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The story of science

by Susan Wise Bauer | 11 May 2015
Category: Science Academic
'The Story of Science' guides us all to the original texts that have changed the way we think about our world, our cosmos and ourselves. Whether referenced individually or read together as the narrative of Western scientific development, the book's 28 succinct chapters from the first science texts by Hippocrates, Plato and Aristotle through twentieth-century classics in biology, physics and cosmology, including works by Einstein, Schrödinger and Dawkins. Each chapter recommends one or more classic books and provides an entertaining account of the discovery, a vivid sketch of the scientist-writer and a clear explanation of any technical issues. 'The Story of Science' reveals science to be a human pursuit - an essential, often deeply personal, sometimes flawed, frequently brilliant way of understanding the world.
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'The Story of Science' guides us all to the original texts that have changed the way we think about our world, our cosmos and ourselves. Whether referenced individually or read together as the narrative of Western scientific development, the book's 28 succinct chapters from the first science texts by Hippocrates, Plato and Aristotle through twentieth-century classics in biology, physics and cosmology, including works by Einstein, Schrödinger and Dawkins. Each chapter recommends one or more classic books and provides an entertaining account of the discovery, a vivid sketch of the scientist-writer and a clear explanation of any technical issues. 'The Story of Science' reveals science to be a human pursuit - an essential, often deeply personal, sometimes flawed, frequently brilliant way of understanding the world.
Currently out of stock
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€27.99
Currently out of stock
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Eligible for free delivery
83 Reward Points

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'The Story of Science' guides us all to the original texts that have changed the way we think about our world, our cosmos and ourselves. Whether referenced individually or read together as the narrative of Western scientific development, the book's 28 succinct chapters from the first science texts by Hippocrates, Plato and Aristotle through twentieth-century classics in biology, physics and cosmology, including works by Einstein, Schrödinger and Dawkins. Each chapter recommends one or more classic books and provides an entertaining account of the discovery, a vivid sketch of the scientist-writer and a clear explanation of any technical issues. 'The Story of Science' reveals science to be a human pursuit - an essential, often deeply personal, sometimes flawed, frequently brilliant way of understanding the world.

Product Details

The story of science

ISBN9780393243260

Format

Publisher (11 May. 2015)

No. of Pages336

Weight522

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 242 x 164 x 30.02