Scientific and Technological Thinking

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Scientific and Technological Thinking

Scientific and Technological Thinking
edited by Michael E. Gorman , Ryan D. Tweney , David C. Gooding , Alexandra P. Kincannon
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates | ISBN 0-8058-45294 | 2005 | PDF | 368 pages | 20.06 MB

This book takes the reader out onto the cutting edge of research in scientific and technological thinking. The editors advocate a multiple-method approach; chapters include detailed case studies of contemporary and historical practices, experiments, computational simulations, and innovative theoretical analyses. The editors attempt a provocative synthesis of this work at the end.
In order to achieve true scientific and technological progress, an understanding of the process by which species are transforming the world is needed. This book makes an important step in that direction by leading to breakthroughs in the understanding of discovery and invention.