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Author Firestein, Stuart, author

Title Failure : why science is so successful / Stuart Firestein
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
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Contents Introduction -- Failing to define failure -- Fail better : advice from samuel beckett -- The scientific basis of failure -- The unreasonable success of failure -- The integrity of failure -- Teaching failure -- The arc of failure -- The scientific method of failure -- Failure in the clinic -- How to love your data when it's wrong : negative results -- Philosopher of failure -- Funding failure -- Pharma failure -- A plurality of failures -- CODA
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Failure (Psychology)
Science -- Philosophy.
Discoveries in science.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199390113 (electronic bk)
0199390118 (electronic bk)