Great scientific experiments: twenty experiments that changed our view of the world

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Oxford University Press, 1983 - Science - 216 pages
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Vivid, readable, and accurate, these tales of landmark scientific inquiries include Aristotle's work on the embryology of the chick, Galileo's discovery of the law of descent, Newton's experiment on the nature of colors, and 17 others. Each experiment is appraised and analyzed in the light of subsequent events.

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Contents

A Exploring the Characteristics of a Naturally
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B Deciding between Rival Hypotheses
43
Finding the Form of a Law Inductively
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Rom Harr? is a Lecturer in the Philosophy of Science at Oxford University and an Adjunct Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the State University of New York at Binghamton.

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