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Scientific Endeavor A Primer on Scientific Principles and Practice

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ISBN-10: 1536893838

ISBN-13: 9781536893830

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jeffrey Lee

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"The Scientific Endeavor" is an introduction to what science is and how it is done. Many college courses are good at presenting particular disciplines (Biology, Chemistry, etc.), but not the details of science itself. Science literacy for educated citizens and for professional scientists requires an understanding of science itself. Written at an introductory college level, this book provides on overview of what science is, the philosophy of science, how research is done, how scientists interact, ethics and misconduct, scientific thinking, and pseudoscience. It has been used as a supplementary textbook in introductory science classes, as the main text in classes about science, and as…    
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 8/3/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 238
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.54" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Jeffrey Lee was born in South Africa and educated at Oxford. He has been a BBC foreign affairs producer and Foreign Editor at Channel 4 News. After receiving an MBA from INSEAD, he is now involved in new media. Jeffrey Lee is married and lives in London. His first novel was the acclaimed Dog Days; Butterfly Man is his second.