'Serendipity: Expect The Unexpected', Reviews of Pek van Andel and Danièle Bourcier, De la serendipité dans la science, la technique, l’art et le droit. Leçons de l’inattendu & Sylvie Catellin, Serendipité, du conte au concept

Nina Rolland, Mathilde Poizat-Amar

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Horace Walpole’s "Serendipity" has become a word commonly used in a wide
range of disciplinary fields. Two recent books explore contemporary uses of the
concept, in relation both to professional research and to creative processes more
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
JournalLa vie des idées
Publication statusPublished - 3 Jul 2014


  • science
  • research
  • chance
  • experimentation

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