Not that he offers to demolish psychoanalytic theory: he cannot because "its doctrines are so cunningly insulated from the salutary rigours of disbelief it's an end-product, like a dinosaur or a Zeppelin.".
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Medawar, Peter - Pluto's republic : Incorporating the art of the solube.
The Austen reference is a reminder of how enormously well-read such donnish scientists can.I'd love to hear some of them.Regulation of haemopoietic stem cell turnover in partially irradiated mice.London: Routledge Kegan william shakespeare othello pdf Paul, 1963.Pluto's Republic: Incorporating The Art of the Soluble and Induction and Intuition in Scientific Thought (Oxford Paperbacks).Occasionally, Medawar slips in some Olympian glibness of his own: "science and imaginative writing are utterly incongruous, in English anyway and the effect of combining them is merely absurd." Is it?
Passion and controversy in science.Is the world a poorer place because this particular exercise in intellectual kickboxing is no longer in print?He addresses the old argument about IQ what does a single-figure measurement usefully tell you?To appear in a future issue of Teaching Statistics.Photograph: Everett Collection/Rex Features.