The scientific imagination: case studies

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Cambridge University Press,
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1978.
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Using firsthand accounts gleaned from notebooks, interviews, and correspondence of such twentieth-century scientists as Einstein, Fermi, and Millikan, Holton shows how the idea of the scientific imagination has practical implications for the history and philosophy of science and the larger understanding of the place of science in our culture.
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subject_facetCase studies
Physics -- History -- Sources
Science -- Methodology -- Case studies
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Methodology
Physics
Science