From Certainty to Uncertainty: The Story of Science and Ideas in the Twentieth Century

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Early theorists believed that in science lay the promise of certainty. Built on a foundation of fact and constructed with objective and trustworthy tools, science produced knowledge. But science has also shown us that this knowledge will always be fundamentally incomplete and that a true understanding of the world is ultimately beyond our grasp. In this thoughtful and compelling book, physicist F. David Peat examines the basic philosophic difference between the certainty that characterized the thinking of humankind ...

From Certainty to Uncertainty: The Story of Science and Ideas in the Twentieth Century 2002, Joseph Henry Press, Washington, D.C.

ISBN-13: 9780309076418

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From Certainty to Uncertainty: The Story of Science and Ideas in the Twentieth Century 2002, Joseph Henry Press, Washington, D.C.

ISBN-13: 9780309096201

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