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Karl Pearson

The Scientific Life in a Statistical Age

Karl Pearson( )
Author: Porter, Theodore M.
ISBN:978-0-691-12635-7
Publication Date:Jan 2006
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

Karl Pearson, founder of modern statistics, came to this field by way of passionate early studies of philosophy and cultural history as well as ether physics and graphical geometry. His faith in science grew out of a deeply moral quest, reflected also in his socialism and his efforts to find a new basis for relations between men and women. This biography recounts Pearson's extraordinary intellectual adventure and sheds new light on the inner life of science.

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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
Mathematics / Probability & Statistics / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.474 x 9.282 x 0.814 Inches
Book Weight:1.188 Pounds



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