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  1. On Creativity

    2nd Edition

    By David Bohm

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Creativity is fundamental to human experience. In On Creativity David Bohm, the world-renowned scientist, investigates the phenomenon from all sides: not only the creativity of invention and of imagination but also that of perception and of discovery. This is a remarkable and life-affirming book by...

    Published August 31st 2004 by Routledge

  2. Is Science Value Free?

    Values and Scientific Understanding

    By Hugh Lacey

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    Exploring the role of values in scientific inquiry, Hugh Lacey examines the nature and meaning of values, and looks at challenges to the view, posed by postmodernists, feminists, radical ecologists, Third-World advocates and religious fundamentalists, that science is value free. He also focuses on...

    Published May 19th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Inference to the Best Explanation

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Lipton

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    How do we go about weighing evidence, testing hypotheses, and making inferences? According to the model of Inference to the Best Explanation, we work out what to infer from the evidence by thinking about what would actually explain that evidence, and we take the ability of a hypothesis to explain...

    Published March 10th 2004 by Routledge

  4. What's Wrong With Microphysicalism?

    By Andreas Huttemann

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    'Microphysicalism', the view that whole objects behave the way they do in virtue of the behaviour of their constituent parts, is an influential contemporary view with a long philosophical and scientific heritage. In What's Wrong With Microphysicalism? Andreas Hüttemann offers a fresh challenge to...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Knowledge and Reference in Empirical Science

    By Jody Azzouni

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    Knowledge and Reference in Empirical Science is a fascinating study of the bounds between science and language: in what sense, and of what, does science provide knowledge? Is science an instrument only distantly related to what's real? Can the language of science be used to adequately describe the...

    Published December 10th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Theories of Scientific Progress

    An Introduction

    By John Losee

    What is the nature of scientific progress and what makes it possible? When we look back at the scientific theories of the past and compare them to the state of science today, there seems little doubt that we have made progress. But is it a continuous process which gradually incorporates past...

    Published October 29th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Philosophy of Science, Logic and Mathematics in the 20th Century

    Routledge History of Philosophy Volume 9

    Edited by Stuart G. Shanker

    Series: Routledge History of Philosophy

    The twentieth century witnessed the birth of analytic philosophy. This volume covers some of its key movements and philosophers, including Frege and Wittgenstein's Tractatus....

    Published March 26th 2003 by Routledge

  8. The Meaning of Relativity

    By Albert Einstein

    Series: Routledge Classics

    The world would be a very different place if it were not for Albert Einstein. Like Newton and Galileo before him, this remarkable scientist changed forever mankind's understanding of the universe. In 1921, five years after proclaiming his general theory of relativity, Einstein was awarded the Nobel...

    Published February 5th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Scientific Authorship

    Credit and Intellectual Property in Science

    Edited by Mario Biagioli, Peter Galison

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 26th 2002 by Routledge

  10. A Japanese View of Nature

    The World of Living Things by Kinji Imanishi

    By Kinji Imanishi

    Edited by Pamela J. Asquith

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    Although Seibutsu no Sekai (The World of Living Things), the seminal 1941 work of Kinji Imanishi, had an enormous impact in Japan, both on scholars and on the general public, very little is known about it in the English-speaking world. This book makes the complete text available in English for the...

    Published September 4th 2002 by Routledge