"Why is Everything! : Doing Science" is very different from almost every other science book.
"Most good books on science cover an area broadly, so that you get to know a lot about, for instance, the stars or dinosaurs. This book is sort of opposite or perpendicular to that. It covers only a few topics but it goes into them very deeply. I have tried to pick topics that are fundamental or whose analyses involve ideas and procedures that are basic to science. When I’m writing it, I feel as though I’m boring down deeper and deeper, until I get as deep as I can go..."
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The Preface explains how and why it is different and describes the ideas that guided the writing of "Why is Everything?!".
To see the specific topics that are discussed in the book, take a look at the Table of Contents.
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