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  • An Entertainment for Angels (Icon Science)by Patricia Fara

    Icon Books Ltd 2017; US$ 8.99

    Benjamin Franklin?s Enlightenment world of philosophy, spectacle and electricity more...

  • Pale Riderby Laura Spinney

    Random House 2017; US$ 28.19

    With a death toll of between 50 and 100 million people and a global reach, the Spanish flu of 1918?1920 was the greatest human disaster, not only of the twentieth century, but possibly in all of recorded history. And yet, in our popular conception it exists largely as a footnote to World War I. In Pale Rider , Laura Spinney recounts the story of... more...

  • The Works of Archimedes: Volume 2, On Spiralsby Archimedes; Reviel Netz

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    The first fully-fledged English translation of perhaps Archimedes' most attractive mathematical work, with comments on his scientific style. more...

  • Superstition and Science, 1450-1750by Derek Wilson

    Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 18.99

    'O what a world of profit and delight Of power, of honour and omnipotence Is promised to the studious artisan.' Christopher Marlowe, Dr Faustus Between the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, Europe changed out of all recognition and particularly transformative were the ardent quest for knowledge and the astounding discoveries and inventions which... more...

  • Biological Individualityby Scott Lidgard; Lynn K. Nyhart

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 25.00

    Individuals are things that everybody knows?or thinks they do. Yet even scholars who practice or analyze the biological sciences often cannot agree on what an individual is and why. One reason for this disagreement is that the many important biological individuality concepts serve very different purposes?defining, classifying, or explaining living... more...

  • Einstein in Berlinby Thomas Levenson

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 14.00

    In a book that is both biography and the most exciting form of history, here are eighteen years in the life of a man, Albert Einstein, and a city, Berlin, that were in many ways the defining years of the twentieth century. Einstein in Berlin In the spring of 1913 two of the giants of modern science traveled to Zurich. Their mission: to offer the... more...

  • Incompetence, Malpractice, and Cover-upby Robert W. Winters

    Skyhorse Publishing 2017; US$ 16.99

    One would presume that America?s presidents have always received the finest medical care available, but that is simply not the case. Incompetence, Malpractice, and Cover up reveals gross incompetence, botched care, and cover-ups surrounding the diagnoses and medical care administered to a dozen of our leaders from George Washington to Grover... more...

  • Science, Technology & Society in the Time of Alfred Nobelby Carl Gustaf Bernhard; E. Crawford; P. Sörbom

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

    The papers contained in this volume were presented at the Nobel Symposium which marked the eightieth anniversary of the first award of the Nobel prizes in 1901. Leading scholars from many different fields of science and technology exchange viewpoints across interdisciplinary boundaries. Participants were chosen for their special knowledge of science... more...

  • About Methodby Jutta Schickore

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 50.00

    Scientists? views on what makes an experiment successful have developed dramatically throughout history. Different criteria for proper experimentation were privileged at different times, entirely new criteria for securing experimental results emerged, and the meaning of commitment to experimentation altered. In About Method , Schickore... more...

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Scienceby John Holmes; Sharon Ruston

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 65.95

    Tracing the continuities and trends in the complex relationship between literature and science in the long nineteenth century, this companion provides scholars with a comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date foundation for research in this field. In intellectual, material and social terms, the transformation undergone by Western culture over the... more...