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  1. Science and Technology Ethics

    By Dr Raymond E.Spier, Raymond E. Spier

    Series: Professional Ethics

    Science and Technology Ethics re-examines the ethics by which we live and asks the question: do we have in place the ethical guidelines through which we can incorporate these developments with the minimum of disruption and disaffection? It assesses the ethical systems in place and proposes new...

    Published November 14th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Readings

    Edited by Yuri Balashov, Alex Rosenberg

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Readings in Philosophy

    This comprehensive anthology draws together writings by leading philosophers on the philosophy of science. Each section is prefaced by an introductory essay from the editors, guiding students gently into the topic. Accessible and wide-ranging, the text draws on both contemporary and twentieth...

    Published October 24th 2001 by Routledge

  3. HyperReality

    Paradigm for the Third Millenium

    Edited by Nobuyoshi Terashima, John Tiffin

    'HyperReality is a technological capability like nanotechnology, human cloning and artificial intelligence. Like them, it does not as yet exist in the sense of being clearly demonstrable and publicly available. Like them, it is maturing in laboratories where the question "if" has been replaced by...

    Published October 3rd 2001 by Routledge

  4. Creation

    From Nothing Until Now

    By Willem B. Drees

    Where do we come from? Where are we going? These are fundamental questions, which the human race has asked itself for centuries.Presenting a brief and accessible overview of contemporary scientific thought, Creation is an imaginative and poetic exploration of the origins of the universe. WIllem...

    Published September 19th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Naturalism and the Human Condition

    Against Scientism

    By Frederick A. Olafson

    Naturalism and the Human Condition is a compelling account of why naturalism, or the 'scientific world-view' cannot provide a full account of who and what we are as human beings.Drawing on sources including Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Husserl and Sartre, Olafson exposes the limits of naturalism and...

    Published June 27th 2001 by Routledge

  6. The Scientific Outlook

    By Bertrand Russell

    'A scientific opinion is one which there is some reason to believe is true; an unscientific opinion is one which is held for some reason other than its probable truth.' - Bertrand RussellOne of Russell's most important books, this early classic on science illuminates his thinking on the promise and...

    Published June 20th 2001 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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