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The limits of science

Pierre Rousseau

The limits of science

by Pierre Rousseau

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Published by PhoenixHouse in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslation from the French edited by John P.H Newell.
ContributionsNewell, John P. H.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19242398M

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He explores in detail the existence of limits or limitations on scientific inquiry, especially those that, in principle, preclude the full realization of the aims of science, as opposed to those that relate to economic obstacles to scientific Author: Nicholas Rescher.

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Science has limits: A few things that science does not do Science is powerful. It has generated the knowledge that allows us to call a friend halfway around the world with a cell phone, vaccinate a baby against polio, build a skyscraper, and drive a car.

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Many books explain what is known about the universe. This book investigates what cannot be known. Limits to Growth did not receive an official update inbut one of its coauthors, Jørgen Randers, published a book, A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years.

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P. Putnam's Sons The aim of this book is to give the intelligent student-citizen a bunch of intellectual keys by which to open doors which have been hitherto shut to him because the portals were made forbidding by an unnecessary display of .Science has limits and they are determined by its form.

The limits are revealed as impossibilities for scientific research in those fields that come out of the first order-the timeless, the spaceless, the non-corporal, the non-eventful, the illogical.