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  • God, the Multiverse, and Everything

    Modern Cosmology and the Argument from Design, 1st Edition

    By Rodney D. Holder

    Modern cosmology tells us that the universe is remarkably 'fine-tuned' for life. If the constants of physics or the initial conditions at the Big Bang were different by the smallest of margins then the universe would have been dull and lifeless. Why should the universe be so accommodating to life?…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • Frankenstein's Science

    Experimentation and Discovery in Romantic Culture, 1780–1830, 1st Edition

    By Jane Goodall

    Edited by Christa Knellwolf

    Though Mary Shelley's Frankenstein has inspired a vast body of criticism, there are no book-length studies that contextualise this widely taught novel in contemporary scientific and literary debates. The essays in this volume by leading writers in their fields provide new historical scholarship…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • Women and Science

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Marilyn B. Ogilvie, Kerry L. Meek

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24

  • Enlightenment Reformation

    Hutchinsonianism and Religion in Eighteenth-Century Britain, 1st Edition

    By Derya Gürses Tarbuck

    Taking a fresh and imaginative approach to the topic, Enlightenment Reformation investigates how and why Hutchinsonianism came into being, evolved and eventually ended. In surveying the history of this intellectual movement, it explores the controversies in and around religion that sat at the very…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24

  • Re-inventing the Ship

    Science, Technology and the Maritime World, 1800-1918, 1st Edition

    By Don Leggett

    Edited by Richard Dunn

    Ships have histories that are interwoven with the human fabric of the maritime world. In the long nineteenth century these histories revolved around the re-invention of these once familiar objects in a period in which Britain became a major maritime power. This multi-disciplinary volume deploys…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • Queer Environmentality

    Ecology, Evolution, and Sexuality in American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Robert Azzarello

    Offering a model for meaningful dialogue between queer studies and environmental studies, Robert Azzarello's book traces a queer-environmental lineage in American Romantic and post-Romantic literature. Azzarello challenges the notion that reading environmental literature is unsatisfying in terms of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • A Genealogy of Cyborgothic

    Aesthetics and Ethics in the Age of Posthumanism, 1st Edition

    By Dongshin Yi

    In his provocative and timely study of posthumanism, Dongshin Yi adopts an imaginary/imaginative approach to exploring the transformative power of the cyborg, a strategy that introduces balance to the current discourses dominated by the practicalities of technoscience and the dictates of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Gender and Scientific Discourse in Early Modern Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen P. Long

    In the wake of new interest in alchemy as more significant than a bizarre aberration in rational Western European culture, this collection examines both alchemical and medical discourses in the larger context of early modern Europe. How do early scientific discourses infiltrate other cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • The Automaton in English Renaissance Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Beth Hyman

    The Automaton in English Renaissance Literature features original essays exploring the automaton-from animated statue to anthropomorphized machine-in the poetry, prose, and drama of England in the 16th and 17th centuries. Addressing the history and significance of the living machine in early…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

  • The Language of Mineralogy

    John Walker, Chemistry and the Edinburgh Medical School, 1750-1800, 1st Edition

    By Matthew D. Eddy

    Classification is an important part of science, yet the specific methods used to construct Enlightenment systems of natural history have proven to be the bête noir of studies of eighteenth-century culture. One reason that systematic classification has received so little attention is that natural…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • The Great Nation in Decline

    Sex, Modernity and Health Crises in Revolutionary France c.1750–1850, 1st Edition

    By Sean M. Quinlan

    This book studies how doctors responded to - and helped shape - deep-seated fears about nervous degeneracy and population decline in France between 1750 and 1850. It uncovers a rich and far-ranging medical debate in which four generations of hygiene activists used biomedical science to transform…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    The History of Medicine in Context

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