Journals Higher Education



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Published: 23 April 2012

208 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780199828074

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How It Drives Science

Stuart Firestein

  • Argues that ignorance, not knowledge, is what drives science
  • Provides a fascinating inside-view of the way every-day science is actually done
  • Features intriguing case histories of how individual scientists use ignorance to direct their research
  • A must-read for anyone curious about science

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