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We may quite reasonably expect them, because of this basic difference in taste,
to have different definitions of science, of method, and of the goals and values of
science. Clearly we need the same kind of tolerance and acceptance of ...
The aesthetic satisfactions of succinctness, parsimony, elegance, simplicity,
precision, neatness, are values to the mathematician and to the scientist as they
are to the craftsman, to the artist, or the philosopher. These are quite apart from
Methods are ethically neutral; problems and questions may not be, for sooner or
later, they involve all the knotty arguments about values. One way of avoiding the
problem of values is to stress the techniques of science rather than the goals of ...
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Rated: C+ This book is one of his classics. Not a primer for beginners but an advanced work for his colleagues. Good to ready directly about his understanding of the hierarchy of needs and self ... Read full review
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Better than every self-help book at which I've ever looked, but, after the first Part, still not great. To warrant its thesis it relies upon claims developed less than rigorously, where it doesn't ... Read full review