A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations
By (author) Alan L. Mackay
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Dictionary of Scientific Quotations by Alan L. Mackay
Book DescriptionScience affects us all-in the words of Albert Einstein, "The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking." It is therefore fascinating to discover the thoughts of scientists, philosophers, humanists, poets, theologians, politicians, and other miscellaneous mortals on this most important of subjects. A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations is a personal selection of scientific quotations by Professor Alan L Mackay that includes graffiti, lines of song, proverbs, and poetry. Whether you believe that "All problems are finally scientific problems" (George Bernard Shaw) or that "Imagination is more important than knowledge" (Einstein), it is without doubt that "It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations" (Churchill). You will be charmed and delighted by this collection and remember, "'Why,'" said the Dodo, "'the best way to explain it is to do it'" (Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll).
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750301060
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Institute of Physics Publishing
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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