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76 Post author: sarahconstantin 02 December 2016 06:55PM

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Comment author: Vladimir_Nesov 01 December 2016 09:00:05PM *  0 points [-]

In what way (how does the difference work)? My experience is almost exclusively with hard sciences.

Comment author: NatashaRostova 03 December 2016 12:26:04AM 1 point [-]

Check out Yvain's sequence on Game Theory. I've actually studied game theory at a grad level, and had nothing to learn from what he wrote. But he opened it up in a fun/interesting/well-written way, which was specifically written for this audience, and addressed relevant interests here more than a textbook.

It's challenging to imagine a sequence on introductory chemistry that would have the same appeal. Having said that, I'm sure a sufficiently educated/talented writer could do one on intro chem.

Comment author: johnlawrenceaspden 20 April 2017 09:20:18PM 1 point [-]

"Asimov on Chemistry" was a childhood favourite of mine.