Into the Sciences
Science is too often seen as an amorphous enterprise performed by lab coated acolytes. But there is a clear model that underpins all the sciences, and can be used to understand how they fit together and how they differ. More
To laymen ‘science’ and ‘research’ seem amorphous things, mysterious activities by lab-coated acolytes that somehow yield knowledge of our world. This book breaks them down into a clear model of the activities involved, then uses that model to explain why science is separated into disciplines, how those disciplines are shaped by their different subject matter, and finally how researchers choose what they do.
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