Natural Experiments of History - Diamond, Jared (Editor), and Robinson, James A. (Editor)

Some central questions in the natural and social sciences can't be answered by controlled laboratory experiments, often considered to be the hallmark of the scientific method. This impossibility holds for any science concerned with the past. In addition, many manipulative experiments, while possible, would be considered immoral or illegal. One has ...

Natural Experiments of History 2011, The Belknap Press, Cambridge, Mass.

ISBN-13: 9780674060197

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