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Fractionation: A Late Reply

The following is a reply to Sean’s comment on “Fractionation and the Growth of Scientific Knowledge”, posted March 2011. Two years is a long time to get an answer to one’s mail but it often takes even longer to think … Continue reading

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Fractionation and the Growth of Scientific Knowledge

During the past 75 years departments in major universities have increasingly divided or split into separate units, a phenomenon I term “fractionation”. Fractionation is not confined to the “mature” disciplines in the natural sciences, Physics, Chemistry, or Biology, but seems … Continue reading

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