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Major Works: Philosophy of Science

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 53 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. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

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. British Scientists of the Twentieth Century

    By J G Crowther

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Following on from British Scientists of the Nineteenth Century, this volume covers six eminent British scientists whose work and personality have not receded into the same depth of perspective as their predecessors of the Nineteenth Century, but the tremendous changes following the two world wars...

    Published August 17th 2008 by Routledge

  2. British Scientists of the Nineteenth Century

    By J G Crowther

    J G Crowther has chosen five of the greatest scientists of the nineteenth century – Davy, Faraday, Clerk-Maxwell, Joule, Lord Kelvin and examines every aspect of their lives and work....

    Published August 17th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 17th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Evolutionary Theory and Christian Belief

    The Unresolved Conflict

    By David Lack

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1957. This book is concerned with the conflict between "Darwinism" as the Victorians called it, and Christianity, a conflict here re-stated in modern terms because it so vitally affects our understanding of human nature and human values today. The opening chapter describes...

    Published August 17th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Method in the Physical Sciences

    By G Schlesinger

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1963. Can one discern certain regularities in the manoeuvrings and techniques employed by scientists and can these be formulated into the methodological principles of science? What is the origin and basis of such principles? Are they imposed by objective realities, do they...

    Published August 17th 2008 by Routledge

  6. The Astronomical Revolution

    Copernicus - Kepler - Borelli

    By Alexandre Koyre

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in English in 1973. This volume traces the development of the revolution which so drastically altered man’s view of the universe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The "astronomical revolution" was accomplished in three stages, each linked with the work of one man....

    Published August 17th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Scientific Revolution

    By Peter Harman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1983.This volume outlines some of the important innovations in astronomy, natural philosophy and medicine which took place in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and shows how the transformation in world-view during the period was affected by broader historical terms....

    Published August 17th 2008 by Routledge

  8. 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 17th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Science Industry and Society

    Studies in the Sociology of Science

    By Stephen and Steven Cotgrove & Box

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1970. Two major changes have characterised science in the twentieth century. Firstly, there has been its rapid growth. Secondly, and central to the theme his book – science is no longer mainly an academic activity carried on in universities. Industry will soon be the largest...

    Published August 14th 2008 by Routledge

  10. RLE: History & Philosophy of Science: 34-Volume Set

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    History and Philosophy of Science reprints a distinguished selection of important texts published in this field over the last century. This set presents a unique opportunity to gain comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the history and philosophy of science. It covers all major fields of...

    Published August 14th 2008 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Women and Gender in Science and Technology
    Edited by Londa Schiebinger
    To Be Published May 6th 2014
  2. My Life: Recollections of a Nobel Laureate
    By Max Born
    To Be Published May 8th 2014
  3. A Century of Science 1851-1951
    Edited by Herbert Dingle
    To Be Published May 8th 2014
  4. Atomic Theories
    By F.H. Loring
    To Be Published May 8th 2014
  5. Einstein The Searcher: His Work Explained from Dialogues with Einstein
    By Alexander Moszkowski
    To Be Published May 8th 2014

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