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Science Books For All Branches of Science

Science books are a necessity if you study any one of the many branches of science, of which there are many. There are the exact sciences which are concerned with precise measurements. Examples of these include physics and chemistry. Then there are the descriptive sciences which are concerned with description (as the name suggests) and classification. Examples of these include biology and paleontology.

Plenty of science books have been dedicated to the natural sciences which then branch off into the physical and the biological sciences. The most well known of all of the physical sciences include chemistry, physics, geology and astronomy. Chemistry is broken down into organic chemistry and inorganic chemistry. The most common biological sciences are botany and zoology. Many of the sciences work together and are interrelated. Some become specialized fields of study that merge, such as biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology, among others.

But science branches off even further into what is known as the social sciences, two of which are economics and psychology. Economics studies the wealth of humankind, including the production and distributions of goods and services while psychology studies the thought processes and behaviors of humans and animal, as well as interactions in society.

Then there are sciences that we do not automatically consider to be sciences but yet they are. These include mathematics and philosophy. Mathematics is often touted as being “the queen of the sciences.” Math deals with numbers, logic, size, shape, order, structure and the relationship that exists between quantifiable substances. Equations and formulas are an essential element of mathematics. The three most common areas of mathematics include arithmetic, algebra and geometry.

Philosophy (or its original name which is the philosophy of science) was created by the ancient Greeks. Philosophy seeks to pursue and gain as much knowledge as possible. The western philosophy taught in institutes of higher learning beings together elements of both the arts and the sciences. Philosophy concerns itself with speculative thought and delving deep under the surface to decipher meanings. Science books are prevalent over the Internet to teach you everything you care to learn about any of the sciences.