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Uncommon Sense The Heretical Nature of Science

By: A Cromer
240 pages, Figs, tabs
Uncommon Sense
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  • Uncommon Sense ISBN: 9780195096361 Paperback Sep 1995 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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About this book

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.

Contents

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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By: A Cromer
240 pages, Figs, tabs
Media reviews
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
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