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Author Grinnell, Frederick.

Title Everyday practice of science : where intuition and passion meet objectivity and logic / Frederick Grinnell
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 230 pages) : illustrations
Contents Part I. Science : 1. Practicing science: An overview -- 2. Discovery: learning new things about the world -- 3. Credibility: validating discovery claims -- Part II. Science and society : 4. Integrity: from science policy to responsible conduct of research -- 5. Informed consent and risk: intersection of human research and genetics -- 6. Faith: more than one way to practice the world -- Afterword
Summary Frederick Grinnell presents an overview of the scientific process, or what he calls everyday practice of science. He provides students, young science professionals, and anyone interested in the science behind events in society with a feet-on-the-ground insider's view of how the practice of doing everyday science really works
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-211) and index
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Subject Science -- Methodology.
Science -- Social aspects
Religion and science.
Natural Science Disciplines -- methods
Natural Science Disciplines -- ethics
Religion and Science
SCIENCE -- Essays.
SCIENCE -- Nanoscience.
SCIENCE -- Reference.
Religion and science.
Science -- Methodology.
Science -- Social aspects.
Naturwissenschaften
Methode
Alltag
Wetenschap.
Methodologie.
Sociale aspecten.
Sciences -- M├ęthodologie.
Sciences -- Aspect social.
Naturvetenskap -- metodik.
Naturvetenskap -- teori, filosofi.
Naturvetenskap -- sociala aspekter.
Vetenskapssociologi.
Science -- Methodology.
Science -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
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