Uncertain Science ...: Uncertain World

Cambridge University Press (2003)
Abstract
Scientific uncertainty puzzles many people. The puzzlement arises when scientists have more than one answer, and disagree among themselves. This book helps people find their way through this maze of scientific contradiction and uncertainty. By acquainting them with the ways that uncertainty arises in science, how scientists accommodate and make use of uncertainty, and how they reach conclusions in the face of uncertainty, the book enables readers to confidently evaluate uncertainty from their own perspectives, in terms of their own experiences.
Keywords Science Philosophy  Uncertainty
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Call number Q175.P835 2003
ISBN(s) 0521781884   9780521781886
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