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Between Mind and Nature

A History of Psychology

by Roger Smith

<p>From William James to Ivan Pavlov, John Dewey to Sigmund Freud, the Würzburg School to the Chicago School, psychology has spanned centuries and continents. Today, the word is an all-encompassing name for a bewildering range of beliefs about ...

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Biomedical Computing

Digitizing Life in the United States

by Joseph A. November

<p>Imagine biology and medicine today without computers. What would laboratory work be like if electronic databases and statistical software did not exist? Would disciplines like genomics even be feasible if we lacked the means to manage and ...

ISBN: 9781421406657

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Biometric State

The Global Politics of Identification and Surveillance in South Africa, 1850 to the Present

by Keith Breckenridge

<p>Biometric identification and registration systems are being proposed by governments and businesses across the world. Surprisingly they are under most rapid, and systematic, development in countries in Africa and Asia. In this groundbreaking ...

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Biosemiotic Perspectives on Language and Linguistics

by Ekaterina Velmezova, Kalevi Kull & Stephen J. Cowley

<p>The first international volume on the topic of biosemiotics and linguistics. It aims to establish a new relationship between linguistics and biology as based on shared semiotic foundation.</p> ...

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Biotechnology and Society

An Introduction

by Hallam Stevens

<p>With <em>Biotechnology and Society</em>, Hallam Stevens offers an up-to-date primer to help us understand the interactions of biotechnology and society and the debates, controversies, fears, and hopes that have shaped how we think about ...

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Bird Relics

by Branka Arsic

<p>Branka Arsic shows that Thoreau developed a theory of vitalism in response to his brother’s death. Through grieving, he came to see life as a generative force into which everything dissolves and reemerges. This reinterpretation, based on ...

ISBN: 9780674495388

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Birders of Africa

History of a Network

by Nancy J. Jacobs

<p>In this unique and unprecedented study of birding in Africa, historian Nancy Jacobs reconstructs the collaborations between well-known ornithologists and the largely forgotten guides, hunters, and taxidermists who worked with them. Drawing on

ISBN: 9780300220803

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Bloom

The Botanical Vernacular in the English Novel

by Amy King

<p>Starting from the botanical crazes inspired by Linnaeus in the eighteenth century, and exploring the variations it spawned--natural history, landscape architecture, polemical battles over botany's prurience--this study offers a fresh, ...

ISBN: 9780190289782

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Bloomsbury Scientists

Science and Art in the Wake of Darwin

by Michael Boulter

<p><em>Bloomsbury Scientists</em> is the story of the network of scientists and artists living in a square mile of London before and after the First World War. This inspired group of men and women viewed creativity and freedom as the driving ...

ISBN: 9781787350076

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Bode’s Law and the Discovery of Juno

Historical Studies in Asteroid Research

by Clifford J. Cunningham

<p>Johann Bode developed a so-called law of planetary distances best known as Bode’s Law. The story of the discovery of Juno in 1804 by Karl Harding tells how Juno fit into that scheme and is examined as it relates to the philosopher Georg ...

ISBN: 9783319328751

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Bodies and Media

On the Motion of Inanimate Objects in Aristotle’s Physics and On the Heavens

by Ido Yavetz

<p>This book presents a recasting of Aristotle’s theory of spatial displacement of inanimate objects. Aristotle’s claim that projectiles are actively carried by the media through which they move (such as air or water) is well known and has drawn

ISBN: 9783319212630

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Bohmian Mechanics, Open Quantum Systems and Continuous Measurements

by Antonio B. Nassar & Salvador Miret-Artés

<p>This book shows how Bohmian mechanics overcomes the need for a measurement postulate involving wave function collapse. The measuring process plays a very important role in quantum mechanics. It has been widely analyzed within the Copenhagen ...

ISBN: 9783319536538

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Bombing the Marshall Islands

A Cold War Tragedy

by Keith M. Parsons & Robert A. Zaballa

<p>During the Cold War, the United States conducted atmospheric tests of nuclear weapons in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific. The total explosive yield of these tests was 108 megatons, equivalent to the detonation of one Hiroshima bomb per ...

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Bone Rooms

by Samuel J. Redman

<p>In the bone rooms of the Smithsonian Institution and other museums in the late nineteenth century, a scientific revolution was unfolding, as collectors engaged in a global competition to recover the best human skeletons, mummies, fossils. ...

ISBN: 9780674969735

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Book of Science Stuff

Wacky experiments, schocking discoveries, odd facts &other outrageous curiosities

by Joe Rhatigan

<p>Rather than paying tribute to the great discoveries and discoverers, the BOOK OF SCIENCE STUFF takes a fun look at the silly, hilarious, horrible underbelly of science. In a series of enjoyable short accounts, it focuses on the failures, ...

ISBN: 9781607345114

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Boom!

The Chemistry and History of Explosives

by Simon Quellen Field

<p>Black powder, the world's first chemical explosive, was originally developed in the seventh century, during China's Tang dynasty. It was a crude mixture at first, but over time chemists discovered the optimum proportion of sulfur, charcoal, ...

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Borelli's On the Movement of Animals - On the Force of Percussion

by Giovanni Alfonso Borelli

<p>This volume provides an introduction to Borelli’s theory on the movement of animals and demonstrates the nature of the energy of percussion, its causes, properties and effects. Building on and moving away from the theory of mechanics as ...

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Borelli's On the Movement of Animals - On the Natural Motions Resulting from Gravity

by Giovanni Alfonso Borelli

<p>This volume provides an introduction to Borelli’s theory on the movement of animals and describes his theory and scientific experiments relating to the natural movements of bodies in a fluid environment. It describes in great detail why and ...

ISBN: 9783319085364

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Botanophilia in Eighteenth-Century France

The Spirit of the Enlightenment

by R.L. Williams

<p>The book describes the innovations that enabled botany, in the Eighteenth century, to emerge as an independent science, independent from medicine and herbalism. This encompassed the development of a reliable system for plant classification ...

ISBN: 9789401598491

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Boyle Studies

Aspects of the Life and Thought of Robert Boyle (1627-91)

by Michael Hunter

<p>The significance of Robert Boyle (1627-91) as the most influential English scientist in the generation before Newton is now generally acknowledged, but the complexity and eclecticism of his ideas has also become increasingly apparent. This ...

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