Organisation and Scientific Discovery / Edition 1

Organisation and Scientific Discovery / Edition 1

by John Hurley
     
 

ISBN-10: 047196963X

ISBN-13: 9780471969631

Pub. Date: 07/14/1997

Publisher: Wiley

The book takes the view that discovery is the outcome of successful science, and that organisations play a central role in facilitating or inhibiting discovery. John Hurley argues against the theory that creativity only leads to scientific discovery and suggests a model of the processes leading to discovery including both individual and organisational processes.  See more details below

Overview

The book takes the view that discovery is the outcome of successful science, and that organisations play a central role in facilitating or inhibiting discovery. John Hurley argues against the theory that creativity only leads to scientific discovery and suggests a model of the processes leading to discovery including both individual and organisational processes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471969631
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/14/1997
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Discovery and Organisation in Science.

Method, Organisation and Philosophy in Discovery.

The Importance of the Individual in Science.

The Eminent Scientists and Their Organisations.

Organisational Aspects of Freedom and Chance in Relation to Discovery.

Some Considerations on the Organisation of Discovery-Related Science.

The Discovery Zone.

References.

Appendices.

Index.

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