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

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ISBN 9780415420297
Published August 15, 2008 by Routledge
8768 Pages

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Book Description

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 scientific thought throughout history from Physics, Biology, and Cosmology to ESP and Alchemy. It includes texts on all the great historical scientific figures including Darwin, Copernicus, Archimedes and Hooker and covers all main themes in science taking in creation, evolution, the development of scientific methodology and the future of science.

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Table of Contents

Volume 1: Evolution and Human Behaviour   Alex Alland  Volume 2: Scientific Knowledge and Sociological Theory Barry Barnes  Volume 3: Continuous Creation Wilfred Branfield  Volume 4:Glimpsing Reality  Paul Buckley and F. David Peat Volume 5: Frames of Meaning   H. M Collins and T. J Pinch  Volume 6: Darwin and the Naked Lady  Alex Comfort  Volume 7: Science, Industry and Society  Stephen Cotgrove and Steven Box  Volume 8: British Scientists of the Nineteenth Century   J. G. Crowther Volume 9: British Scientists of the Twentieth Century  J. G. Crowther  Volume 10: Empiricism, Explanation and Rationality  Len Doyal and Roger Harris  Volume 11: Evidence and Meaning  Robert J. Fogelin  Volume 12: The Social Impact of Modern Biology  Watson Fuller  Volume 13: Boundaries of the Universe  John S. Glasby Volume 14: The Scientific Revolution  P. M. Harman  Volume 15: The Common Scientist in the Seventeenth Century  K. Theodore Hoppen  Volume 16: Cooke and Wheatstone  Geoffrey Hubbard  Volume 17: Soviet Marxism and Natural Science, 1917-1932  David Joravsky  Volume 18: Objectivity, Science and Society  Paul A. Komesaroff  Volume 19: Experience and Theory  Stephan Körner  Volume 20: The Astronomical Revolution  Alexandre Koyré  Volume 21: Evolutionary Theory and Christian Belief  David Lack  Volume 22: Induction and Intuition in Scientific Thought P. B. Medawar Volume 23: Philosophy of Science and Sociology  Edmund Mokrzycki Volume 24: Science, Technology & Economic Growth in the 18th Century  A. E. Musson Volume 25: The Royal Society: Concept and Creation  Margery Purver  Volume 26: Francis Bacon: From Magic to Science  Paolo Rossi  Volume 27: Science and Religion Harold K. Schilling  Volume 28: Method in the Physical Sciences  G. Schlesinger Volume 29: Philosophy and Scientific Realism  J. J. C. Smart  Volume 30: Science and ESP  J. R. Smythies  Volume 31: Evidence and Explanation in Social Science  Gerald Studdert-Kennedy  Volume 32: Beyond Empiricism  Andrew Tudor  Volume 33: Foundations of Inference in Natural Science  J. O. Wisdom  Volume 34: Explanation and Understanding  Georg Henrik von Wright

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