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David Freedman, Robert Pisani, Roger Purves
W.W. Norton Edition: 3rd

ISBN 978-0-393-97083-8

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information.

Edward Tufte,

ISBN 0961392142

Graphics Press; 2nd edition (May 2001)

Available from https://www.edwardtufte.com/tufte/books_vdqi, $40 list, or from Amazon for $31.48, used from 21.98.

Visual & Statistical Thinking: Displays of Evidence for Decision Making (Paperback) Edward Tufte,


Graphics Press (April 1997)

ISBN 0961392134



Exploring Python (printed at TESC) Timothy Budd

available at the bookstore only (2006)


Seminar Books:


The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (Paperback)

Thomas S. Kuhn

University Of Chicago Press; 3rd edition (December 15, 1996)

ISBN 0226458083


Knowledge in the Age of Reason and Revolution, 1700-1850

Daniel R. Headrick

Oxford University Press

ISBN 0-19-515373-1


Genesis and Development of a Scientific Fact

Ludwik Fleck, Thomas S. Kuhn, Thaddeus J. Trenn, and Robert K. Merton
University Of Chicago Press; New Ed edition (August 15, 1981)
ISBN 0226253252


Tree: A Life Story (Hardcover)
by David Suzuki, Wayne Grady, Robert Bateman

Greystone Books (October 10, 2004


192 pages

$20 new/ $13 used


Additional Reading

For CS students

Python Programming – An Introduction to Computer Science

John Zelle

Franklin, Beedle & Associates

ISBN 1-8887902-99-6


For math students

Elementary Forest Sampling & Elementary Statistics Methods for Foresters

(Agriculture Handbooks No. 232 and 317).