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Uncommon Sense: The Heretical Nature of Science

By: A Cromer

240 pages, Figs, tabs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Sep 1995 | #50246 | ISBN: 0195096363
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Hardback | Dec 1993 | #32729 | ISBN: 0195082133
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A fascinating book in which the author argues that science is not a natural unfolding of human potential, but the invention of a particular culture, Greece, in a particular historical period.

this book is a healthy antidote to all the deconstructing of the remarkable achievements of Western science that is going on in modern academic life. Harold Morowitz, Nature


Aspects of Science; Mind and Magic; From Apes to Agriculture; Prophets and Poets; Theorems and Planets; Sages and Scholars; Towns and Gowns; Science and Nonsense; Are we Alone?; Education for an Age of Science; Appendix A: Hindu Trigonometry; Appendix B: An Integrated Science Course.

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