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Major Works: Philosophy of Science

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 54 new and published major works in the subject of Philosophy of Science — 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. World Chaos

    The Responsibility of Science

    By William McDougall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    This book, first published 1931, examines the attitudes surrounding the natural sciences at the time of writing, and contends that an unreflective belief in the power of science, and especially in humanity’s capacity to turn such knowledge to noble ends, could lead to catastrophic results for human...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Einstein's Theory of Unified Fields

    By Marie Antoinette Tonnelat

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    First published in1966, here is presented a comprehensive overview of one of the most elusive scientific speculations by the pre-eminent genius of the 20th century. The theory is viewed by some scientists with deep suspicion, by others with optimism, but all agree that it represents an extreme...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Einstein The Searcher

    His Work Explained from Dialogues with Einstein

    By Alexander Moszkowski

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    This volume, first published in 1921, presents a series of portraits of Einstein, thus offering glimpses in the character and private reflections of the man who changed the course of modern science. Intended neither as a biography, nor as a résumé of Einsteinian physics, Einstein: The Searcher...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The General Principles of Quantum Theory

    By George Temple

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    Published in 1934, this monograph was one of the first introductory accounts of the principles which form the physical basis of the Quantum Theory, considered as a branch of mathematics. The exposition is restricted to a discussion of general principles and does not attempt detailed application to...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson

    Volume 1

    By Ernest Rutherford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    This is the first of three volumes which together contain the complete range of Lord Rutherford’s scientific papers, incorporating in addition addresses, general lectures, letters to editors, accounts of his scientific work and personal recollections by friends and colleagues. Volume one, first...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson

    Volume 2

    By Ernest Rutherford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    This is the second of three volumes which together contain the complete range of Lord Rutherford’s scientific papers, incorporating in addition addresses, general lectures, letters to editors, accounts of his scientific work and personal recollections by friends and colleagues. Volume two, first...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson

    Volume 3

    By Ernest Rutherford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    This is the third of three volumes which together contain the complete range of Lord Rutherford’s scientific papers, incorporating in addition addresses, general lectures, letters to editors, accounts of his scientific work and personal recollections by friends and colleagues. The final volume,...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Atomic Theories

    By F.H. Loring

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    Summarising the most novel facts and theories which were coming into prominence at the time, particularly those which had not yet been incorporated into standard textbooks, this important work was first published in 1921. The subjects treated cover a wide range of research that was being conducted...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Science, Reason and Religion

    By Derek Stanesby

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Philosophy matters. This is the message of this highly original inquiry into the relationship between science and religion. It is only when we examine the intellectual presuppositions on which science and religion are based, with regard to such fundamentals as truth, objectivity, and realism, that...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Science and Technology Studies

    Edited by Michael Lynch

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Science and Technology Studies has attained a strong international profile in recent decades. Science Studies incorporates work in the History and Philosophy of Science, but emphasizes the social, cultural, and political implications of developments in the natural sciences, mathematics, engineering...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Logic of Personal Knowledge: Essays Presented to M. Polanyi on his Seventieth Birthday, 11th March, 1961
    Edited by Polanyi Festschrift Committee
    To Be Published May 15th 2015

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