The art of scientific investigation Author:W. I. B. Beveridge This famous and influential book shows how the human mind can best be adapted to the process of scientific discovery. It arguwa that for all the great complexity of modernscientific apparatus, scientific discovery begins and ends in the human intelligence. This is not, however, a study of the conventional "scientific method," but an original stu... more »dy of the original principles and mental thecniques that are common to most types of scientific investigation. The author, himself a noted scientist, holds a professorshipar Cambridge ande illustrates his book with many accounts of great discoveries and quotes the experiences of numerous other scientists, showing the development of their scientific investigation.
This revised edition is for scientists in all stages of their careers. It is equally valuable for non-scientists interested in the workings of the scientific mind and the process of scientific investigation.« less