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The Resource Ignorance : how it drives science, Stuart Firestein

Ignorance : how it drives science, Stuart Firestein

Label
Ignorance : how it drives science
Title
Ignorance
Title remainder
how it drives science
Statement of responsibility
Stuart Firestein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Contrary to the popular view of science as a mountainous accumulation of facts and data, Firestein takes the novel perspective that Ignorance is the main product and driving force of science, and that this is the best way to understand the process of scientific discovery"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Firestein, Stuart
Dewey number
501/.9
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175.32.K45
LC item number
F57 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Ignorance (Theory of knowledge)
  • Discoveries in science
  • SCIENCE / General
Label
Ignorance : how it drives science, Stuart Firestein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Chapter 1. A Short View of Ignorance -- Chapter 2. Finding Out -- Chapter 3. Limits, Uncertainty, Impossibility, and Other Minor Problems -- Chapter 4. Unpredicting -- Chapter 5. The Quality of Ignorance -- Chapter 6. Ignorance in Action: Case Histories -- Chapter 7. Ignorance beyond the Lab
Control code
1358955
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
195 .
Isbn
9780199828074
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011051395
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1358955
  • (Sirsi) 1358955
  • (OCoLC)752069074
Label
Ignorance : how it drives science, Stuart Firestein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Chapter 1. A Short View of Ignorance -- Chapter 2. Finding Out -- Chapter 3. Limits, Uncertainty, Impossibility, and Other Minor Problems -- Chapter 4. Unpredicting -- Chapter 5. The Quality of Ignorance -- Chapter 6. Ignorance in Action: Case Histories -- Chapter 7. Ignorance beyond the Lab
Control code
1358955
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
195 .
Isbn
9780199828074
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011051395
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1358955
  • (Sirsi) 1358955
  • (OCoLC)752069074

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