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Philosophy of science

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The Weil Conjectures: On Maths and the Pursuit of the Unknown

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The Weil Conjectures: On Maths and the Pursuit of the Unknown

Karen Olsson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Philosophy of science

Hardback

Simone Weil: famous French philosopher, writer, political activist, mystic and sister to Andre, one of the most influential,... [more]

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Third Thoughts: The Universe We Still Don't Know

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Third Thoughts: The Universe We Still Don't Know

Steven Weinberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Popular science; Physics; Atomic & molecular physics

Paperback

A Forbes Holiday Gift Guide Selection One of the most captivating science communicators of our time challenges us to reconsider... [more]

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology: A Manifesto for Reforming the Culture of Scientific Practice

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology: A Manifesto for Reforming the Culture...

Chris Chambers

Psychology; Cognitivism, cognitive theory; Psychological methodology; Philosophy of science; Scientific standards

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Why psychology is in peril as a scientific discipline-and how to save it Psychological science has made extraordinary discoveries... [more]

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Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

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Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

Robin Gordon Brown, James Ladyman (University of Bristol, UK)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of religion; Philosophy of science

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The doctrine of materialism is one of the most controversial in the history of ideas. For much of its history it has been... [more]

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On the Life of Galileo: Viviani's Historical Account and Other Early Biographies

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On the Life of Galileo: Viviani's Historical Account and Other Early Biographies...

Stefano Gattei

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Astronomy, space & time

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The first collection and translation into English of the earliest biographical accounts of Galileo's life This unique critical... [more]

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Good Enough: The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society

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Good Enough: The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society

Daniel S. Milo

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Philosophy of science; Evolution

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Philosopher Daniel Milo offers a vigorous critique of the quasi-monopoly that Darwin's natural selection has on our idea of... [more]

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More Things in the Heavens: How Infrared Astronomy Is Expanding Our View of the Universe

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More Things in the Heavens: How Infrared Astronomy Is Expanding Our View...

Michael Werner, Peter Eisenhardt

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Astronomy, space & time; Cosmology & the universe; Space science

Hardback

A sweeping tour of the infrared universe as seen through the eyes of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope Astronomers have been... [more]

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Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin

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Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin

Cornelia Dean

Media studies; Central government policies; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Science funding & policy

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Cornelia Dean draws on her 30 years as a science journalist with the New York Times to expose the flawed reasoning and knowledge... [more]

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A World Beyond Physics: The Emergence and Evolution of Life

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A World Beyond Physics: The Emergence and Evolution of Life

Stuart Kauffman

Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution; Developmental biology

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Explores the possiblity and process of evolution beyond the standard and established scientific principles. [more]

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress...

Steven Pinker

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Philosophy of science

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Is modernity really failing? [more]

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The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art

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The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art...

Tom McLeish

Theory of art; Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science

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The Poetry and Music of Science examines aspects of science and art that bear close comparison - for example the art of the... [more]

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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How To Know What's Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake

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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How To Know What's Really Real in a...

Steven Novella

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science

Paperback

An entertaining and all-encompassing guide to skeptical thinking for the age of misinformation. [more]

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Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality

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Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality

James Davison Hunter, Paul Nedelisky

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & science; Philosophy of science; History of science

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Why efforts to create a scientific basis of morality are doomed to fail [more]

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Religion and Science: The Basics

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Religion and Science: The Basics

Philip Clayton

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Religion & science; Philosophy of science

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Religion and science are arguably the two most powerful social forces in the world today. But where religion and science were... [more]

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The Construction of Human Kinds

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The Construction of Human Kinds

Ron Mallon, Ph.D (Associate Professor & Director of the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program, Washington University, Saint Louis)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Psychology; Philosophy of science

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Ron Mallon explores how thinking and talking about kinds of person can bring those kinds into being. He considers what normative... [more]

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Creatures of Cain: The Hunt for Human Nature in Cold War America

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Creatures of Cain: The Hunt for Human Nature in Cold War America

Erika Lorraine Milam

20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

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After World War II, the question of how to define a universal human nature took on new urgency. Creatures of Cain charts the... [more]

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Denialism

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Denialism

Michael Specter

Hoaxes & deceptions; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science; The environment

Paperback

There is so much confusing and conflicting information about the world in which we live that the truth can be impossible to... [more]

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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Max Tegmark

Philosophy of science; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf. [more]

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How to Invent Everything: Rebuild All of Civilization (with 96% fewer catastrophes this time)

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How to Invent Everything: Rebuild All of Civilization (with 96% fewer catastrophes...

Ryan North

History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science; Inventions & inventors; Humour

Hardback

***One of BBC Focus magazine's top books of 2018***Get ready to make history better... [more]

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Through a Glass Brightly: Using Science to See Our Species as We Really Are

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Through a Glass Brightly: Using Science to See Our Species as We Really...

David P. Barash

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Popular science

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Human beings are important, especially to themselves! But as science advances, it has become increasingly clear that we are... [more]

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Agents and Goals in Evolution

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Agents and Goals in Evolution

Samir Okasha (Professor of Philosophy of Science, University of Bristol)

Philosophy of mind; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution

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Samir Okasha offers a critical study of agential thinking in biology, where evolved organisms are seen as agents pursuing... [more]

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The Human Instinct: How We Evolved to Have Reason, Consciousness, and Free Will

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The Human Instinct: How We Evolved to Have Reason, Consciousness, and Free...

Kenneth R. Miller

Religion & science; Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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The Secret Life of Science: How It Really Works and Why It Matters

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The Secret Life of Science: How It Really Works and Why It Matters

Jeremy J. Baumberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Philosophy of science; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques

Hardback

There may be more than 1 answer to a question, and more than 1 way to achieve the result, even in science. [more]

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Citizen Science: How Ordinary People are Changing the Face of Discovery

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Citizen Science: How Ordinary People are Changing the Face of Discovery...

Caren Cooper

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science

Paperback

Discover how this global phenomenon allows ordinary people to effect scientific advancement and conservation [more]

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Worldviews: An Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Science

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Worldviews: An Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Science

Richard DeWitt

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science

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Covers the key historical developments and philosophical themes and topics that have impacted upon our scientific view of... [more]

$50.95

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