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  • The Supernatural After the Neuro-Turn

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pieter F. Craffert, John R. Baker, Michael J. Winkelman

    This book takes what is often referred to as the 'supernatural' to be normal natural phenomena that are closely linked to the neurobiology of the human species. Reflecting the neurocultural and biocultural perspective, the chapters cover phenomena such as out-of-body experiences, ghosts, and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Marine and Fisheries Policies in Latin America

    A Comparison of Selected Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manuel Ruiz Muller, Rodrigo Oyanedel, Bruno Monteferri

    This book reviews the frameworks and implementation of marine, fishery and coastal laws and policies in Chile, Mexico and Peru. Chile, Mexico and Peru share biodiverse coastal and marine environments which are being affected by unregulated and informal developments, and thus share similar…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • The Matrix of Stem Cell Research

    An Approach to Rethinking Science in Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Hauskeller, Arne Manzeschke, Anja Pichl

    Stem cell research has been a problematic endeavour. For the past twenty years it has attracted moral controversies in both the public and the professional sphere. The research involves not only laboratories, clinics and people, but ethics, industries, jurisprudence, and markets. Today it…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Conflicts over Marine and Coastal Common Resources

    Causes, Governance and Prevention, 1st Edition

    By Karen A. Alexander

    This book explores the types of conflicts that occur over marine and coastal resources, the underlying causes, and attempts to prevent them. Despite the emergence of various marine and coastal governance approaches to address the effects of human activities within the marine environment, conflict…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Human Fatigue

    Evolution, Health and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Francesco E. Marino

    Fatigue is a condition spanning the breadth of human functioning in health and disease and is a central concern in sport and exercise. Even so we are yet to fully understand its causes. One reason for this lack of understanding is that we seldom consider fatigue from an evolutionary perspective -…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Philosophy of Biology Before Biology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cécilia Bognon-Küss, Charles T. Wolfe

    The use of the term "biology" to refer to a unified science of life emerged around 1800 (most prominently by scientists such as Lamarck and Treviranus, although scholarship has indicated its usage at least 30-40 years earlier). The interplay between philosophy and natural science has also…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Art, Cybernetics and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain

    Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse, 1st Edition

    By Kate Sloan

    This is the first full-length study about the British artist Roy Ascott, one of the first cybernetic artists, with a career spanning seven decades to date. The book focuses on his early career, exploring the evolution of his early interests in communication in the context of the rich overlaps…

    Hardback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory

    A Metatheory for Biosocial Criminology, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Walsh

    Some of the brightest minds in criminology who were nurtured on the strictly environmentalist paradigm of the 20th century have declared that biosocial criminology is the paradigm for the 21st century. This book attempts to unite this ever-growing field with the premier neurobiological theory of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Empirical Likelihood Methods in Biomedicine and Health

    1st Edition

    By Albert Vexler, Jihnhee Yu

    Empirical Likelihood Methods in Biomedicine and Health provides a compendium of nonparametric likelihood statistical techniques in the perspective of health research applications. It includes detailed descriptions of the theoretical underpinnings of recently developed empirical likelihood-based…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Revisiting the Origin of Species

    The Other Darwins, 1st Edition

    By Thierry Hoquet

    Contemporary interest in Darwin rises from a general ideal of what Darwin’s books ought to contain: a theory of transformation of species by natural selection. However, a reader opening Darwin’s masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, today may be struck by the fact that this "selectionist" view…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Modelling Evolution

    A New Dynamic Account, 1st Edition

    By Eugene Earnshaw-Whyte

    Evolution by natural selection explains the tree of life and the complex adaptations found throughout nature. The power and versatility of evolutionary explanations have proved tempting to scientists outside of biology, but adapting evolutionary concepts to new domains has been challenging. Even…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • A Probabilistic Model of the Genotype/Phenotype Relationship

    Does Life Play the Dice?, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Pierre Hugot

    A Probabilistic Model of the Genotype/Phenotype Relationship provides a new hypothesis on the relationship between genotype and phenotype. The main idea of the book is that this relationship is probabilistic, in other words, the genotype does not fully explain the phenotype. This idea is developed…

    Hardback – 2018-07-24
    CRC Press

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