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A Beginner's Guide to Scientific Method / Edition 1

A Beginner's Guide to Scientific Method / Edition 1

by Stephen S. Carey


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ISBN-13: 9780534211264
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 08/15/1993
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 124

About the Author

Stephen Carey received his Ph.D. in logical theory and the history of logic from the University of Oregon. In addition to A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO SCIENTIFIC METHOD, he has also written THE USES AND ABUSES OF ARGUMENT. He currently teaches logic, philosophy of science, and philosophy of religion at Portland Community College in Portland, Oregon. He is an avid tennis and pickleball player, and runs a marathon every year.

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Science. 2. Establishing Causal Links. 3. Testing Explanations. 4. Extraordinary Claims and Anecdotal Evidence. 5. Fallacies in the Name of Science. Further Reading. Index.

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