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Science and mankind

Oliphant, Mark Sir

Science and mankind

by Oliphant, Mark Sir

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Published by Published for the University of Ghana by the Ghana Pub. Corp. in [Accra?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    The Aggrey-Fraser-Guggisberg memorial lectures, 1969.

    Other titlesAggrey-Fraser-Guggisberg memorial lectures.
    StatementSir Mark L. Oliphant.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175.5 .O45 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination77 p. ;
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4295254M
    LC Control Number78323238

    Terminology. Science is often defined as the pursuit of knowledge and understanding of the natural and social world following a systematic methodology based on evidence. It is a system of acquiring knowledge based on empiricism, experimentation and methodological naturalism, as well as to the organized body of knowledge human beings have gained by such research.   The Best Books About Science of If you know a cat person who likes science, this is the book you need Jorgenson lays out the progression of mankind’s understanding of .

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