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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
The year 2012 marks the 50 th anniversary of the publication of Thomas S. Kuhn?s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions . Up until recently, the book?s philosophical reception has been shaped, for the most part, by the debates and the climate in philosophy of science in the 1960s and 1970s; this new collection of essays takes a renewed look at... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 26.95
In its 4.5 billion?year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times: shattered by asteroid impacts, entombed in ice, smothered by methane, and torn apart by unfathomably powerful megavolcanoes. And we know that another global disaster is eventually headed our way. Can we survive it? How? As a species, Homo sapiens... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
This user-friendly text covers key issues in the philosophy of science in an accessible and philosophically serious way. It will prove valuable to students studying philosophy of science as well as science students. Prize-winning author Alex Rosenberg explores the philosophical problems that science raises by its very nature and method. He skilfully... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Originally published in 1970. Two major changes have characterised science in the twentieth century. Firstly, there has been its rapid growth. Secondly, and central to the theme his book ? science is no longer mainly an academic activity carried on in universities. Industry will soon be the largest employer of scientists. This book deals with issues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
Technology is no longer confined to the laboratory but has become an established part of our daily lives. Its sophistication offers us power beyond our human capacity which can either dazzle or threaten; it depends who is in control. Living in a Technological Culture challenges traditionally held assumptions about the relationship between `man-and-machine'.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Environment and Philosophy provides an accessible introduction to the radical challenges that environmentalism poses to concepts that have become almost second nature in the modern world. These include: * the ideas of science and objectivity * the conventional placement of the human being within the environment * the individualism of convential Modern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
Marshall McLuhan died on the last day of 1980, on the doorstep of the personal computer revolution. Yet McLuhan's ideas anticipated a world of media in motion, and its impact on our lives on the dawn of the new millennium. Paul Levinson examines why McLuhan's theories about media are more important to us today than when they were first written, and... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 79.95
This book distinguishes itself from many other works devoted to research methodology and the philosophy of science in its integrated approach towards scientific research, which is regarded as the scientific project on all levels - from philosophy of science to research design. Significantly, this work studies the basics of the methodology of scientific... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 18.00
In early 2012, the global scientific community erupted with news that the elusive Higgs boson had likely been found, providing potent validation for the Standard Model of how the universe works. Scientists from more than one hundred countries contributed to this discovery—proving, beyond any doubt, that a new era in science had arrived, an era... more...