Reliable Knowledge: An Exploration of the Grounds for Belief in Science

Reliable Knowledge: An Exploration of the Grounds for Belief in Science

by John M. Ziman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521220874

ISBN-13: 9780521220873

Pub. Date: 01/01/1979

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A challenging investigation of the reliability of scientific knowledge results in a revealing exploration of worldly perception--and surprising connections between scientific methods and everyday understanding.  See more details below

Overview

A challenging investigation of the reliability of scientific knowledge results in a revealing exploration of worldly perception--and surprising connections between scientific methods and everyday understanding.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521220873
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1979
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Grounds for an inquiry; 2. Unambiguous communication; 3. Common observation; 4. World maps and pictures; 5. The stuff of reality; 6. The world of science; 7. Social knowledge; Index.

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