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Forthcoming Books

  1. Science and Democracy

    Making Knowledge and Making Power in the Biosciences and Beyond

    Edited by Stephen Hilgartner, Clark Miller, Rob Hagendijk

    Series: Genetics and Society

    In the life sciences and beyond, new developments in science and technology and the creation of new social orders go hand in hand. In short, science and society are simultaneously and reciprocally coproduced and changed. Scientific research not only produces new knowledge and technological systems...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions Revisited

    Edited by Vasso Kindi, Theodore Arabatzis

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    The year 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Thomas S. Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Up until recently, the book’s philosophical reception has been shaped, for the most part, by the debates and the climate in philosophy of science in the 1960s and 1970s; this new...

    To Be Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 17

    Edited by Lodewijk C Palm

    The contents of the letters published here, again show the great range of subjects that occupied Van Leeuwenhoek: from sugar candy, the shape and crystal structure of diamonds, the dissolution of silver crystals in aqua fortis to gold dust from Guinea dissolved in aqua regia and the...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Science and Narratives of Nature

    East and West

    Edited by Jobin M. Kanjirakkat, Gordon McOuat, Sundar Sarukkai

    Series: Science and Technology Studies

    This edited volume looks at different conceptualizations of nature and the manner in which they structure the practice of the sciences. It attempts to establish a dialogue between cultures through sociological exploration of science, using a multi-disciplinary approach and drawing upon philosophy,...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge India

  5. Adele Marion Fielde

    Feminist, Social Activist, Scientist

    By Leonard Warren

    Adele Marion Fielde, born in 1839, was a teacher, an evangelist, a social activist, scientist, lexicographer, writer and lecturer. As an American missionary in China, she became a local teacher and evangelist, struggling to reconcile her Baptist upbringing with her restless intellect. As an...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Science of War

    Back to First Principles

    Edited by Brian Holden-Reid

    Forty years of confrontation in Europe have produced a complex set of conditioned reflexes in western military thinking. With the ending of the Warsaw pact, planning and analysis specialists have had to look again at the basic principles of war: there is no sure ground any more. The analysis of...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Auditor's Talk

    An Oral History of the Profession from the 1920s to the Present Day

    By Derek Matthews, Jim Pirie

    This book is an oral history of the auditing profession in Britain from 1920s to the present day based on extended extracts from interviews with 77 past and present practitioners. Those interviewed ranged from a nonagenarian who qualified in the 1920s, to active contemporaries, from sole...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Logic of Personal Knowledge

    Essays Presented to M. Polanyi on his Seventieth Birthday, 11th March, 1961

    Edited by Polanyi Festschrift Committee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1961. Michael Polanyi was a polymath who influenced economics and the sciences as well as philosophy. His wide-ranging research in physical science is as well-known as his work on freedom and knowledge and his arguments against positivism and reductionism. This collection of...

    To Be Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Thought Experiments in Science, Philosophy, and the Arts

    Edited by Melanie Frappier, Letitia Meynell, James Robert Brown

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    From Lucretius throwing a spear beyond the boundary of the universe to Einstein racing against a beam of light, thought experiments stand as a fascinating challenge to the necessity of data in the empirical sciences. Are these experiments, conducted uniquely in our imagination, simply rhetorical...

    To Be Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Madness

    A History

    By Petteri Pietikäinen

    Madness: A History is a thorough and accessible account of madness from antiquity to modern times, offering a large-scale yet nuanced picture of mental illness and its varieties in western civilization. The book opens by considering perceptions and experiences of madness starting in Biblical times...

    To Be Published June 2nd 2015 by Routledge