The Scientific Method

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The Scientific Method

The scientific method is the process by which new scientific knowledge is gained and verified. The study of this method, and of its long history, is essentially a study of science itself. Many criticisms of science, scientists, or scientific knowledge stem from a misunderstanding, or ignorance of this method. It is the purpose of this book to expose both the history of the method, along with its modern use, its strengths, and its weaknesses.

Table of Contents

Philosophy of Science

How to design and conduct an effective scientific experiment

A sampling of historical experiments

Appendices