Philosophy: Philosophy of Science

  • The Future of Man: The BBC Reith Lectures 1959 book cover

    The Future of Man

    The BBC Reith Lectures 1959, 1st Edition

    By P.B. Medawar

    Originally published in 1960, The Future of Man is a chronicle of Professor Medwar’s Reith lectures of 1959. The book outlines his predictions about the future estate of man, with the ‘process of foretelling, rather than with what is actually foretold’. He asks, can we predict the future size of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • The Uniqueness of the Individual book cover

    The Uniqueness of the Individual

    1st Edition

    By P.B. Medawar

    Originally published in 1957, The Uniqueness of the Individual is a collection of 9 essays published from the ten years preceding publication. The essays deal with some of the central problems of biology. These are among the questions put and answered from the standpoint of modern experimental…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • John Locke: Prophet of Common Sense book cover

    John Locke

    Prophet of Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By M. V. C. Jeffreys

    Originally published in 1967. Locke's views in the field of education had great influence in the UK and abroad; and the aim of this book is to present them in the context of his general philosophical thinking, since it was mainly as a philosopher that Locke won his place in history. Because Locke…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Classification in Synthetic Sciences: Unnatural Kinds book cover

    Perspectives on Classification in Synthetic Sciences

    Unnatural Kinds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Bursten

    This volume launches a new series of contemporary conversations about scientific classification. Most philosophical conversations about kinds have focused centrally or solely on natural kinds, that is, kinds whose existence is not dependent on the scientific process of synthesis. This volume…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miranda Fricker, Peter J Graham, David Henderson, Nikolaj J.L.L. Pedersen

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology is an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the most important issues and developments in one of the fastest growing areas of research in contemporary philosophy. An international team of scholars articulates the state of the art, draws out…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Writing and Thinking in Contemporary Academia: The Poetics of Clarity book cover

    Writing and Thinking in Contemporary Academia

    The Poetics of Clarity, 1st Edition

    By Martin Grünfeld

    Across disciplinary borders, clarity is taken for granted as a cardinal virtue of communication in contemporary academia. But what is clarity, how is it practised in writing across disciplinary borders and how does it affect our ways of researching and thinking? This book explores such questions by…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Public Intellectuals and the Sociology of Knowledge

  • Understanding Perspectivism (Open Access): Scientific Challenges and Methodological Prospects book cover

    Understanding Perspectivism (Open Access)

    Scientific Challenges and Methodological Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michela Massimi, Casey D. McCoy

    This edited collection is the first of its kind to explore the view called perspectivism in philosophy of science. The book brings together an array of essays that reflect on the methodological promises and scientific challenges of perspectivism in a variety of fields such as physics, biology,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • What is Scientific Knowledge?: An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science book cover

    What is Scientific Knowledge?

    An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin McCain, Kostas Kampourakis

    What is Scientific Knowledge? is a much-needed collection of introductory-level chapters on the epistemology of science.  Renowned historians, philosophers, science educators, and cognitive scientists have authored 19 original contributions specifically for this volume. The chapters, accessible for…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Nanotechnology and Its Governance book cover

    Nanotechnology and Its Governance

    1st Edition

    By Arie Rip

    This book charts the development of nanotechnology in relation to society from the early years of the twenty first century. It offers a sustained analysis of the life of nanotechnology, from the laboratory to society, from scientific promises to societal governance and attempts to modulate…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • A Philosopher Goes to the Doctor: A Critical Look at Philosophical Assumptions in Medicine book cover

    A Philosopher Goes to the Doctor

    A Critical Look at Philosophical Assumptions in Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Dien Ho

    This book sheds light on important philosophical assumptions made by professionals working in clinical and research medicine.  In doing so, it aims to make explicit how active philosophy is in medicine and shows how this awareness can result in better and more informed medical research and practice…

    Paperback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Transitions Between Consciousness and Unconsciousness book cover

    Transitions Between Consciousness and Unconsciousness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guido Hesselmann

    The empirical study of consciousness is in constant progress. New ideas and approaches arise, methods are being debated and refined, and experimental research over the last two decades has produced a rich body of data, acquired in the aim to better understand consciousness and its neural…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Consciousness Research

  • Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call: Reticent Imperatives book cover

    Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call

    Reticent Imperatives, 1st Edition

    By James Magrini

    Arguing for a renewed view of objects and nature, Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call considers how it is possible to understand our ethical duties - in the form of ethical intuitionalism - to nature and the planet by listening to and releasing ourselves over to the call or address of nature.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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