The Value of Science: Essential Writings of Henri Poincare (Paperback)

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More than any other writer of the twentieth century, Henri Poincaré brought the elegant, but often complicated, ideas about science and mathematics to the general reader. A genius who throughout his life solved complex mathematical calculations in his head, and a writer gifted with an inimitable style, Poincaré rose to the challenge of interpreting the philosophy of science to scientists and nonscientists alike. His lucid and welcoming prose made him the Carl Sagan of his time. This volume collects his three most important books: Science and Hypothesis (1903); The Value of Science (1905); and Science and Method (1908).

Product Details
ISBN: 9780375758485
ISBN-10: 0375758488
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: October 2nd, 2001
Pages: 608
Language: English
Series: Modern Library Science