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  • Doing Global Scienceby InterAcademy Partnership

    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...

  • Visual Phenomenologyby Erika Goble

    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...

  • Research Projects and Research Proposalsby Paul G. Chapin; Alan I. Leshner

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 25.00

    This book is a guide to writing scientific research proposals for submission to funding agencies. more...

  • Investigationsby Stuart A. Kauffman

    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...

  • Neutral Models in Biologyby Matthew H. Nitecki; Antoni Hoffman

    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...

  • Literature, Science, and a New Humanitiesby Jonathan Gottschall

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 36.00

    Literature, Science, and a New Humanities challenges dominant modes of literary analysis and sketches outlines of a new paradigm, theory, method, and ethos inspired by scientific models. more...

  • Mobility, Migration and the Chinese Scientific Research Systemby Koen Jonkers

    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...

  • The Significance of the Hypothetical in the Natural Sciencesby Michael Heidelberger; Gregor Schiemann

    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...

  • Promoting Experimental Learningby Marie Boas Hall

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 46.00

    An account by a leading student of the early Royal Society of the practice of experiment at its meetings between 1660 and 1727. more...

  • An Introduction to the Historiography of Scienceby Helge S. Kragh

    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...