The Scientific Outlook

The Scientific Outlook

Bertrand Russell


'A clinical opinion is one that there's a few cause to think is right; an unscientific opinion is one that is held for a few cause except its possible truth.' - Bertrand Russell
One of Russell's most crucial books, this early vintage on technological know-how illuminates his considering at the promise and possibility of clinical development. Russell considers 3 questions primary to an figuring out of technological know-how: the character and scope of medical wisdom, the elevated strength over nature that technology presents, and the adjustments within the lives of humans that outcome from new kinds of technological know-how. With commonplace wit and readability, Russell bargains remarkable discussions of many significant medical figures, together with Aristotle, Galileo, Newton and Darwin.
With a brand new introduciton by means of David Papineau, King's university, London.

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