Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science: 34-Volume Set: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science: 34-Volume Set

1st Edition

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8,768 pages

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Hardback: 9780415593472
pub: 2008-08-15
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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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