceptions, counter-intuitive and that common sense often makes no sense at all. The Unnatural Nature of Science by Lewis Wolpert,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(90).

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(15). This book shows that many of our understandings about scientific thought can be corrected once we realise just how unnatural science actually is.

Quoting scientists from Aristotle to Einstein, the author argues that scientific ideas are, with rare exceptions, counter-intuitive and that common sense often makes no sense at all. This book shows that many of our understandings about scientific thought can be corrected once we realise just how “unnatural” science actually is.

Quoting scientists from Aristotle to Einstein, the author argues that scientific ideas are, with rare exceptions, counter-intuitive and that common sense often makes no sense at all. The Unnatural Nature of Science - Kindle edition by Wolpert, Lewis.

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WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: L Wolpert. Find more information about: ISBN: In this entertaining and provocative book, Lewis Wolpert draws on the entire history of science, from Thales of Miletus to Watson and Crick, from the study of eugenics to the discovery of the double helix.

Unnatural Nature of Science (Paperback) By Lewis Wolpert. Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: J   The Unnatural Nature of Science - Volume 21 Issue S1 - Lewis Wolpert. Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

Close this message to Cited by: In this entertaining and provocative book, Wolpert draws on the entire history of science, from Thales of Miletus to Watson and Crick, from the study of eugenics to the discovery of the double helix.

The result is a scientist's view of the culture of science, authoritative and informed and at the same time mercifully accessible to those who find cohabiting with this culture a puzzling experience.

The Unnatural Nature of Science 作者: Wolpert, Lewis 出版社: Harvard University Press 副标题: Why science does not make (common) sense 出版年: 页数: 定价: 装帧:. "[A] witty, exquisitely illustrated book."—Alison Abbott, Nature "Unnatural Selection feels like an homage to the standards of a bygone publishing age, through its large-format pages and its use of heavy sepia-coloured paper, but especially in van Grouw’s lovingly.

Unnatural Nature. | 42m 7s | tv-pg. Many mysteries of planet Earth are far from understood. How was Devil’s Tower formed. Or why. The Best Books About Science of Humans are now “a world-changing force of nature,” the former Scientific American Unnatural World is Author: Rachel E.

Gross.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Unnatural thoughts --Technology is not science --Thales'sleap: West and East --Creativity --Competition, cooperation and commitment --Philosophical doubts, or relativism rampant --Non-science --Moral and immoral science --Science and the public.When trying to describe the nature of science, it can be useful to think of science as a culture in just the same way that we think of the cultural worlds of art and music.

We need to understand and talk art or music when we enter these worlds. In the same way, we need to be able to understand and talk science.