History: History of Science & Technology

  • Humans and Other Animals in Eighteenth-Century British Culture: Representation, Hybridity, Ethics book cover

    Humans and Other Animals in Eighteenth-Century British Culture

    Representation, Hybridity, Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frank Palmeri

    Combining historical and interpretive work, this collection examines changing perceptions of and relations between human and nonhuman animals in Britain over the long eighteenth century. Persistent questions concern modes of representing animals and animal-human hybrids, as well as the ethical…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    Routledge

  • Practicing Art/Science: Experiments in an Emerging Field book cover

    Practicing Art/Science

    Experiments in an Emerging Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Sormani, Guelfo Carbone, Priska Gisler

    Over the last two decades, multiple initiatives of transdisciplinary collaboration across art, science, and technology have seen the light of day. Why, by whom, and under what circumstances are such initiatives promoted? What does their experimental character look like - and what can be learned,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • John Dalton, 1766–1844: A Bibliography of Works By and About Him book cover

    John Dalton, 1766–1844

    A Bibliography of Works By and About Him, 1st Edition

    Edited by A.L. Smyth

    First published in 1997, this second edition of this bibliography contains more than half as many entries again as the original selection of 1966. New sections include an annotated list of surviving apparatus and personal effects, an index of letters and printed extracts of letters, and a current…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Victorian Culture and the Idea of the Grotesque (1999) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Victorian Culture and the Idea of the Grotesque (1999)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Trodd, Paul Barlow, David Amigoni

    Originally published in 1999, Victorian Culture and the Idea of the Grotesque is the first fully interdisciplinary study of the subject and examines a wide range of sources and materials to provide new readings between ‘style’ and ‘concept’. The book provides an original analysis of key…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hume's Science of Human Nature: Scientific Realism, Reason, and Substantial Explanation book cover

    Hume's Science of Human Nature

    Scientific Realism, Reason, and Substantial Explanation, 1st Edition

    By David Landy

    Hume’s Science of Human Nature is an investigation of the philosophical commitments underlying Hume's methodology in pursuing what he calls ‘the science of human nature’. It argues that Hume understands scientific explanation as aiming at explaining the inductively-established universal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Thomas Hardy's Novel Universe: Astronomy, Cosmology, and Gender in the Post-Darwinian World book cover

    Thomas Hardy's Novel Universe

    Astronomy, Cosmology, and Gender in the Post-Darwinian World, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Gossin

    In this, the first book-length study of astronomy in Hardy's writing, historian of science and literary scholar Pamela Gossin brings the analytical tools of both disciplines to bear as she offers unexpected and sophisticated readings of seven novels that enrich Darwinian and feminist perspectives…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Scientific Imperialism: Exploring the Boundaries of Interdisciplinarity book cover

    Scientific Imperialism

    Exploring the Boundaries of Interdisciplinarity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Uskali Mäki, Adrian Walsh, Manuela Fernández Pinto

    The growing body of research on interdisciplinarity has encouraged a more in depth analysis of the relations that hold among academic disciplines. In particular, the incursion of one scientific discipline into another discipline’s traditional domain, also known as scientific imperialism, has been a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning: Three Ancient Chinese Astronomical Systems book cover

    The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning

    Three Ancient Chinese Astronomical Systems, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Cullen

    The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning gives the reader direct access to the foundational documents of the tradition of calculation created by astronomers of the early Chinese empire between the late second century BCE and the third century CE. The paradigm they established was to shape East Asian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • Principles of Anatomy according to the Opinion of Galen by Johann Guinter and Andreas Vesalius book cover

    Principles of Anatomy according to the Opinion of Galen by Johann Guinter and Andreas Vesalius

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivian Nutton

    Principles of Anatomy according to the Opinion of Galen is a translation of Johann Guinter’s textbook as revised and annotated by Guinter’s student, Andreas Vesalius, in 1538. Despite Vesalius’ fame as an anatomist, his 1538 revision has attracted almost no attention. However, this new translation…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Imagined Futures in Science, Technology and Society book cover

    Imagined Futures in Science, Technology and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gert Verschraegen, Frédéric Vandermoere, Luc Braeckmans, Barbara Segaert

    Imagining, forecasting and predicting the future is an inextricable and increasingly important part of the present. States, organizations and individuals almost continuously have to make decisions about future actions, financial investments or technological innovation, without much knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Knowing Nature in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Knowing Nature in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    By David Beck

    Today we are used to clear divisions between science and the arts. But early modern thinkers had no such distinctions, with ‘knowledge’ being a truly interdisciplinary pursuit. Each chapter of this collection presents a case study from a different area of knowledge.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descartes book cover

    Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descartes

    1st Edition

    By Roshdi Rashed

    This book follows the development of classical mathematics and the relation between work done in the Arab and Islamic worlds and that undertaken by the likes of Descartes and Fermat.‘Early modern,’ mathematics is a term widely used to refer to the mathematics which developed in the West during the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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