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  • Defending Science - within Reasonby Susan Haack

    Prometheus Books 2011; US$ 11.99

    Sweeping in scope, penetrating in analysis, and generously illustrated with examples from the history of science, this new and original approach to familiar questions about scientific evidence and method tackles vital questions about science and its place in society. Avoiding the twin pitfalls of scientism and cynicism, noted philosopher Susan Haack... more...

  • Reproducibilityby Harald Atmanspacher; Sabine Maasen

    Wiley 2015; US$ 125.00

    Within science, reproducibility is threatened, among other things, by new tools, technologies, and huge amounts of data. At the interface of science and society, the media are particularly concerned with phenomena that question good scientific practice.  As bad news sell, today's problems of reproducibility seem to be ranked right next to fraud.... more...

  • The Chimp and the Riverby David Quammen

    Random House 2015; US$ 9.58

    The real story of AIDS - how it originated with a virus in a chimpanzee, jumped to one human and infected more than 60 million people - is very different from what most of us think we know. Recent research has revealed dark surprises and yielded a radically new scenario of how AIDS began and spread. Excerpted and adapted from Spillover , with... 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...

  • Group Rationality in Scientific Researchby Husain Sarkar

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 48.00

    This 2007 book proposes answers to questions central to the philosophy of science by building on classical solutions. 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...

  • Solid-State Photoemission and Related Methodsby Wolfgang Schattke; Michel A. Van Hove

    Wiley 2008; US$ 284.00

    Photoemission is one of the principal techniques for the characterization and investigation of condensed matter systems. The field has experienced many developments in recent years, which may also be put down to important achievements in closely related areas. This timely and up-to-date handbook is written by experts in the field who provide the background... more...