How the Great Scientists Reasoned

Written By Gary G. Tibbetts
How the Great Scientists Reasoned
  • Publsiher : Newnes
  • Release : 01 October 2012
  • ISBN : 012398498X
  • Pages : 148 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled How the Great Scientists Reasoned written by Gary G. Tibbetts which was release on 01 October 2012, this book published by Newnes. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The scientific method is one of the most basic and essential concepts across the sciences, ensuring that investigations are carried out with precision and thoroughness. This book teaches the basic modes of scientific thought, not by philosophical generalizations, but by illustrating in detail how great scientists from across the sciences solved problems using scientific reason.

How the Great Scientists Reasoned

How the Great Scientists Reasoned
  • Author : Gary G. Tibbetts
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2012-10-01
  • Total pages : 148
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : The scientific method is one of the most basic and essential concepts across the sciences, ensuring that investigations are carried out with precision and thoroughness. This book teaches the basic modes of scientific thought, not by philosophical generalizations, but by illustrating in detail how great scientists from across the sciences ...

Science and Political Controversy A Reference Handbook

Science and Political Controversy  A Reference Handbook
  • Author : David E. Newton
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2014-04-21
  • Total pages : 332
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : A shrewd and compelling examination of how political figures throughout history have used scientific findings to achieve their objectives—just as scientists have often put political forces to work to achieve their own goals. • Supplies a detailed review of the past decade during which politicians have misused and misrepresented scientific ...

Science Education

Science Education
  • Author : John K. Gilbert
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : Udvalgte artikler fra 1985-2005, fordelt på 8 temaer: The relationship between science and science education ; Aims of the formal science curriculum and the needs of the students ; Science education in the formal curriculum ; Assessment in formal science education ; Teaching in science education ; Learning in science education ; The conceptual development of students ...

Science and Judicial Reasoning

Science and Judicial Reasoning
  • Author : Katalin Sulyok
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-29
  • Total pages : 350
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : This pioneering study on environmental case-law examines how courts engage with science and reviews legitimate styles of judicial reasoning....

Good Science Bad Science Pseudoscience and Just Plain Bunk

Good Science  Bad Science  Pseudoscience  and Just Plain Bunk
  • Author : Peter A. Daempfle
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-12-16
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : We are constantly bombarded with breaking scientific news in the media, but we are almost never provided with enough information to assess the truth of these claims. Does drinking coffee really cause cancer? Does bisphenol-A in our tin can linings really cause reproductive damage? Good Science, Bad Science, Pseudoscience, and ...

Engineering Speaking by Design

Engineering Speaking by Design
  • Author : Edward J. Rothwell,Michael J. Cloud
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12-19
  • Total pages : 164
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : From the Authors of Engineering Writing by Design: Creating Formal Documents of Lasting Value Engineering presentations are often a topic of frustration. Engineers complain that they don't enjoy public speaking, and that they don't know how to address audiences with varying levels of technical knowledge. Their colleagues complain about the ...

How Science Works

How Science Works
  • Author : Rob Toplis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-12-02
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : How Science Works provides student and practising teachers with a comprehensive introduction to one of the most dramatic changes to the secondary science curriculum. Underpinned by the latest research in the field, it explores the emergence and meaning of How Science Works and reviews major developments in pedagogy and practice. ...

Scientific and Technological Thinking

Scientific and Technological Thinking
  • Author : Michael E. Gorman,Ryan D. Tweney,David C. Gooding,Alexandra P. Kincannon
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2004-09-22
  • Total pages : 378
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : At the turn of the 21st century, the most valuable commodity in society is knowledge--particularly new knowledge that may give a culture, company, or laboratory an adaptive advantage. Knowledge about the cognitive processes that lead to discovery and invention can enhance the probability of making valuable new discoveries and inventions. ...

Perspectives On Thinking And Reasoning

Perspectives On Thinking And Reasoning
  • Author : Stephen Newstead,Jonathan St.B.T. Evans
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2013-06-20
  • Total pages : 310
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : This collection of essays focuses on three reasoning problems devised by Peter Wason - the selection task, the 2-4-6 task, and the THOG problem - which have had a considerable influence since their invention.; The reasons why people make so many errors in these seemingly simple tasks are still ...

Psychology of Reasoning

Psychology of Reasoning
  • Author : K. I. Manktelow,Man Cheung Chung
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : A set of specially commissioned chapters from leading international researchers in the psychology of reasoning. Its purpose is to explore the historical, philosophical and theoretical implications of the development of this field....

Teaching Scientific Inquiry

Teaching Scientific Inquiry
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2008-01-01
  • Total pages : 380
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : What are scientific inquiry practices like today? How should schools approach inquiry in science education? Teaching Science Inquiry presents the scholarly papers and practical conversations that emerged from the exchanges at a two-day conference of distinctive North American ‘science studies’ and ‘learning science’scholars....

Science as a Process

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  • Author : David L. Hull
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1990-05-15
  • Total pages : 586
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : "Legend is overdue for replacement, and an adequate replacement must attend to the process of science as carefully as Hull has done. I share his vision of a serious account of the social and intellectual dynamics of science that will avoid both the rosy blur of Legend and the facile ...

Scientific Reasoning

Scientific Reasoning
  • Author : Colin Howson,Peter Urbach
  • Publisher : Open Court Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 470
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : "Scientific Reasoning: The Bayesian Approach explains, in an accessible style, those elements of the probability calculus that are relevant to Bayesian methods, and argues that the probability calculus is best regarded as a species of logic." "Howson and Urbach contrast the Bayesian with the 'classical' view that was so influential ...

Reasoning and Thinking

Reasoning and Thinking
  • Author : K. I. Manktelow
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 259
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : This undergraduate textbook reviews psychological research in the major areas of reasoning and thinking: deduction, induction, hypothesis testing, probability judgement, and decision making. It also covers the major theoretical debates in each area, and devotes a chapter to one of the liveliest issues in the field: the question of human ...

Who Goes First

Who Goes First
  • Author : Lawrence K. Altman
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1998-05-12
  • Total pages : 468
  • ISBN : 012398498X
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Summary : This collection of stories of pioneering medical researchers provide readers with a look into the fascinating history of many of the most important medical advancements in recent years, and brings readers up to date on the ethics and controversies in current medical practice....