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Philosophy & Social Aspects

  • Other Mindsby Peter Godfrey-Smith

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 20.25

    Although mammals and birds are widely regarded as the smartest creatures on earth, it has lately become clear that a very distant branch of the tree of life has also sprouted higher intelligence: the cephalopods, consisting of the squid, the cuttlefish, and above all the octopus. In captivity, octopuses have been known to identify individual human... more...

  • Scientific Knowledge and the Transgression of Boundariesby Bettina-Johanna Krings; Hannot Rodríguez; Anna Schleisiek

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 56.03

    The aim of this book is to understand and critically appraise science-based transgression dynamics in their whole complexity. It includes contributions from experts with different disciplinary backgrounds, such as philosophy, history and sociology. Thus, it is in itself an example of boundary transgression. Scientific disciplines and their objects... more...

  • The Ashgate Companion to Contemporary Philosophy of Physicsby Dean Rickles

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 165.00

    Introducing the reader to the very latest developments in the philosophical foundations of physics, this book covers advanced material at a level suitable for beginner and intermediate students. A detailed overview is provided of the central debates in the philosophy of quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, quantum computation, and quantum gravity.... more...

  • On the Heavensby Aristotle

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    THE science which has to do with nature clearly concerns itself for the most part with bodies and magnitudes and their properties and movements, but also with the principles of this sort of substance, as many as they may be. For of things constituted by nature some are bodies and magnitudes, some possess body and magnitude, and some are principles... more...

  • Starry Reckoning: Reference and Analysis in Mathematics and Cosmologyby Emily Rolfe Grosholz

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.57

    This book deals with a topic that has been largely neglected by philosophers of science to date: the ability to refer and analyze in tandem. On the basis of a set of philosophical case studies involving both problems in number theory and issues concerning time and cosmology from the era of Galileo, Newton and Leibniz up through the present day, the... more...

  • Thank You for Being Lateby Thomas L. Friedman

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 35.24

    From the Pulitzer Prize winner and No.1 international bestselling author of The World is Flat , an essential and entertaining field guide to thriving in the twenty-first century. We all sense it - something big is going on. You feel it in your workplace. You feel it when you talk to your children. You can't miss it when you read the newspapers... more...

  • Fuzzy Pictures as Philosophical Problem and Scientific Practiceby Jordi Cat

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 81.40

    This book presents a comprehensive discussion on the characterization of vagueness in pictures. It reports on how the problem of representation of images has been approached in scientific practice, highlighting the role of mathematical methods and the philosophical background relevant for issues such as representation, categorization and reasoning.... more...

  • Das Heureka-Prinzipby Chad Orzel; Sebastian Vogel

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 13.32

    Beobachten, Denken, Überprüfen, Mitteilen ? warum wir im Grunde alle Wissenschaftler sind    Der Physiker Chad Orzel hat eine gute Nachricht für alle, die glauben, Wissenschaft sei nicht ?ihr Ding?. Wie er in seinem neuen Buch erläutert, arbeiten wir alle eigentlich jeden Tag wissenschaftlich, auch wenn uns dies oft gar nicht bewusst... more...

  • Philosophy of Molecular Medicineby Giovanni Boniolo; Marco J. Nathan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Philosophy of Molecular Medicine: Foundational Issues in Theory and Practice aims at a systematic investigation of a number of foundational issues in the field of molecular medicine. The volume is organized around four broad modules focusing, respectively, on the following key aspects: What are the nature, scope, and limits of molecular medicine?... more...

  • Data-Centric Biologyby Sabina Leonelli

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    In recent decades, there has been a major shift in the way researchers process and understand scientific data. Digital access to data has revolutionized ways of doing science in the biological and biomedical fields, leading to a data-intensive approach to research that uses innovative methods to produce, store, distribute, and interpret huge amounts... more...