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Hanging on to the Edges

Essays on Science, Society and the Academic Life

What does it mean to be a scientist working today; specifically, a scientist whose subject matter is human life? Scientists often overstate their claim to certainty, sorting the world into categorical distinctions that obstruct rather than clarify its complexities. In this book Daniel Nettle urges the reader to unpick such distinctions-biological versus social sciences, mind versus body, and nature versus nurture-and look instead for the for puzzles and anomalies, the points of connection ...


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  • Éditeur : Open Book Publishers
  • Collection : OBP collection
  • Lieu d’édition : Cambridge
  • Année d’édition : 2018
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 27 mai 2019
  • EAN (Édition imprimée) : 9781783745807
  • EAN électronique : 9791036533839
  • Nombre de pages : vi + 257 p.

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Sociologie

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Sociologie
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