Public Knowledge: An Essay Concerning the Social Dimension of Science

Public Knowledge: An Essay Concerning the Social Dimension of Science

by J. M. Ziman
     
 

Professor Ziman argues that the goal of all scientific research is to contribute to the consensus of universally accepted knowledge.See more details below

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Professor Ziman argues that the goal of all scientific research is to contribute to the consensus of universally accepted knowledge.

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ISBN-13:
9780521095198
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/01/1968
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.39(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. What is science?; 2. Science and non-science; 3. Scientific method and scientific argument; 4. Education for science; 5. The individual scientist; 6. Community and communications; 7. Institutions and authorities; 8. Summing up; Index.

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