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Examining the widespread sense of the "difficulty" of science, this work considers why many people find it so hard to grasp how science works, why there is so much suspicion of its success, and why many still seek refuge in religion or New Age spirituality. The author draws on anthropological and psychological material, as well as physics, astronomy and chemistry, and provides a wealth of detail and scientific information.

Trouble with Science 1996, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571174485


The Trouble with Science 1996, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674910195

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Trouble with Science 1994, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571174478