The Tao of science : an essay on Western knowledge and Eastern wisdom / by R.G.H. Siu.


New York : Published jointly by Technology Press, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [1957] .

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Subjects Philosophy, Comparative.
Science -- Philosophy.
Taoism -- Miscellanea.
Taoism.
Series Technology Press books in the social sciences.
Description xvi, 180 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1957]
©1957
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-170) and index.
Contents Science speeds on unabashed -- Historical forces behind modern science -- Specialists and research teams -- Basic research -- Uncertainty of scientific knowledge -- Logic, fallacy, paradox, common sense -- Why quibble over words? -- Abstraction -- No-knowledge -- The essential ferment in education -- Freedom in organized research -- Values and incentives in organized research -- The maiden way -- The synthetic leap -- The philosopher-executive -- The question of the future.
Genre Miscellanea.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)14614742
(OCoLC)ocm14614742
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WorldCat Identities Siu, R. G. H. 1917-
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