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ERIC Number: ED098020
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 156
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The Conduct of Science.
Friedlander, Michael W.
This book was designed to be a useful adjunct to any introductory science course. Topics included have been tested in a course for nonscience students. The author's objective is to provide students with a basic understanding of the workings of science and its relationship to society. Ten chapters are included: The Social Direction of Scientists; Spreading Scientific Information; Certainty and Authority in Science; Controversy: The Resolution of Scientific Conflicts; Organized Science--New Roles and Decisions; The University: A Home for Research; The Application of Science: Relevance; Science and Government; Values, Priorities, and Choice; and Responsibilities and Obligations. The book also contains a lengthy appensix; a bibliography of books, resource letters in physics, periodicals, and recent publications; and an index. (PEB)
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Order Department, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632 (Clothbound, $8.95; paperbound, $3.95)
Publication Type: Books
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