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  • The Gaṇitatilaka and its Commentary

    Two Medieval Sanskrit Mathematical Texts, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Petrocchi

    The Gaṇitatilaka and its Commentary: Two Medieval Sanskrit Mathematical Texts presents the first English annotated translation and analysis of the Gaṇitatilaka by Śrīpati and its Sanskrit commentary by the Jaina monk Siṃhatilakasūri (13th century CE). Siṃhatilakasūri’s commentary upon the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • Immigrants and the Industries of London, 1500–1700

    1st Edition

    By Lien Bich Luu

    Immigration is not only a modern-day debate. Major change in Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries led to a surge of political and religious refugees moving across the continent. Estimates suggest that from 1550 to 1585 around 50,000 Dutch and Walloons from the southern Netherlands…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • The Instrument of Science

    Scientific Anti-Realism Revitalised, 1st Edition

    By Darrell P. Rowbottom

    Roughly, instrumentalism is the view that science is primarily, and should primarily be, an instrument for furthering our practical ends. It has fallen out of favour because historically influential variants of the view, such as logical positivism, suffered from serious defects. In this book,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Experiment, Speculation and Religion in Early Modern Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Vanzo, Peter R. Anstey

    Experimental philosophy was an exciting and extraordinarily successful development in the study of nature in the seventeenth century. Yet experimental philosophy was not without its critics and was far from the only natural philosophical method on the scene. In particular, experimental philosophy…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Women and Cartography in the Progressive Era

    1st Edition

    By Christina E. Dando

    In the twenty-first century we speak of a geospatial revolution, but over one hundred years ago another mapping revolution was in motion. Women’s lives were in motion: they were playing a greater role in public on a variety of fronts. As women became more mobile (physically, socially, politically),…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • 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

  • W. Stanley Jevons

    Selected Works in Variorum Editions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inoue Takutoshi

    This is the first variorum edition of the works of William Stanley Jevons (1835-1882), covering The Coal Question and The Theory of Political Economy, two of the most important books in economics and the social history of Victorian Britain. Both books were revised by Jevons during his life time…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Edition Synapse

  • British Exploitation of German Science and Technology, 1943-1949

    1st Edition

    By Charlie Hall

    At the end of the Second World War, Germany lay at the mercy of its occupiers, all of whom launched programmes of scientific and technological exploitation. Each occupying nation sought to bolster their own armouries and industries with the spoils of war, and Britain was no exception. Shrouded in…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Second World War History

  • 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

  • Visualizing the Body in Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1800

    Models and Modeling, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Graciano

    This book expands the art historical perspective on art’s connection to anatomy and medicine, bringing together in one text several case studies from various methodological perspectives. The contributors focus on the common visual and bodily nature of (figural) art, anatomy, and medicine around the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Photography, Temporality, and Modernity

    Time Warped, 1st Edition

    By Kris Belden-Adams

    This book examines the photography’s unique capacity to represent time with a degree of elasticity and abstraction. Part object-study, part cultural/philosophical history, it examines the medium’s ability to capture and sometimes "defy" time, while also traveling as objects across time-and-space…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • The Road to Einstein's Relativity

    Following in the Footsteps of the Giants, 1st Edition

    By David Lyth

    Expertly guided by renowned cosmologist Dr. David Lyth, learn about the pioneering scientists whose work provided the foundation for Einstein’s formulation of his theories of relativity, and about Einstein's groundbreaking life and work as well. This highly readable and accessible panorama of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    CRC Press

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