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Review: Ignorance: How it drives science

User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

I first heard about this book in my car. Driving home from work, I heard a radio interview with the book's author. After hearing Dr. Firestein, I pretty much rushed home, picked up my iPad and ... Read full review

Review: Ignorance: How it drives science

User Review  - Adrian Fridge - Goodreads

A book about making science accessible to the public? Why yes, I'll have that with a side of snark. Stuart Firestein is amazing at taking highly technical subjects of quantum mechanics, neuroscience ... Read full review

Review: Ignorance: How it drives science

User Review  - Judy - Goodreads

Great little book that would make a fine addition to the syllabus of a high school or undergraduate science survey course. The author teaches this course, “Ignorance” at Columbia University and the ... Read full review

Review: Ignorance: How it drives science

User Review  - Justin Staub - Goodreads

This Christmas, not unlike others, I struggled for gift ideas to give my parents. I tried exceptionally hard to not put clothing or gift cards on my list. Instead, I found thought-provoking books to ... Read full review

Review: Ignorance: How it drives science

User Review  - Joe Ciola - Goodreads

Knowledge Begets Ignorance; Ignorance Begets Knowledge ... Business professionals master the known whereas scientists relish the unknown. Their aim is not to further boundaries of available knowledge ... Read full review

Review: Ignorance: How it drives science

User Review  - Jordan - Goodreads

After having read a promotion article, I was very enthusiast upon reading this book. It promotes a very different vision of science than the one usually conveyed by traditional media (notably that ... Read full review

Review: Ignorance: How it drives science

User Review  - Marta Ferreira - Goodreads

Fantastic thought! Makes me wonder so much about everything else besides science! Everyone should read this, scientist or not!! Read full review

Review: Ignorance: How it drives science

User Review  - Daniel R. - Goodreads

A great book exploring the difference between how science is perceived and how it is pursued. The central theme is that scientific progress is made by finding the right questions that reveal our ... Read full review

Review: Ignorance: How it drives science

User Review  - Tiffany - Goodreads

"Ignorance" is a tidy little tome from a Columbia professor that seeks to convey a very simple but somewhat surprising message to non-scientists: science is about what we DON'T know. I found the case ... Read full review

Review: Ignorance: How it drives science

User Review  - Steven - Goodreads

Firestein's little book makes the case that science should be described by the facts that we know, but rather by the questions that are being asked. Set out almost like a long syllabus for a course on ... Read full review


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