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Forthcoming Philosophy of Science Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Being Human

    Between Animals and Technology 

    Edited by Ron Broglio, Frederick Young

    Technology and animals often serve as the boundaries by which we define the human. In this issue contributors explore these categories as necessary supplements or as porous membranes which disturb the scaffolding of how the human is constructed. A lingering question throughout is whether we have...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Companion to the New Cosmology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Coles

    Series: Routledge Companions

    Just what is Einstein's Theory of Relativity? The Big Bang Theory? Curvature of Spacetime? What do astronomers mean when they talk of a 'flat universe'?This approachable and authoritative guide to the cosmos answers these questions, and more. Taking advantage of the distinctive Companion format,...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Theism and Explanation

    By Gregory W. Dawes

    In this timely study, Dawes defends the methodological naturalism of the sciences. Though religions offer what appear to be explanations of various facts about the world, the scientist, as scientist, will not take such proposed explanations seriously. Even if no natural explanation were available,...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. People and Societies

    Rom Harré and Designing the Social Sciences

    Edited by Luk van Langenhove

    Rom Harré has pushed the boundaries of our thinking about people and societies and has challenged the orthodox philosophy of science and social psychology. His countless books and articles have inspired generations of scholars in philosophy, psychology, linguistics, cognitive science and social...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Essays on: The Nature and State of Modern Economics

    By Tony Lawson

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    What do modern academic economists do? What currently is mainstream economics? What is neoclassical economics? And how about heterodox economics? How do the central concerns of modern economists, whatever their associations or allegiances, relate to those traditionally taken up in the discipline?...

    To Be Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. The Politics of Evolution

    By David F. Prindle

    The controversy over teaching evolution or creationism in American public schools offers a policy paradox. Two sets of values—science and democracy—are in conflict when it comes to the question of what to teach in public-school biology classes. Prindle illuminates this tension between American...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Bruno Latour

    The Normativity of Networks

    By Kyle McGee

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    The first extended study of Bruno Latour’s legal theory, this book presents a critical reconstruction of the whole of Latour’s oeuvre to date, from Laboratory Life to An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence. Based on the powerful insights into normative effects that actor-network theory makes...

    To Be Published May 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Origins of Ancient Greek Science

    Blood—A Philosophical Study

    By Michael Boylan

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    This book examines the origins of ancient Greek Science using the vehicles of blood, blood vessels, and the heart. Careful attention to biomedical writers in the ancient world as well as to philosophical and literary work of writers prior to the Hippocratic authors produce an interesting story of...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Anatomy of Inquiry (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophical Studies in the Theory of Science

    By Israel Scheffler

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1963, this title considers the philosophical problems encountered when attempting to provide a clear and general explanation of scientific principles, and the basic confrontation between such principles and experience. Beginning with a detailed introduction that considers various...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge