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The Resource The intelligibility of nature : how science makes sense of the world, Peter Dear

The intelligibility of nature : how science makes sense of the world, Peter Dear

Label
The intelligibility of nature : how science makes sense of the world
Title
The intelligibility of nature
Title remainder
how science makes sense of the world
Statement of responsibility
Peter Dear
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Dear, Peter Robert
Dewey number
501
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175.32.R45
LC item number
D43 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Science.culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Reasoning
  • Philosophy of nature
Label
The intelligibility of nature : how science makes sense of the world, Peter Dear
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [197]-233) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • chemical revolution thwarted by atoms
  • 4.
  • Design and disorder : the origin of species
  • 5.
  • Dynamical explanation : the aether and Victorian machines
  • 6.
  • How to understand nature? : Einstein, Bohr, and the quantum universe
  • Conclusion : making sense in science
  • Notes
  • Bibliographical essay
  • List of illustrations
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction : science as natural philosophy, science as instrumentality
  • 1. The
  • mechanical universe from Galileo to Newton
  • 2. A
  • place for everything : the classification of the world
  • 3. The
Control code
665196
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 242 pages
Isbn
9780226139487
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005026032
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780226139487
  • (OCoLC)61479571
Label
The intelligibility of nature : how science makes sense of the world, Peter Dear
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [197]-233) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • chemical revolution thwarted by atoms
  • 4.
  • Design and disorder : the origin of species
  • 5.
  • Dynamical explanation : the aether and Victorian machines
  • 6.
  • How to understand nature? : Einstein, Bohr, and the quantum universe
  • Conclusion : making sense in science
  • Notes
  • Bibliographical essay
  • List of illustrations
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction : science as natural philosophy, science as instrumentality
  • 1. The
  • mechanical universe from Galileo to Newton
  • 2. A
  • place for everything : the classification of the world
  • 3. The
Control code
665196
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 242 pages
Isbn
9780226139487
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005026032
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780226139487
  • (OCoLC)61479571

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