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Science as a multi-faceted concept

According to the author, Mark Erickson science is a "multi-faceted" concept. Describe and explain this concept. Apply the multi-faceted concept to another discipline.

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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. Since you did not indicate which book or essay or article of Erickson you have reviewed in your class, I am making a few assumptions. That this is taken from his 2005 book 'Science, Culture and Society' and that you are asked to expound on this topic not extensively but briefly. The solution below should get you started. If you have any questions about it, just let me know via the feedback section. Good luck with your studies.

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Erickson's multi-faceted Science

In his 2005 book, "Science, culture and society: understanding science in the twenty-first century", science philosopher Mark Erickson gives readers an entry point in the field of the sciences that allows one to view science as a singular discipline/branch of knowledge that has many allegiances, many fields, many areas of study and a host of concerns. In short he acknowledges that the sciences is very broad but also, as a branch of knowledge has underlying threads that unite. He alleges that sciences is ...

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The ideas on science as a multi-faceted concept as proposed by Mark Erickson in his 2005 book "Science, culture and society: understanding science in the twenty-first century" is explored and discussed as concisely as possible. References are listed.