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Research Methodology : The Aims, Practices and Ethics of Science (Hardcover) (Peter Pruzan)

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This book is an in-depth guide to effective scientific research. Ranging from the philosophical to the practical, it explains at the outset what science can – and can’t – achieve, and discusses its relationship to mathematics and laws. The author then pays extensive attention to the scientific method, including experimental design, verification, uncertainty and statistics. A major aim of the book is to help young scientists reflect upon the deeper aims of their work and make the best use of their talents in contributing to progress. To this end, it also includes sections on planning research, on presenting one’s findings in writing, as well as on ethics and the responsibilities of scientists.  

Genre: Science, Philosophy, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Probability + Statistics / General, Ethics + Moral Philosophy, Physics
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Peter Pruzan
Language: English
Street Date: March 2, 2016
TCIN: 51080978
UPC: 9783319271668
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-2706
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