Chapter

Some Final Thoughts

E. Brian Davies

in Science in the Looking Glass

Published in print June 2007 | ISBN: 9780199219186
Published online September 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191711695 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219186.003.0010
 Some Final Thoughts

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This final chapter presents a collection of topics which relate to the status of science in society, and to its conflicts with other systems of thought. Topics covered include order and chaos, anthropic principles, empiricism versus realism, the sociology of science, and science the technology.

Keywords: society; order; chaos; anthropic principles; empiricism; realism; science and technology

Chapter.  13603 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of Science and Technology

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