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On Social Structure and Science

Robert K. Merton - Science - 1996 - 386 pages
Robert K. Merton is unarguably one of the most influential sociologists of his time. A figure whose wide-ranging theoretical and methodological contributions have become ...
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The Sociology of Science: Theoretical and Empirical Investigations

Robert K. Merton - Social Science - 1973 - 605 pages
"The exploration of the social conditions that facilitate or retard the search for scientific knowledge has been the major theme of Robert K. Merton's work for forty years ...
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Focused Interview

Robert K. Merton - Social Science - 2008 - 200 pages
A reissue of the classic report of Columbia's Bureau of Applied Social Research, outlining techniques for eliciting specific responses of individuals and groups to particular ...
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The Travels and Adventures of Serendipity: A Study in Sociological Semantics ...

Robert K. Merton, Elinor Barber - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006 - 313 pages
From the names of cruise lines and bookstores to an Australian ranch and a nudist camp outside of Atlanta, the word serendipity--that happy blend of wisdom and luck by which ...
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On the Shoulders of Giants

Lines M E - Science - 1994 - 296 pages
Mathematics is the only science with a methodology based upon deductive logic, whereas physics is a quantitative science based upon experiment and observation in which trial ...
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On the Shoulders of Giants:: New Approaches to Numeracy

Mathematical Sciences Education Board, National Research Council - Education - 1990 - 240 pages
What mathematics should be learned by today's young people as well as tomorrow's workforce? On the Shoulders of Giants is a vision of richness of mathematics expressed in ...
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