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  1. The Renaissance Drama of Knowledge

    Giordano Bruno in England

    By Hilary Gatti

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    Giordano Bruno’s visit to Elizabethan England in the 1580s left its imprint on many fields of contemporary culture, ranging from the newly-developing science, the philosophy of knowledge and language, to the extraordinary flowering of Elizabethan poetry and drama. This book explores Bruno's...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Science after the Practice Turn in the Philosophy, History, and Social Studies of Science

    Edited by Léna Soler, Sjoerd Zwart, Michael Lynch, Vincent Israel-Jost

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    In the 1980s, philosophical, historical and social studies of science underwent a change which later evolved into a turn to practice. Analysts of science were asked to pay attention to scientific practices in meticulous detail and along multiple dimensions, including the material, social and...

    Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Flu Epidemic of 1918

    America's Experience in the Global Health Crisis

    By Sandra Opdycke

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    In 1918, a devastating world-wide influenza epidemic hit the United States. Killing over 600,000 Americans and causing the national death rate to jump 30% in a single year, the outbreak obstructed the country's participation in World War I and imposed terrible challenges on communities across the...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Joseph Conrad and the Ethics of Darwinism (Routledge Revivals)

    The Challenges of Science

    By Allan Hunter

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this book explores a number of avenues of critical thinking about Joseph Conrad, showing him as an author deeply concerned with humankind’s ethical motivation and its relationship with the ideas of evolution current in his day. Allan Hunter establishes Conrad’s detailed...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Race, Science and Medicine, 1700-1960

    Edited by Waltraud Ernst, Bernard Harris

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Considering cases from Europe to India, this collection brings together current critical research into the role played by racial issues in the production of medical knowledge. Confronting such controversial themes as colonialism and medicine, the origins of racial thinking and health and migration,...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Science and Religion

    One Planet, Many Possibilities

    Edited by Lucas F. Johnston, Whitney Bauman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This collection offers new perspectives on the study of science and religion, bringing together articles that highlight the differences between epistemological systems and call into question the dominant narrative of modern science. The volume provides historical context for the contemporary...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Encyclopedia of Cosmology (Routledge Revivals)

    Historical, Philosophical, and Scientific Foundations of Modern Cosmology

    Edited by Norriss S. Hetherington

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Encyclopedia of Cosmology, first published in 1993, recounts the history, philosophical assumptions, methodological ambiguities, and human struggles that have influenced the various responses to the basic questions of cosmology through the ages, as well as referencing important scientific...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Radio’s Digital Dilemma

    Broadcasting in the Twenty-First Century

    By John Nathan Anderson

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Radio's Digital Dilemma is the first comprehensive analysis of the United States’ digital radio transition, chronicling the technological and policy development of the HD Radio broadcast standard. A story laced with anxiety, ignorance, and hubris, the evolution of HD Radio pitted the nation’s...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. A History of Astronomy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Walter W. Bryant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A History of Astronomy, first published in 1907, offers a comprehensive introduction to the steady development of the science since its inception in the ancient world up to the momentous progress of the nineteenth century. It includes biographical material relating to the most famous names in the...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Chinese Mathematical Astrology

    Reaching Out to the Stars

    By Ho Peng Yoke

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    Though there are a number of well-written works on Chinese divination, there are none that deal with the three sophisticated devices that were employed by the Chinese Astronomical Bureau in the eleventh century and for hundreds of years thereafter. Chinese experts applied the methods associated...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge