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  • The History and Evolution of Psychology

    A Philosophical and Biological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Brian D. Cox

    This book discusses key figures in history in the context of their time, takes students on a carefully-formulated, chronological journey through the build-up of psychology from ancient times to the present, and seeks to draw students into the way science is done, rather than merely presenting them…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

  • The Past, Present, and Future of Integrated History and Philosophy of Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Herring, Kevin Jones, Konstantin S. Kiprijanov, Laura M Sellers

    Integrated History and Philosophy of Science (iHPS) is commonly understood as the study of science from a combined historical and philosophical perspective. Yet, since its gradual formation as a research field, the question of how to suitably integrate both perspectives remains open. This volume…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • Language as a Scientific Tool

    Shaping Scientific Language Across Time and National Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miles MacLeod, Rocío G. Sumillera, Jan Surman, Ekaterina Smirnova

    Language is the most essential medium of scientific activity. Many historians, sociologists and science studies scholars have investigated scientific language for this reason, but only few have examined those cases where language itself has become an object of scientific discussion. Over the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy in America

    The Anatomy of a Medical Controversy, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Sadowsky

    Electroconvulsive Therapy is widely demonized or idealized. Some detractors consider its very use to be a human rights violation, while some promoters depict it as a miracle, the "penicillin of psychiatry." This book traces the American history of one of the most controversial procedures in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Art, Technology and Nature

    Renaissance to Postmodernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla Skovbjerg Paldam, Jacob Wamberg

    Since 1900, the connections between art and technology with nature have become increasingly inextricable. Through a selection of innovative readings by international scholars, this book presents the first investigation of the intersections between art, technology and nature in post-medieval times.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge

    A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions, 1st Edition

    By Michael Segre

    This book sketches the history of higher education, in parallel with the development of science. Its goal is to draw attention to the historical tensions between the aims of higher education and those of science, in the hope of contributing to improving the contemporary university. A helpful tool…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • The Earth, Humanity and God

    The Templeton Lectures Cambridge, 1993, 1st Edition

    By Colin A. Russell

    Originally published in 1994, The Earth, Humanity and God discusses the relationship between science and religion. The book discusses the condition of the earth (as it was at the time of publication) and the future prospects of the planet, arguing that neither the conventional "mechanistic" view…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Paula Diogo, Ana Duarte Rodrigues, Ana Simões, Davide Sarso

    This volume discusses gardens as designed landscapes of mediation between nature and culture, embodying different levels of human control over wilderness, defining specific rules for this confrontation and staging different forms of human dominance. The contributing authors focus on ways of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Science and Society in Latin America

    Peripheral Modernities, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Kreimer

    In the form of a sociological pilgrimage, this book approaches some topics essential to understanding the role of science in Latin America, juxtaposing several approaches and exploring three main lines: First, the production and use of knowledge in these countries, viewed from a historical and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • Natural History

    Heritage, Place and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Ross J. Wilson

    The concept of ’natural heritage’ has become increasingly significant with the threat of dwindling resources, environmental degradation and climatic change. As humanity’s impact on the condition of life on earth has become more prominent, a discernible shift in the relationship between western…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

  • The Body in History, Culture, and the Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justyna Jajszczok, Aleksandra Musiał

    The aim of this book is to explore the body in various historical contexts and to take it as a point of departure for broader historiographical projects. The chapters in the volume present the ways in which the body constitutes a valuable and productive object of historical analysis, especially as…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge

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