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The Resource The ascent of science, Brian L. Silver, (electronic resource)

The ascent of science, Brian L. Silver, (electronic resource)

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The ascent of science
Title
The ascent of science
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Brian L. Silver
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eng
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Silver, Brian L
Dewey number
303.48/3
LC call number
Q125
LC item number
.S5425 1998eb
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ebrary, Inc
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  • Science
  • Science
  • Thought and thinking
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From the revolutionary discoveries of Galileo and Newton to the mind-bending theories of Einstein and Heisenberg, from plate tectonics to particle physics, from the origin of life to universal entropy, and from biology to cosmology, here is a sweeping, readable, and dynamic account of thewhole of Western science.In the approachable manner and method of Stephen Jay Gould and Carl Sagan, the late Brian L. Silver translates our most important, and often most obscure, scientific developments into a vernacular that is not only accessible and illuminating but also enjoyable. Silver makes his comprehensive casewith much clarity and insight; his book aptly locates science as the apex of human reason, and reason as our best path to the truth. For all readers curious about--or else perhaps intimidated by--what Silver calls "the scientific campaign up to now" in his Preface, The Ascent of Science will befresh, vivid, and fascinating reading
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The ascent of science, Brian L. Silver, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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OCM1bookssj0000106306
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unknown
Isbn
9780195134278
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remote
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(WaSeSS)bookssj0000106306
Label
The ascent of science, Brian L. Silver, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000106306
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780195134278
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000106306

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