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Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

History and Philosophy of Science reprints a distinguished selection of important texts published in this field over the last century. This set presents a unique opportunity to gain comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the history and philosophy of science.

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  1. Scientific Knowledge and Sociological Theory

    By Barry Barnes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1974. Scientific Knowledge and Sociological Theory centres on the problem of explaining the manifest variety and contrast in the beliefs about nature held in different groups and societies. It maintains that the sociologist should treat all beliefs symmetrically and must...

    Published August 14th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Francis Bacon: From Magic to Science

    By Paolo Rossi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1968. This volume discusses Francis Bacon’s thought and work in the context of the European cultural environment that influenced Bacon’s philosophy and was in turn influenced by it. It examines the influence of magical and alchemical traditions on Bacon and his opposition to...

    Published August 14th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Continuous Creation

    A Biological Concept of the Nature of Matter

    By Wilfred Branfield

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1950, this book challenged the basis of our beliefs about the relation of life to matter. Already aware that chalk, limestone and coal seams are the residues of ancient life, the author suggests that this knowledge may also be applied to the rest of matter. In that...

    Published August 14th 2008 by Routledge

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