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  • Newton's Philosophy of Natureby Sir Isaac Newton; H. S. Thayer

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Aside from the Principia and occasional appearances of the Opticks , Newton's writings have remained largely inaccessible to students of philosophy, science, and literature as well as to other readers. This book provides a remedy with wide representation of the interests, problems, and diverse philosophic issues that preoccupied the greatest scientific... more...

  • On the Principles and Development of the Calculator and Other Seminal Writingsby Charles Babbage; Philip Morrision; Emily Morrison

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    Charles Babbage (1792?1871) articulated the principles behind modern computing machines. This compilation of his writings, plus those of several of his contemporaries, illuminates the early history of the calculator. more...

  • Theories of the World from Antiquity to the Copernican Revolutionby Michael J. Crowe

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    Revised edition re-creates the change from an earth- to a sun-centered conception of the solar system by focusing on an examination of the evidence available in 1615. more...

  • The Cygnus Mysteryby Andrew Collines

    Watkins Media 2012; US$ 2.99

    The Cygnus Constellation holds the key to proving that life originated in the heavens?and will ultimately return there. Best-selling author Andrew Collins has uncovered an astronomy that is about 17,000 years old, with standing stones, temples, and monuments across the globe oriented towards Cygnus?s stars. He also found that the use of deep caves... more...

  • Great Lives from Historyby Joseph L. Spradley

    Salem Press 2012; US$ 395.00

    In-depth critical essays on important men and women scientists of all time, from around the world. more...

  • Before Galileo: The Birth of Modern Science in Medieval Europeby Ray Kurzweil

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2013; US$ 8.74

    Histories of modern science often begin with the heroic battle between Galileo and the Catholic Church, which sparked the Scientific Revolution and led to the world-changing discoveries of Isaac Newton. In reality, more than a millennium before the Renaissance, a succession of scholars paved the way for the discoveries for which Galileo and Newton... more...

  • The Ascent of Scienceby Brian L. Silver

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 26.99

    From the revolutionary discoveries of Galileo and Newton to the mind-bending theories of Einstein and Heisenberg, from plate tectonics to particle physics, from the origin of life to universal entropy, and from biology to cosmology, here is a sweeping, readable, and dynamic account of the whole of Western science. In the approachable manner and method... more...

  • Science Secretsby Alberto A. Martinez

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    Was Darwin really inspired by Galápagos finches? Did Einstein?s wife secretly contribute to his theories? Did Franklin fly a kite in a thunderstorm? Did a falling apple lead Newton to universal gravity?  Did Galileo drop objects from the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Did Einstein really believe in God?        Science... more...

  • Styles of Knowingby Chunglin Kwa

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2011; US$ 27.95

    Now available in English, Styles of Knowing explores the development of various scientific reasoning processes in cultural-historical context. Influenced by historian Alistair Crombie?s Styles of Scientific Thinking in the European Tradition, Chunglin Kwa organizes his book according to six distinct styles: deductive, experimental, analytical-hypothetical,... more...

  • The Classification of Sexby Donna J. Drucker

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Alfred C. Kinsey?s revolutionary studies of human sexual behavior are world-renowned. His meticulous methods of data collection, from comprehensive entomological assemblies to personal sex history interviews, raised the bar for empirical evidence to an entirely new level. In The Classification of Sex, Donna J. Drucker presents an original analysis... more...