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The scientific outlook

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'A scientific opinion is one which there is some reason to believe is true; an unscientific opinion is one which is held for some reason other than its probable truth.' - Bertrand RussellOne of Russell's most important books, this early classic on science illuminates his thinking on the promise and threat of scientific progress. Russell considers three questions fundamental to an understanding of science: the nature and scope of scientific knowledge, the increased power over nature that science affords, and the changes in the lives of human beings that result from new forms of science. With customary wit and clarity, Russell offers brilliant discussions of many major scientific figures, including Aristotle, Galileo, Newton and Darwin.With a new introduciton by David Papineau, King's College, London.

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Author(s):
Bertrand Russell
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780415249973
Number of pages:
228
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
The Scientific Outlook

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'A scientific opinion is one which there is some reason to believe is true; an unscientific opinion is one which is held for some reason other than its probable truth.' - Bertrand RussellOne of Russell's most important books, this early classic on science illuminates his thinking on the promise and threat of scientific progress. Russell considers three questions fundamental to an understanding of science: the nature and scope of scientific knowledge, the increased power over nature that science affords, and the changes in the lives of human beings that result from new forms of science. With customary wit and clarity, Russell offers brilliant discussions of many major scientific figures, including Aristotle, Galileo, Newton and Darwin.With a new introduciton by David Papineau, King's College, London.

Author(s):
Bertrand Russell
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780415249973
Number of pages:
228
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
The Scientific Outlook

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