Not A Scientist

Author: Dave Levitan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780393353327
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An eye-opening tour of the political tricks that subvert scientific progress.

Why I Am Not A Scientist

Author: Jonathan Marks
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520259602
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In this sense, the lay reader will learn how scientists should and shouldn't think and some scientists who read this book will come away thinking they are truly not scientists nor would they want to be.”—Rob DeSalle, American Museum of ...

Brilliant Blunders

Author: Mario Livio
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439192375
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But the mistakes that these great scientists made helped science to advance. Indeed, as Mario Livio explains in this fascinating book, science thrives on error; it advances when erroneous ideas are disproven.

Fool Me Twice

Author: Shawn Lawrence Otto
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1609613201
Size: 31.80 MB
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WINNER of the 2012 Minnesota Book Award for nonfiction "One of the most important books published in America in the last decade.

The War On Science

Author: Shawn Lawrence Otto
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
ISBN: 1571319522
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At the very time we need them most, scientists and the idea of objective knowledge are being bombarded by a vast, well-funded, three-part war on science: the identity politics war on science, the ideological war on science, and the ...

Inferior

Author: Angela Saini
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807071706
Size: 65.95 MB
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This book investigates the gender wars in biology, psychology, and anthropology, and delves into scientific studies to uncover a fascinating new portrait of women's brains, bodies, and role in human evolution.

A Model Discipline

Author: Kevin A. Clarke
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019538220X
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But how do we justify and rationalize the method? Why test predictions from a deductive, and thus truth-preserving, system? Primo and Clarke tackle these central questions in this novel work of methodology.

The Structure Of Scientific Revolutions

Author: Thomas S. Kuhn
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226458148
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Newly designed, with an expanded index, this edition will be eagerly welcomed by the next generation of readers seeking to understand the history of our perspectives on science.