The Reader's Adviser: A Layman's Guide to Literature, Volume 5

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Barbara Ann Chernow, Paul T. Durbin, George A. Vallasi, Maurice Charney, Fred Kaplan, Paula T. Kaufman
R.R. Bowker, 1988 - 725 pages
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Includes coverage of General Science; History of Science, Technology, & Medicine; Philosophy of Science & Pseudoscience; Mathematics; Statistics & Probability; Information & Communication Science; Earth & Space Sciences; Physics; Chemistry; Biology; Ecology & Environmental Science; Genetics; Medicine; Clinical Psychology & Psychiatry; Engineering & Technology; Energy; Ethics of Science, Technology, & Medicine. See main listing under Bibliography for more information.

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Contents

General Science
1
Its Nature and Products
7
Physical Science
15
History of Science Technology and Medicine
22
Philosophy of Science and Methods of Science
28
Chronological Studies
38
Philosophy of Science and Pseudoscience
53
Mathematics
82
Atmospheric Science
216
Physics
225
Nuclear Physics
231
Atomic and Optical Physics
237
AUTHORS Main Entries
244
Chemistry
277
Biology
306
Ecology and Environmental Science
350

Algebra
88
Number Theory
94
Other Topics in Mathematics
100
Statistics and Probability
120
Information and Computer Science
127
Introduction to Information and Library Science
135
Computer Applications
146
Artificial Intelligence
156
Viewpoints and Interpretations of Social and Cultural Issues
162
Astronomy and Space Science
168
Earth Sciences
197
Geology
204
Rocks Minerals and Geochemistry
210
Sociobiology
375
Medicine and Health
393
Health Professions
418
Illness and Disease
443
Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry
485
Engineering and Technology
549
Energy
582
Science Technology and Society
594
Ethics of Science Technology and Medicine
617
NAME INDEX
639
TITLE INDEX
669
SUBJECT INDEX
717
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