Books by Paul Thagard

HOW SCIENTISTS EXPLAIN DISEASE by Paul Thagard
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1999

"At its best, an engaging description of mysterious diseases past and present, but the book gets bogged down in flow charts, outlines, and equations that will leave the casual reader more frustrated than enlightened. (33 illustrations, not seen)"
A laborious examination of the evolution of the bacterial theory of peptic ulcers, pointing more generally to how scientific theories evolve. Read full book review >