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Author Firestein, Stuart.
Title Ignorance [electronic resource] : how it drives science / Stuart Firestein.
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  Q175.32.K45 F57 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (viii, 195 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Chapter 1. A Short View of Ignorance -- Chapter 2. Finding Out -- Chapter 3. Limits, Uncertainty, Impossibility, and Other Minor Problems -- Chapter 4. Unpredicting -- Chapter 5. The Quality of Ignorance -- Chapter 6. Ignorance in Action: Case Histories -- Chapter 7. Ignorance beyond the Lab.
Subject Science -- Philosophy.
Ignorance (Theory of knowledge)
Discoveries in science.
Collection Title eBook collection (EBSCO).
Related To Print version: Firestein, Stuart. Ignorance. Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2012. Firestein, Stuart. Ignorance. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012 (DLC) 2011051395
ISBN 9780199828081 (e-book)
0199828083 (e-book)