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By Gerald Holton | Comments: ( 770 ) | Date: ( Sep 22, 2019 )

Using firsthand accounts gleaned from notebooks, interviews, and correspondence of such twentieth century scientists as Einstein, Fermi, Millikan, Heisenberg, and Oppenheimer, Holton shows how the operation of the scientific imagination has practical implications for the history and philosophy of science, for education, and for the larger understanding of the place of scieUsing firsthand accounts gleaned from notebooks, interviews, and correspondence of such twentieth century scientists as Einstein, Fermi, Millikan, Heisenberg, and Oppenheimer, Holton shows how the operation of the scientific imagination has practical implications for the history and philosophy of science, for education, and for the larger understanding of the place of science in our culture The new introduction, How a Scientific Discovery is Made The Case of High Temperature Superconductivity, reveals the scientific imagination at work in current science, by disclosing the role of personal motivations that are usually hidden from scientific publications, and the lessons of the case for science policy today.


  • Title: The Scientific Imagination: With a New Introduction
  • Author: Gerald Holton
  • ISBN: 9780674794887
  • Page: 320
  • Format: Paperback

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Comments The Scientific Imagination: With a New Introduction

  • Allan Olley

    This is a well written set of essays about the different factors including broad conceptual attitudes and some social elements that go into scientific theory making and experiment. It also contains the author's thoughts on the relation of scientists to society, and an account of his own attempts to create a more socially relevant science curriculum for students. However, the book is more a collection of essays then a single work. Note I read the 1978 edition later editions apparently added addit [...]


  • Hardimah

    Good explanation in terms of Dionysians and Apollonians,


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