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The scientific attitude

by Frederick Grinnell

  • 282 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Guilford Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Science -- Methodology.,
  • Science -- Social aspects.,
  • Fraud in science.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-173) and index.

    StatementFrederick Grinnell.
    SeriesThe Conduct of science series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .G754 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 180 p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1561846M
    ISBN 10089862018X
    LC Control Number91043226

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Grinnell, Frederick. Scientific attitude. Boulder: Westview Press, (OCoLC) Online version.   A2A -> Question: What is importance of scientific attitude? Lets break the traits involved in approaching a problem or situation scientifically. 1. Belief based on evidence: 2. 1. This would mean a person doesn’t accept/believe anything unless, b.

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