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Gaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations


Gaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations



von: Carl C. Gaither, Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither

169,99 €

Verlag: Springer
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 08.01.2008
ISBN/EAN: 9780387495774
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 1793

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Scientists and other keen observers of the natural world sometimes make or write a statement pertaining to scientific activity that is destined to live on beyond the brief period of time for which it was intended. This book serves as a collection of these statements from great philosophers and thought–influencers of science, past and present. It allows the reader quickly to find relevant quotations or citations. Organized thematically and indexed alphabetically by author, this work makes readily available an unprecedented collection of approximately 18,000 quotations related to a broad range of scientific topics.
This book serves as a collection of approximately 18,000 statements from great philosophers and thought–influencers of science, past and present. Its unique thematic organization allows the reader quickly to find relevant quotations.
Scientists and other keen observers of the natural world sometimes make or write a statement pertaining to scientific activity that is destined to live on beyond the brief period of time for which it was intended. This book serves as a collection of these statements from great philosophers and thought-influencers of science, past and present. Gaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations allows the reader quickly to find relevant quotations or citations to spearhead an oral or written presentation of their research. Organized thematically and indexed alphabetically by author, this work makes readily available an unprecedented collection of approximately 18,000 quotations related to a broad range of scientific topics including astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics. With its unique thematic organization of the quotations, this book accomplishes its goal of presenting a large array of entries in each discipline and enabling the reader to choose a quotation on a particular subject from a variety of sources and perspectives. The resulting compendium allows the reader to conceptualize and embrace the written images of scientists, laymen, politicians, novelists, playwrights, and poets about humankind’s scientific achievements. Quotations are listed with the credited author, title, chapter, page number, birth/death date and occupation where possible.
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Finding words of wisdom about science is now easy with Gaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations. Organized thematically and indexed alphabetically by author, this work makes readily available an unprecedented collection of approximately 18,000 quotations related to a broad range of scientific topics, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics. The thematic organization allows you to effortlessly find a pertinent quotation from a variety of sources and perspectives. The resulting compendium allows a reader to conceptualize and embrace the written images of scientists, laymen, politicians, novelists, playwrights, and poets about humankind's scientific achievements. Quotations are listed with the credited author, title, chapter, page number, birth/death date, and occupation where possible.
Presents approximately 18,000 quotations about science, mathematics and medicine from great philosophers and scientists, past and present
Organized the way you would look up a quotation - by subject area rather than by author
Allows a reader to effortlessly find a pertinent quotation from a variety of sources and perspectives
Includes an author index to quickly find other quotations from a particular individual
Doubles the number of quotations in the Editors' earlier Speaking series of books
Scientists and other keen observers of the natural world sometimes make or write a statement pertaining to scientific activity that is destined to live on beyond the brief period of time for which it was intended. This book serves as a collection of these statements from great philosophers and thought–influencers of science, past and present. It allows the reader quickly to find relevant quotations or citations to spearhead an oral or written presentation of their research. It contains double the number of quotations in the Editors' earlier Speaking series of books. Organized thematically and indexed alphabetically by author, this work makes readily available an unprecedented collection of approximately 18,000 quotations related to a broad range of scientific topics including astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics. With its unique thematic organization of the quotations, this book accomplishes its goal of presenting a large array of entries in each discipline.

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