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- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 14.95 US$ 13.60
This concise introductory guide explains the values that should inform the responsible conduct of scientific research in today's global setting. Featuring accessible discussions and ample real-world scenarios, Doing Global Science covers proper conduct, fraud and bias, the researcher's responsibilities to society, communication with the public,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
This volume?the second in Max Van Manen?s Phenomenology of Practice series?brings together personal narrative, human research methodology, and an extensive knowledge of aesthetic discourse to redefine the sublime in terms of direct and immediate experience. Erika Goble first traces the concept?s origin and development in Western philosophy, revealing... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 27.99
"It may be that I have stumbled upon an adequate description of life itself."These modest yet profound words trumpet an imminent paradigm shift in scientific, economic, and technological thinking. In the tradition of Schr?dinger's classic What Is Life? , Kauffman's Investigations is a tour-de-force exploration of the very essence of life itself,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 189.99
Neutral models are constructed to help scientists understand complex patterns of form, structure, or behavior that may not be observed directly. In this unique volume, eight distinguished scientists present a comprehensive study of the use of neutral models in testing biological theories. They describe the principles of model testing and explore how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
China?s rise is having a large impact on the global science system. The internalisation of this system in the past two decades would not have been possible without the outbound and especially the return flows of overseas Chinese scientists. This book explores their impact combining macro-level institutional and statistical analysis with an account... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 116.21
How was the hypothetical character of theories of experience thought about throughout the history of science? The essays cover periods from the middle ages to the 19th and 20th centuries. It is fascinating to see how natural scientists and philosophers were increasingly forced to realize that a natural science without hypotheses is not possible.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 44.00
This book introduces the methodological and philosophical problems with which modern history of science is concerned, offering a comprehensive and critical review through description and evaluation of significant historiographical viewpoints. Incorporating discussion of key problems in general historical writing, with examples drawn from a range of... more...