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User Review  - fpagan - LibraryThing

A short and congenial read about the nature of the scientific enterprise and its relationship to ignorance -- not the bad kind of ignorance exemplified by some people of today not knowing why there ... Read full review

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User Review  - tangledthread - LibraryThing

An interesting treatise that focuses on the fact that it's what we don't know (ignorance) that drives the engine of science. The secondary premise is that we often don't know what we don't know, hence ... Read full review

Ignorance: How It Drives Science

User Review  - Gregg Sapp - Book Verdict

Who would've guessed that Einstein and Darwin were really just more ignorant than their peers? Firestein (biological science, Columbia Univ.) teaches a college course called Ignorance, and he here ... Read full review