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Science at the frontier

Addison Greenwood

Science at the frontier

by Addison Greenwood

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discoveries in science,
  • Science

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Addison Greenwood ; with Marcia F. Bartusiak, Barbara A. Burke, and Edward Edelson for the National Academy of Sciences.
    ContributionsBartusiak, Marcia, 1950-, Burke, Barbara A., Edelson, Edward, 1932-, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1 > :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18329897M
    ISBN 100309045924
    LC Control Number93106810
    OCLC/WorldCa27888311

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      Science, the endless frontier by United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development., , National Science Foundation edition, in EnglishPages: The Frontier of Science and Education; Education, Science. The Frontier of Science and Education Excerpts from The Heart of Higher Education: A Call to Renewal. In his book What is Ancient Philosophy?, the French philosopher Pierre Hadot writes that for the ancient philosopher, “the goal was to develop a habitus, or new capacity to judge.


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