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  • Explanation in the Special Sciencesby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    This comprehensive review of the methods used in explaining biology and history provides fresh insights into the debate over mechanisms in the sciences. Specially commissioned essays analyze the profoundly illuminating mutuality of these two core disciplines. more...

  • History of Artificial Cold, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Issuesby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    The history of artificial cold has been a rather intriguing interdisciplinary subject (physics, chemistry, technology, sociology, economics, anthropology, consumer studies) which despite some excellent monographs and research papers, has not been systematically exploited. It is a subject with all kinds of scientific, technological as well as cultural... more...

  • Geometrical Objectsby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    This volume explores the mathematical character of architectural practice in diverse pre- and early modern contexts. It takes an explicitly interdisciplinary approach, which unites scholarship in early modern architecture with recent work in the history of science, in particular, on the role of practice in the ?scientific revolution?. As a contribution... more...

  • The Sciences? Media Connection ?Public Communication and its Repercussionsby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 219.00

    This book presents the underlying theories of the different approaches for modeling cracking of concrete and offers a survey of the state-of-the-art in computational concrete mechanics. It covers a broad spectrum of topics related to modeling of cracks. more...

  • Structural Realismby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    Written by the foremost authorities on structural realism, this volume grapples with questions such as ?what is structure?? and ?what is an object?? The most recent advances in the field are presented, including the intersection of mathematical structuralism and structural realism. more...

  • Morphology and Evolution of Turtlesby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 139.00

    This book celebrates the contributions of Dr. Eugene Gaffney to the study of turtles, through a diverse collection of papers showcasing current research on one of the most intriguing groups of reptiles. Covers archeology, disease, genetic variation and more. more...

  • Beyond Mimesis and Conventionby

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 219.00

    Featuring contributions from leading experts, this book represents the first collection of essays on the topic of art and science in the analytic tradition of philosophy. The volume offers a very different and welcome approach to study. more...

  • Science in the Age of Baroqueby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    The essays in this survey of the ?new science? of the seventeenth century offer a fresh historiographical paradigm for the Enlightenment?s cultural ambience, viewing the epoch?s key figures, from Kepler to Newton, through the prism of Baroque culture. 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...