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  • 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...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    How was the hypothetical character of theories of experiencethought 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...

  • Faszinierende Wissenschaftenby Götz Roderer

    humboldt 2010; US$ 8.86

    Universitäten beklagen einen Mangel an Physik-Studenten, in der Wirtschaft fehlen mehr als 70.000 Ingenieure. Dabei sind aktuelle Forschungen und wissenschaftliche Themen aus Physik, Technologie, Biologie oder Astronomie oft spannend wie ein Krimi und es gibt ständig neue Fortschritte und Entwicklungen.In diesem Buch werden auf unterhaltsame Weise... more...

  • Reductionismby Alastair Rae

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    Ever since the ancient Greeks conceived of the atom, humans have sought the smallest ingredients of our existence. In the past century, the use of reductionism to understand behavior has gained steam as the quantum universe and the workings of the human mind have been uncovered; still there are those who say that reductionists are oversimplifying... more...

  • The Higgs Bosonby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2012; US$ 4.99

    The Higgs Boson: Searching for the God Particle by the Editors of Scientific American   As the old adage goes, where there?s smoke, there?s fire. Where there is effect, there must be cause. The planet Neptune was found in 1846 because the mathematics of Newton's laws, when applied to the orbit of Uranus, said some massive body had to be there. Astronomers... more...

  • Danger in the Fieldby Geraldine Lee-Treweek; Stephanie Linkogle

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    The nature of qualitative inquiry means that researchers constantly have to deal with the unexpected, and all too often this means coping with the presence of danger or risk. This innovative and lively analysis of danger in various qualitative research settings is drawn from researchers' reflexive accounts of their own encounters with 'danger'. ... more...

  • How Science Worksby Stephen H. Jenkins

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 29.99

    One week, red wine is good for the heart. The next week, new reports say it's bad for the health. So which is true? Taking a look at some true to life contemporary news stories, this book assesses studies on topics ranging from vitamin C and caffeine to pollution and cancer. more...

  • Empirical Methods for Bioethicsby Liva Jacoby; Laura Siminoff

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 149.93

    This book will further an understanding of the complex bioethical environment surrounding us. more...

  • Research Methods for Sports Performance Analysisby Peter O'Donoghue

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 60.95

    Modern techniques of sports performance analysis enable the sport scientist, coach and athlete to objectively assess, and therefore improve upon, sporting performance. They are an important tool for any serious practitioner in sport and, as a result, performance analysis has become a key component of degree programmes in sport science and sports coaching.... more...

  • Presenting Scienceby Cigdem Issever; Ken Peach

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 26.99

    Giving a talk' is one of the most important ways in which we communicate our research. The 'talk' covers everything from a ten-minute briefing on progress to a handful of colleagues, to a keynote address to a major international conference with more than a thousand delegates. Whatever the occasion, the aim is the same - to get the message... more...