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Published: 07 November 2016

264 Pages | 55

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190232993

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A Tale of Seven Scientists and a New Philosophy of Science

Eric Scerri

  • Presents a completely original philosophy of science in the grand tradition
  • Scerri proposes an evolutionary as well as organic view of the development of science
  • Brings to light several lesser-known figures in 20th century science
  • Argues that scientific progress occurs in a gradual and piecemeal fashion and not through revolutions