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- Wiley 2003; US$ 219.00
Over recent decades vast amounts of biological data have been accumulated. However, it is becoming increasingly difficult to apply traditional theoretical methods to the formulation of coherent pictures of cell and organ function because it is no longer possible for a human theorist to integrate all of the available information. Instead, computer technologies... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 16.00
The text of two series of lectures given by one of the great philosopher-scientists of the century. more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 17.58
Every once in a while, an idea comes along that makes the entire world sit up and take notice. From the earliest understandings of our place in the solar system, via Darwinism, DNA, neutrons and quarks, right up to the theories that are pushing the boundaries of our knowledge today, we are forever propelled forward by our most gifted scientific minds.... more...
- Icon Books Ltd 2010; US$ 11.65
When it comes to big science, very few things are conclusively known. From Quantum Mechanics to Natural Selection, what we have instead are theories - ideas explain why things happen the way they do. Suitable for those keen on expanding their mind with science's thrilling ideas, this work contains profiles of key scientists behind each theory. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
In this fascinating story of evolution, religion, politics, and personalities, Matthew Chapman captures the story behind the headlines in the debate over God and science in America. Kitzmiller v. Dover Board of Education, decided in late 2005, pitted the teaching of intelligent design (sometimes known as "creationism in a lab coat") against the teaching... more...
- Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2013; US$ 17.95
A compelling look at how laws of nature can be applied to business with uncommon and startling success. more...
- Springer US 2011; US$ 209.00
This volume explores abduction (inference to explanatory hypotheses), an important but neglected topic in scientific reasoning. My aim is to inte grate philosophical, cognitive, and computational issues, while also discuss ing some cases of reasoning in science and medicine. The main thesis is that abduction is a significant kind of scientific reasoning,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00
Abductive Reasoning: Logical Investigations into Discovery and Explanation is a much awaited original contribution to the study of abductive reasoning, providing logical foundations and a rich sample of pertinent applications. Divided into three parts on the conceptual framework, the logical foundations, and the applications, this monograph takes... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 6.03
Why does the size of a space shuttle's fuel tanks have more to do with a horse's rump than rocket science? Is there a correlation between the humble pint and the capacity of the human bladder? And why is an old Wellington boot as important an instrument of spacial awareness as was ever invented? About the Size of It is a hugely entertaining history... more...