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  1. Historical Disasters in Context

    Science, Religion, and Politics

    Edited by Andrea JANKU, Gerrit Schenk, Franz Mauelshagen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    Growing concerns about climate change and the increasing occurrence of ever more devastating natural disasters in some parts of the world and their consequences for human life, not only in the immediately affected regions, but for all of us, have increased our desire to learn more about disaster...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  2. Islam and Science

    The Intellectual Career of Nizam al-Din al-Nisaburi

    By Robert Morrison

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    In examining the work of eminent fourteenth century Iranian Shiite scholar Nizam al-Din al-Nisaburi, this book is the first rigorous attempt to explain the cross-fertilization of scientific and religious thought in Islamic civilization. Nisaburi did not consider himself a scientist alone,...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. From Molecular Genetics to Genomics

    The Mapping Cultures of Twentieth-Century Genetics

    Edited by Jean-Paul Gaudillière, Hans-Jörg Rheinberger

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    With the rise of genomics, the life sciences have entered a new era. Maps of genomes have become the icons for a comprehensive knowledge of the organism on a previously unattained level of complexity, and the organisation of genetic knowledge in maps has been a major driving force in the...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Science in World History

    By James Trefil

    Series: Themes in World History

    In Science in World History, James Trefil presents a comprehensive, thematic survey of the history of science from its roots in different cultures around the world through to the present day. He explores crucial milestones in scientific development and at the same time examines the enormous social...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Founding Figures and Commentators in Arabic Mathematics

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 1

    By Roshdi Rashed

    Edited by Nader El-Bizri

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    In this unique insight into the history and philosophy of mathematics and science in the mediaeval Arab world, the eminent scholar Roshdi Rashed illuminates the various historical, textual and epistemic threads that underpinned the history of Arabic mathematical and scientific knowledge up to the...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Social Impact of Modern Biology

    By Fuller Watson

    Originally published in 1971. Discoveries in modern biology can radically change human life as we know it. As our understanding of living processes, such as inheritance, grows, so do the possibilities of applying these results for good and evil, such as the treatment of disease, the control of...

    Published September 30th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Explanation and Understanding

    By von Wright Georg Henrik

    This volume distinguishes between two main traditions in the philosophy of science - the aristotelian, with its stress on explanation in terms of purpose and intentionality, and the galilean, which takes causal explanation as primary. It then traces the complex history of these competing traditions...

    Published September 30th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Fighting the Future War

    An Anthology of Science Fiction War Stories, 1914-1945

    Edited by Frederic Krome

    The period between World War I and World War II was one of intense change. Everything was modernizing, including our technology for making war—witness machine guns, trench warfare, biological agents, and ultimately The Final Solution. This modernization and eye toward the future was reflected in...

    Published July 12th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Philosophy of Science

    A Contemporary Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Alex Rosenberg

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

    Any serious student attempting to better understand the nature, methods and justification of science will value Alex Rosenberg’s updated and substantially revised Third Edition of Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction. Weaving together lucid explanations and clear analyses, the volume...

    Published July 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Philiosophical Works of Francis Bacon (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by John M. Robertson

    First published in 1905, this reissued edition of The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon is an edited collection based upon the definitive seven volume edition of 1857, translated and prefaced by Robert Leslie Ellis and James Spedding. Of great historical, philosophical and scientific interest,...

    Published July 11th 2011 by Routledge