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Story of Science From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory

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ISBN-10: 0393243265

ISBN-13: 9780393243260

Edition: 2015

Authors: Susan Wise Bauer

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Far too often, issues based on science are decided by voters and politicians who have received their science secondhand. The Story of Science guides us back to the original texts that have changed the way we think about our world, our cosmos, and ourselves.Whether referenced individually or read together as the narrative of Western scientific development, the book's twenty-eight succinct chapters lead readers from the first science texts by Hippocrates, Plato, and Aristotle through twentieth-century classics in biology, physics, and cosmology, including works by Einstein, Schrödinger, and Dawkins. Each chapter recommends one or more classic books and provides an entertaining account of the…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/11/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 6.40" wide x 9.60" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English