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304 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197518625

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Science Wars

The Battle over Knowledge and Reality

Steven L. Goldman

  • Presents a valuable new approach to both the history and philosophy of science
  • Traces two antithetical meanings of the word "know" from pre-Socratic Greek philosophy to the present day
  • Explains how the nature of scientific knowledge impacts public policy, for better or for worse