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Published: 17 June 2004

272 Pages | 1 line illus.

ISBN: 9780198607786

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Styles of Explanation in Science

Edited by John Cornwell

  • We all explain things every day, on topics ranging from the mundane to the universal - Explanations gives insights into the logic behind the sciences and philosophy
  • A stellar cast of contributors, including Martin Rees, John Barrow, Peter Atkins, and Steven Rose, has been brought together to discuss a fascinating question
  • John Cornwell, a well-known author and journalist, and Director of the Science and Human Dimension Project at Jesus College Cambridge, unites the different viewpoints in an introductory overview of the subject
  • An interesting and pertinent topic, covered from a variety of angles, in accessible and engaging prose

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