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  1. On Science

    By Brian Ridley

    Series: Thinking in Action

    Can science explain everything? Brian Ridley, a physicist himself, explores this question and more in this compelling exploration of both the scope and limits of science. Tracing back to the roots of scientific thinking in a world of 'magical ideas', he argues that science shares more with magic...

    Published May 20th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Relativity

    2nd Edition

    By Albert Einstein

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Time's 'Man of the Century', Albert Einstein is the unquestioned founder of modern physics. His theory of relativity is the most important scientific idea of the modern era. In this short book Einstein explains, using the minimum of mathematical terms, the basic ideas and principles of the theory...

    Published May 17th 2001 by Routledge

  3. The Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence

    A Philosophical Inquiry

    By David Lamb

    Is the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence a genuine scientific research programme? David Lamb evaluates claims and counter-claims, and examines recent attempts to establish contact with other intelligent life forms. He considers the benefits and drawbacks of this communication, how we should...

    Published February 7th 2001 by Routledge

  4. The Infinite

    2nd Edition

    By A.W. Moore

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    Anyone who has pondered the limitlessness of space and time, or the endlessness of numbers, or the perfection of God will recognize the special fascination of this question. Adrian Moore's historical study of the infinite covers all its aspects, from the mathematical to the mystical....

    Published January 24th 2001 by Routledge

  5. All Life is Problem Solving

    By Karl Popper

    'Never before has there been so many and such dreadful weapons in so many irresponsible hands.' - Karl Popper, from the PrefaceAll Life is Problem Solving is a stimulating and provocative selection of Popper's writings on his main preoccupations during the last twenty-five years of his life. This...

    Published January 17th 2001 by Routledge

  6. After the Science Wars

    Science and the Study of Science

    By Keith Ashman, Phillip Barringer

    The "War" in science is largely the discussion between those who believe that science is above criticism and those who do not. After the Science Wars is a collection of essays by leading philosophers and scientists, all attempting to bridge interdisciplinary gulfs in this discussion....

    Published December 6th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Philosophical Theories of Probability

    By Donald Gillies

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    The Twentieth Century has seen a dramatic rise in the use of probability and statistics in almost all fields of research. This has stimulated many new philosophical ideas on probability. Philosophical Theories of Probability is the first book to present a clear, comprehensive and systematic account...

    Published August 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy of Science

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Alex Rosenberg

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

    This user-friendly text covers key issues in the philosophy of science in an accessible and philosophically serious way. It will prove valuable to students studying philosophy of science as well as science students.Prize-winning author Alex Rosenberg explores the philosophical problems that science...

    Published August 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  9. Social Constructivism and the Philosophy of Science

    By André Kukla

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    Social constructionists maintain that we invent the properties of the world rather than discover them. Is reality constructed by our own activity? Do we collectively invent the world rather than discover it?André Kukla presents a comprehensive discussion of the philosophical issues that...

    Published May 24th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Science, Order and Creativity second edition

    By David Bohm, F. David Peat

    In Science, Order and Creativity, David Bohm and F. David Peat argue that science has lost its way in recent years and needs to go beyond a narrow and fragmented view of nature and embrace a wider holistic view that restores the importance of creativity and communication for all humanity - not just...

    Published March 15th 2000 by Routledge