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7 edition of On the Science of Uncertainty found in the catalog.

On the Science of Uncertainty

The Biographical Method in Social Research

by Franco Ferrarotti

  • 275 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Lexington Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Mâethode biographique,
  • Sociologie

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9470941M
    ISBN 100739113119
    ISBN 109780739113110

    "Chaomei Chen and Min Song have written an important book that opens up a new area in the study in scientometrics and informetrics as well as information visualization, namely the study and. Mar 19,  · The Manufacture of Uncertainty. In his new book, Doubt is Their Product, David Michaels describes how the corporate practice of "manufacturing uncertainty" has taken over our regulatory system and undermined our health.

    Feb 03,  · Subverting the method. The principles of scientific inquiry involve testing a hypothesis by exploring uncertainty around it until there is a sufficient weight of evidence to reach a reasonable Author: Felicity Lawrence. Measurement uncertainty can obscure science concepts like conservation of energy. Students need a solid foundation of measurement technique to be able to learn science. Here is .

    Surfing Uncertainty Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind Andy Clark. A comprehensive and accessible tour of exciting, cutting-edge research on "the predictive mind" Pitched to cross disciplinary boundaries at the intersections of neuroscience, philosophy, artificial intelligence, and psychology. Nov 01,  · Uncertainty can be manufactured with the idea of creating doubt in science (and other human activities). The noxious quality of tobacco products and evidence of aspirin in the development of Reye syndrome are typical examples of situations in which interested individuals have attacked the results of science to manipulate special gemhallphotography.com by: 4.


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May 16,  · Uncertainty is thorough, judicious, and revealing."--Richard Rhodes, author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb. About the Author For his book, Uncertainty: The Life and Science of Werner Heisenberg, David C. Cassidy was awarded the Cited by: Dec 27,  · Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for Brilliance [Jonathan Fields] on gemhallphotography.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Jonathan Fields knows the risks-and potential power-of uncertainty. He gave up a six-figure income as a lawyer to /5(). Feb 12,  · UNCERTAINTY: Einstein, Heisenberg, Bohr, and the Struggle for the Soul of Science User Review - Kirkus.

Science writer Lindley (Degrees Kelvin,etc.) chronicles the early days of quantum gemhallphotography.comScottish botanist Robert Brown, a friend of young Charles Darwin, was observing small /5(3).

Dec 18,  · These uncertainties motivate further research and, as Kevin McCain and I explain in an upcoming book on this topic, uncertainty actually makes science advance.

Therefore, I think that it is a top priority for science education to explain this issue in detail. People need to learn to live with uncertainty in general, and understand what risk and Author: Kostas Kampourakis. "Uncertainty" is an amzing book about modern physics, focusing on the 20th century and quantum mechanics.

It presents the individual physicists in a way you have probably never heard about them before. By reading the book you get to know the personalities of those ingenious people, which makes the book very unique.4/5.

Uncertainty in Economics: Readings and Exercises provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of the economics of uncertainty. This book discusses ho uncertainty affects both individual behavior and standard equilibrium theory. Uncertainty How It Makes Science Advance Kostas Kampourakis and Kevin McCain.

Provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the role of uncertainty in science for anyone interested in the nature of science and how it advances.

Being certain about UNcertainty This book deals with the history of quite esoteric and complex concepts which have transformed the nature of science - quantum mechanics, the nature of causality, the limits of predictability, the essence of reality and the uncertainty principle.

For his book, Uncertainty: The Life and Science of Werner Heisenberg, David C. Cassidy was awarded the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award in Physics and Astronomy. An associate professor of the History of Science at Hofstra University, Long Island, New York, Cassidy served as associate editor of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein.

From Certainty to Uncertainty traces the rise and fall of the deterministic universe and shows the evolving influences that such disparate disciplines now have on one another. Drawing on the lessons we can learn from history, Peat also speculates on how we will manage our lives into the future.

An uncertainty analysis was undertaken to quantify the uncertainty associated with the additional losses incurred by rerouting water to achieve environmental benefits along the Campaspe River (Lowe et al., b). The analysis considered uncertainty due to measurement of streamflow, and the metering or estimation of water extractions.

At times people seem to have a mythical view of science as an infallible source of absolute certainty. Despite the prevalence of such a view, it is deeply misguided.

All science is inherently uncertain. Two key factors that contribute to science’s inherent uncertainty are the complexity of natural phenomena and human limitations.

Although the challenges posed by these two factors can be. Which science book got you the most animated this year. DEBORAH BLUM: Well, I want to talk about Code Girls by Liza Mundy first, because it was a book in which I sort of hounded my husband around the house, saying, let me read you this.

Let me read you this. This is really amazing. And the book is a really riveting story of the women who. Sep 08,  · By that criterion, evolutionary science is much more religion than science.

For all his refreshing insight about the uncertainty of scientific theories and interpretations, Dr. Rovelli seems to misunderstand the nature of the certainty available in religion, or rather in biblical Christianity.

The Bible is the revelation of our Creator God to Author: Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell. This book critically discusses and systematically compares J.M. Keynes and F. Knight, two giants in the history of economic thought.

In they both published Brand: Springer Singapore. The advances, results and tools presented in this book are important in the ubiquitous and fast-growing fields of data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Indeed, an important aspect of some of the learned predictive models is the trust placed in them. This book describes scientific uncertainty and precaution specifically as both concepts apply to environmental and related policies.

Policy makers, and the scientists whose work informs the policies, frequently have conflicting definitions of these terms and how the concepts should be best applied. Probability and Statistics - The Science of Uncertainty, Second Edition by Michael J.

Evans and Jeffrey S. Rosenthal. We are pleased to now make the book available for free. If you are an instructor and would like a copy of the solutions manual please email one of the authors. The book is available as a single pdf file or by individual chapters.

Jun 01,  · Modeling Uncertainty in the Earth Sciences highlights the various issues, techniques and practical modeling tools available for modeling the uncertainty of complex Earth systems and the impact that it has on practical situations. The aim of the book is to provide an introductory overview which covers a broad range of tried-and-tested tools.

The book concludes by considering the impact of scientific uncertainty on the translation of scientific knowledge into means to alter the course of Nature—that is, the effect of uncertainty in engineering.

At The Edge Of Uncertainty describes eleven discoveries (or possibilities) within eleven chapters that the scientific world knows about but does not clearly understand how or why exactly do they happen to be. They are at this point at the edge of uncertainty.

Personally, I felt wonderful as long as it remains 'magic' and the answers are unclear to mankind/5.Dec 08,  · Measurement Uncertainty in Forensic Science: A Practical Guide describes and defines the concepts related to such uncertainty in the forensic context.

The book provides the necessary conceptual background and framework—a baseline—for developing and deploying reasonable and defensible uncertainty estimations across forensic gemhallphotography.com: Suzanne Bell.The book was first published in hardcover inten years after Feynman's death, by Addison–Wesley.

Several paperback and audiobook editions of the book have subsequently been published. The Meaning of It All is non-technical book in which Feynman investigates Author: Richard Feynman.