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  • From the PS to the LHC - 50 Years of Nobel Memories in High-Energy Physicsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 109.00

    This unique and fascinating collection of lectures and essays by eminent researchers, many of them nobel laureates, is an outgrowth of a 2009 event held at CERN, coinciding with the startup of research at the Large Hadron Collider. more...

  • Perspectives on the History of Mathematical Logicby

    Birkhäuser Boston 2009; US$ 59.99

    This volume offers insights into the development of mathematical logic over the last century. Arising from a special session of the history of logic at an American Mathematical Society meeting, the chapters explore technical innovations, the philosophical consequences of work during the period, and the historical and social context in which the logicians... more...

  • Reinhard Dohrn 1880?1962by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 49.95

    Herausgegeben in Zusammenarbeit mit den Geschwistern Dohrn more...

  • Vitalism and the Scientific Image in Post-Enlightenment Life Science, 1800-2010by

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    First comprehensive overview of Vitalism: an idea with ever increasing relevance to modern biological theory Comprehensive overview of multi- and trans- disciplinary approaches Combination of historical and contemporary analysis more...

  • Gaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotationsby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 349.00

    Expands and improves upon the ground-breaking first edition Features an unparalleled collection of 27,000 carefully selected quotations ranging over a vast array of topics from A(tomic Theory) to the Z(eta Function) Provides a one-stop reference for scientific quotations in all fields Includes comprehensive bibliographic information for each... more...

  • Karl Jaspers? Philosophy and Psychopathologyby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00

    Historically reconstructs and examines Jaspers' breakthrough work General Psychopathology Systematically investigates the methodological novelties of Jaspers' approach Offers new perspectives for the analysis of consciousness and its disorders more...

  • Direction of Timeby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 44.99

    Provides a thorough introduction to the problem of time as a linear concept Provides a broad cultural study on time, with philosophical, religious and scientific viewpoints Contains a unique interdisciplinary approach Will be of interest to humanity students, as well as social and natural science students more...

  • Bernhard Varenius (1622-1650)by

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    Bernhard Varenius' books influenced the history of science in such a way that Isaac Newton, Alexander von Humboldt and Tsar Peter the Great all referred to him. Varenius wrote the first comprehensive description of Japan ("Descriptio regni Japoniae," 1649) from a European perspective, exclusively based on a diversity of sources. But the... more...

  • Strength in Numbers: The Rising of Academic Statistics Departments in the U. S.by

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 149.00

    The only volume on the history of academic statistics departments An indispensable source of information for anyone who is interested in understanding how a scientific academic discipline arises A great resource for anyone who is curious about how the discipline of statistics has arisen so rapidly into the front arena of quantitative sciences more...

  • Albert Einsteinby

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 99.00

    The Development of the Theory of Relativity.- Cosmology.- Gravitational Radiation.- Black Holes.- The Black Hole: An Imaginary Conversation with Albert Einstein.- Can Quantum-Mechanical Description of Physical Realty Be Considered Complete.- Einstein?s Contribution to Statistical Mechanics.- ?On the History of the Special Relativity Theory?.- Einstein?s... more...