Full title: The search for knowledge and understanding / Maxwell Bennett.
Author/creator: Bennett, M. R. (Maxwell Richard).
Record Identifier: 74VKawVeGxmb
Contents: 1 online resource : illustrations (some colour), portraits, plates., , , , History: 1. Ancient Greek red-figure pottery: Arthur Dale Trendall -- 2. Medieval Icelandic sagas and poetry: Margaret Clunies Ross -- 3. Early Australian colonies and Federation: John Manning Ward. Jurisprudence: 4. Protecting the common law from autocracy: Alice Erh-Soon Tay -- 5. Ensuring legal decisions reflect society’s mores: Julius Stone. Economics: 6. Identifying instabilities in financial institutions: Warren Pat Hogan. Philosophy: 7. Truth, time and causality: Huw Price -- 8. Brain and mind: David Armstrong -- 9. Foundations of modern science: Stephen Gaukroger. Physics, engineering and astronomy: 10. Star magnitudes and the invention of the stellar interferometer: Robert Hanbury Brown -- 11. Radio signals from stars and the invention of the Mills Cross telescope: Bernard Mills -- 12. Radio signals from sunspots and the invention of the swept-lobe interferometer: Ruby Payne-Scot. Chemistry and geology: 13. Photosynthesis and the quantum mechanics of electron transfer: Noel S. Hush -- 14. Discovery of land masses in Antarctica and Precambrian fossils: Tannatt William Edgeworth David. Biology, epidemiology and mathematics: 15. Distribution and abundance of species: Louis Charles Birch -- 16. Biodiversity, the spread of diseases and mathematical predictions: Robert May -- 17. Malignant melanoma, rubella hearing loss and mathematical correlations: Henry Oliver Lancaster. Neuroscience, neurology and respiratory medicine: 18. Seeing the world in three dimensions depends on identified neural mechanisms: Peter Bishop -- 19. Delaying nerve degeneration, inherited diseases and multiple sclerosis: James McLeod -- 20. Asthma risk factors identified as allergens and genetic predispositions: Ann Janet Woolcock.
Publishers: University Of Sydney, NSW : Sydney University Press, 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Additional physical form availability note:
Also available in print.
MMS ID: 991024283519202626