The Golem, Second Edition: What You Should Know About Science (Canto Classics) Paperback – 29 Mar 2012
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'… it succeeds extraordinarily well in this task of portraying and assessing the real fabric of scientific research, based on the insights of modern scholarship.' Bernard Dixon, former Editor, New Scientist
The very well-received first edition generated much debate, reflected in a substantial new Afterword in this second edition, which seeks to place the book in what have become known as 'the science wars'.See all Product Description
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I read it as part of a university course in research methodology, and I must say it gave a somewhat more nuanced view of how research is carried out in practice - sometimes far from the idealized view of how science is done!
"The Golem" is by the way a very appropriate name for this account of scientific history - don't know what a Golem is? Read and find out...