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Major Works: Bioscience

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 25 new and published major works in the subject of Bioscience — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. The Logic of Personal Knowledge

    Essays Presented to M. Polanyi on his Seventieth Birthday, 11th March, 1961

    Edited by Polanyi Festschrift Committee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1961. Michael Polanyi was a polymath who influenced economics and the sciences as well as philosophy. His wide-ranging research in physical science is as well-known as his work on freedom and knowledge and his arguments against positivism and reductionism. This collection of...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Walking Larder

    Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation

    Edited by Juliet Clutton-Brock

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Hunters of the Recent Past

    Edited by Leslie B. Davis, Brian O.K. Reeves

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    One of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, which brought together archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, academics from contingent disciplines, and non-academics from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Foraging and Farming

    The Evolution of Plant Exploitation

    Edited by David R. Harris, Gordon C. Hillman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Animals into Art

    Edited by Howard Morphy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is one of a series of volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986 which addressed world archaeology in its widest sense, investigating how people lived in the past and how and why changes took place to result in the forms of society and culture which exist now...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Religion and Science

    Edited by Sara Fletcher Harding, Nancy Morvillo

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Integral to human nature is the need to seek understanding of the world in which we live, to discover how it works and why. We find our answers to these fundamental questions through different methods; empirical science justifies our observations of the natural world, but religion offers...

    Published October 6th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Evolution and Human Behaviour

    An Introduction to Darwinian Anthropology

    By Alex Alland

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1967. This reprints the second edition of 1973, revised and expanded. Evolution and Human Behaviour considers man’s biological and cultural development within the framework of Darwinian evolution. Rejecting analogue models of biological evolution common in the social...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Darwin and the Naked Lady

    Discursive Essays on Biology and Art

    By Alex Comfort

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1961. The essays in this volume focus on the awareness of science and art, evolution and Freudian psychology. Besides the chapter on Darwin and Freud, the author discusses criticism, the fantasy element in drama and popular literature, the history of the novel, the...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge

  9. The Social Impact of Modern Biology

    By Fuller Watson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1971. Discoveries in modern biology can radically change human life as we know it. As our understanding of living processes, such as inheritance, grows, so do the possibilities of applying these results for good and evil, such as the treatment of disease, the control of...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Glimpsing Reality

    Ideas in Physics and the Link to Biology

    By Paul & F David Buckley & Peat

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1979. This reprints the revised and expanded edition of 1996. In this volume, physicists, biologists and chemists, who have been involved in some of the most exciting discoveries in modern scientific thought explore issues which have shaped modern physics and which hint at...

    Published August 15th 2008 by Routledge