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Physics as a discipline co-exists with other, related disciplines. This article argues that it occupies a 'Goldilocks position' between mathematics and engineering, adopting distinct criteria of rigour and relevance.
|Keywords:||Physics, mathematics, engineering, profession, discipline, sociology, sociology of science, scientific practice|
|Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:||Johnston, Professor Sean|
|Subjects:||D History General and Old World > D History (General)|
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > T Technology (General)
|College/School:||College of Social Sciences > School of Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Journal Name:||Physics World|