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  • Experiments in Practice

    1st Edition

    By Astrid Schwarz

    Traditionally experimentation has been understood as an activity performed within the laboratory, but in the twenty-first century this view is being challenged. Schwarz uses ecological and environmental case studies to show how scientific experiments can transcend the laboratory.…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • Electrical Researches of the Honorable Henry Cavendish

    1st Edition

    By James Clerk Maxwell

    First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson

    Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Rutherford

    This is the first of three volumes which together contain the complete range of Lord Rutherford’s scientific papers, incorporating in addition addresses, general lectures, letters to editors, accounts of his scientific work and personal recollections by friends and colleagues. Volume one, first…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

  • The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson

    Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Rutherford

    This is the second of three volumes which together contain the complete range of Lord Rutherford’s scientific papers, incorporating in addition addresses, general lectures, letters to editors, accounts of his scientific work and personal recollections by friends and colleagues. Volume two, first…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

  • Visual Culture and Mathematics in the Early Modern Period

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ingrid Alexander-Skipnes

    During the early modern period there was a natural correspondence between how artists might benefit from the knowledge of mathematics and how mathematicians might explore, through advances in the study of visual culture, new areas of enquiry that would uncover the mysteries of the visible world.…

    Hardback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Darwinism and Pragmatism

    William James on Evolution and Self-Transformation, 1st Edition

    By Lucas McGranahan

    Charles Darwin’s theory of natural selection challenges our very sense of belonging in the world. Unlike prior evolutionary theories, Darwinism construes species as mutable historical products of a blind process that serves no inherent purpose. It also represents a distinctly modern kind of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Wonder in Contemporary Artistic Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Mieves, Irene Brown

    Wonder has an established link to the history and philosophy of science. However, there is little acknowledgement of the relationship between the visual arts and wonder. This book presents a new perspective on this overlooked connection, allowing a unique insight into the role of wonder in…

    Hardback – 2017-01-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Next War in the Air

    Britain's Fear of the Bomber, 1908–1941, 1st Edition

    By Brett Holman

    In the early twentieth century, the new technology of flight changed warfare irrevocably, not only on the battlefield, but also on the home front. As prophesied before 1914, Britain in the First World War was effectively no longer an island, with its cities attacked by Zeppelin airships and Gotha…

    Paperback – 2017-01-06
    Routledge

  • Spaceship Earth in the Environmental Age, 1960–1990

    1st Edition

    By Sabine Höhler

    The idea of the earth as a vessel in space came of age in an era shaped by space travel and the Cold War. Höhler’s study brings together technology, science and ecology to explore the way this latter-day ark was invoked by politicians, environmentalists, cultural historians, writers of science…

    Paperback – 2017-01-06
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • The Future of Scientific Practice

    'Bio-Techno-Logos', 1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Bertolaso

    Focusing on cell dynamics, molecular medicine and robotics, contributors explore the interplay between biological, technological and theoretical ways of thinking. The collection makes a strong contribution to current debates in the philosophy of science and the changing role of scientific practice.…

    Paperback – 2017-01-05
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • The Image of Restoration Science

    The Frontispiece to Thomas Sprat’s History of the Royal Society (1667), 1st Edition

    By Michael Hunter

    This book is about a single image - the frontispiece to Thomas Sprat’s History of the Royal-Society of London (1667). Designed by John Evelyn, and etched by Wenceslaus Hollar, it is arguably the best-known representation of seventeenth-century English science. The use of such plates to celebrate…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge

  • Media Today

    Mass Communication in a Converging World, 6th Edition

    By Joseph Turow, Joseph Turow

    Media Today uses convergence as a lens that puts students at the center of the profound changes in the 21st century media world. Through the convergence lens they learn to think critically about the role of media today and what these changes mean for their lives presently and in the future. The…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

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