Philosophy of Science Products

  • Darwinism, Democracy, and Race

    By John P Jackson, David Depew

    Darwinism, Democracy, and Race examines the development and defence of an argument that arose at the boundary between anthropology and evolutionary biology in twentieth-century America. In its fully articulated form, this argument simultaneously discredited scientific racism and defended free human…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Science and Psychology

    By Richard Wilton, Trevor Harley

    Science and Psychology provides a comprehensive introduction to the structure and characteristics of scientific explanation, using examples from a variety of sciences to illuminate the scientific approach taken in psychology. In addition, the authors discuss a range of conceptual issues particular…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Bioethics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Alastair V. Campbell

    Bioethics: The Basics is an introduction to the foundational principles, theories and issues in the study of medical and biological ethics. Readers are introduced to bioethics from the ground up before being invited to consider some of the most controversial but important questions facing us today.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Science and Human Progress

    By Oliver Sir Lodge

    Originally delivered as a series of lectures for the Halley Stewart trust in 1926, Lodge’s work was collected and first published in 1927. Lodge uses his scientific training to inquire into such general issues as religion, human progress, and societal advances with an aim to better understand the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Darwinism and Modern Socialism

    By F.W. Headley

    An adamant fan of Darwin, F.W. Headley attempts to argue the difficulties of believing in Socialism and Darwinism simultaneously and highlights issues which could prevent Socialism from being put into practice. Originally published in 1909, this study uses examples of communities in countries such…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Beyond Physics

    Or the Idealisation of Mechanism

    By Oliver Sir Lodge

    Originally published in 1930, Sir Oliver Lodge proposes a connection between physics and philosophy, or as he describes it, a key to unlock the intricate connection between mind and matter. A response to early twentieth century mathematically-led philosophy, Lodge looks at physics from a physical…

    Paperback – 2017-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rethinking Nature

    Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries

    Edited by Aurélie Choné, Isabelle Hajek, Philippe Hamman

    Contemporary ideas of nature were largely shaped by schools of thought from Western cultural history and philosophy until the present-day concerns with environmental change and biodiversity conservation. There are many different ways of conceptualising nature in epistemological terms, reflecting…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • A History of Technoscience

    Erasing the Boundaries between Science and Technology

    By David F. Channell

    Are science and technology independent of one another? Is technology dependent upon science, and if so how is it dependent? Is science dependent upon technology, and if so how is it dependent? Or, are science and technology becoming so interdependent that the line dividing them has become totally…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • Einstein

    By Thomas Ryckman

    Albert Einstein (1879–1955) was the most influential physicist of the 20th century. Less well known is that fundamental philosophical problems, such as concept formation, the role of epistemology in developing and explaining the character of physical theories, and the debate between positivism…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Understanding Climate Change

    Science, Ethics, and Policy

    By Wendy Parker

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Emergence of Spacetime in String Theory

    By Tiziana Vistarini

    The nature of space and time is one of the most fascinating and fundamental philosophical issues which presently engages at the deepest level with physics. During the last thirty years this notion has been object of an intense critical review in the light of new scientific theories which try to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Mathematics and Physics

  • The New Politics of Materialism

    History, Philosophy, Science

    Edited by Sarah Ellenzweig, John H Zammito

    New materialism challenges conventional theories of understanding human being and subjectivity, which it regards as shaped by mechanistic models characteristic of early modern philosophy that regarded matter as largely passive. Instead it gives weight to topics often overlooked in such accounts:…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge

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