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'Nature and the Greeks' and 'Science and Humanism'

by Erwin Schrödinger

Nobel laureate Erwin Schrödinger was one of the most distinguished scientists of the twentieth century; his lectures on the history and philosophy of science are legendary. 'Nature and the Greeks' and 'Science and Humanism' makes available for ...

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“The main Business of natural Philosophy”

Isaac Newton’s Natural-Philosophical Methodology

by Steffen Ducheyne

<p>In this monograph, Steffen Ducheyne provides a historically detailed and systematically rich explication of Newton’s methodology. Throughout the pages of this book, it will be shown that Newton developed a complex natural-philosophical ...

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50 Quantum Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

by Joanne Baker

ISBN: 9781780879116

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A Collection of Essays on Spiritualism

by Alfred Russel Wallace

These early works by Alfred Russel Wallace were originally published in the late 19th century and we are now republishing them with a brand new introductory biography. 'A Collection of Essays on Spiritualism' is an anthology of essays that deal ...

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A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology

by Stig Andur Pedersen, Vincent F. Hendricks & Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen

Drawing on essays from leading international and multi-disciplinary scholars, <i>A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology</i> is the first comprehensive and authoritative reference source to cover the key issues of technology’s impact on ...

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A Critical History and Philosophy of Psychology

Diversity of Context, Thought, and Practice

by Thomas Teo, Angelina Baydala & Richard T. G. Walsh

In line with the British Psychological Society's recent recommendations for teaching the history of psychology, this comprehensive undergraduate textbook emphasizes the philosophical, cultural and social elements that influenced psychology's ...

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A Critical Introduction to Properties

by Dr Sophie Allen

What do blue things have in common? Or electrons? Or planets? Distinct things appear to share properties; but what are properties and what is the best philosophical account of them? <i>A Critical Introduction to Properties</i> introduces ...

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A Critical Introduction to Scientific Realism

by Paul Dicken

What are the reasons for believing scientific theories to be true? The contemporary debate around scientific realism exposes questions about the very nature of scientific knowledge. <i>A Critical Introduction to Scientific Realism</i> explores ...

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A Divided Universe

by Vernon L. Anley

<p>A Divided Universe contrasts the relative merits of science and religion, and concludes that both disciplines are necessary for a proper understanding of life. This book is a rare combination of depth and breadth. A Divided Universe is a book

ISBN: 9781910104088

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A Fortunate Universe

Life in a Finely Tuned Cosmos

by Geraint F. Lewis & Luke A. Barnes

Over the last forty years, scientists have uncovered evidence that if the Universe had been forged with even slightly different properties, life as we know it - and life as we can imagine it - would be impossible. Join us on a journey through ...

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A History of Biophysics in Contemporary China

by Christine Yi Lai Luk

This book gives a concise history of biophysics in contemporary China, from about 1949 to 1976. It outlines how a science specialty evolved from an ambiguous and amorphous field into a fully-fledged academic discipline in the socio-institutional

ISBN: 9783319180939

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A History of Science in Society, Volume II

From the Scientific Revolution to the Present, Third Edition

by Andrew Ede & Lesley B. Cormack

<P><EM>A History of Science in Society</EM> is a concise overview that introduces complex ideas in a non-technical fashion. Ede and Cormack trace the history of the changing place of science in society and explore the link between the pursuit of

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A History of the Ideas of Theoretical Physics

Essays on the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Physics

by S. D'Agostino

This book presents a perspective on the history of theoretical physics over the past two hundreds years. It comprises essays on the history of pre-Maxwellian electrodynamics, of Maxwell's and Hertz's field theories, and of the present century's ...

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A Little Book for New Scientists

Why and How to Study Science

by Josh A. Reeves & Steve Donaldson

Many young Christians interested in the sciences have felt torn between two options: remaining faithful to Christ or studying science. Heated debates over the past century have created the impression that we have to choose between one or the ...

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A Model-Theoretic Realist Interpretation of Science

by E.B. Ruttkamp

In this book Emma Ruttkamp demonstrates the power of the full-blown employment of the model-theoretic paradigm in the philosophy of science. Within this paradigm she gives an account of sciences as process and product. She expounds the "received

ISBN: 9789401705837

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A New Perspective on Nonmonotonic Logics

by Dov M. Gabbay & Karl Schlechta

<p>In this book the authors present new results on interpolation for nonmonotonic logics, abstract (function) independence, the Talmudic Kal Vachomer rule, and an equational solution of contrary-to-duty obligations. The chapter on formal ...

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A Philosophical Analysis of Chaos Theory

by Lena C. Zuchowski

<p>This book provides an analysis of the construction, diagnosis (as chaotic) and evaluation of models in chaos theory. It contains a detailed look at the interaction of the different models used in chaos theory and analyses how these models ...

ISBN: 9783319546636

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A Philosophical Critique of Empirical Arguments for Postmortem Survival

by Michael Sudduth

Sudduth provides a critical exploration of classical empirical arguments for survival arguments that purport to show that data collected from ostensibly paranormal phenomena constitute good evidence for the survival of the self after death. ...

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A Philosophical Critique of Empirical Arguments for Postmortem Survival

by Dr Michael Sudduth

Sudduth provides a critical exploration of classical empirical arguments for postmortem survival-arguments that purport to show that data collected from ostensibly paranormal phenomena constitute good evidence for the survival of the self or ...

ISBN: 9781137440952

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A Philosophical Guide to Chance

Physical Probability

by Dr Toby Handfield

It is a commonplace that scientific inquiry makes extensive use of probabilities, many of which seem to be objective chances, describing features of reality that are independent of our minds. Such chances appear to have a number of paradoxical ...

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