Philosophy of science

    A Critical Introduction to Scientific Realism

    By Paul Dicken

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    What are the reasons for believing scientific theories to be true? The contemporary debate around scientific realism exposes questions about the very nature of scientific knowledge. A Critical Introduction to Scientific Realism explores and advances the main topics of the debate, allowing epistemologists to make new connections with the philosophy...

    Rainbows, Halos, Dawn and Dusk

    By Johannes Kuhl

    Paperback £17.46

    This unique book explores the captivating colors that appear in the atmosphere of the earth: coronas, glories, halos, rainbows, dawn and dusk.

    Beyond Biocentrism: Rethinking Time, Space, Consciousness, and the Illusion of Death

    By Robert Lanza

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    Biocentrism shocked the world with a radical rethinking of the nature of reality. But that was just the beginning. In Beyond Biocentrism, acclaimed biologist Robert Lanza, one of TIME Magazine's "100 Most Influential People in 2014," and leading astronomer Bob Berman, take the reader on an intellectual thrill-ride as they...

    Accuracy and the Laws of Credence

    By Richard Pettigrew

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    Richard Pettigrew offers an extended investigation into a particular way of justifying the rational principles that govern our credences or degrees of belief. He draws on decision theory in order to justify the central tenets of Bayesian epistemology, and sets out a veritistic account of epistemic utility.

    The Nature of Life

    By C. H. Waddington

    Hardback £70.46

    First published in 1961, this book explains the main trends and problems in modern biological thought, at that time. It was based on lectures presented at the University College of the West Indies, Jamaica, in 1960 to members from different faculties and is therefore an accessible guide for all to...

    Fourth Revolution

    By Luciano Floridi

    Paperback £9.05

    Who are we, and how do we relate to each other? Luciano Floridi argues that the explosive developments in Information and Communication Technologies ICTs is changing the answer to these fundamental human questions. Are our technologies going to enable and empower us, or constrain us?

    Science and Sensibility

    By Michael Vincent McGinnis

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    If humans are to understand and discover ways of addressing complex social and ecological problems, we first need to find intimacy with our particular places and communities. This title argues for the need for ecology to engage with philosophical values and economic motivations in a political process of negotiation.

    Process Philosophy of Signs

    By James Williams

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    James Williams sets out a new process philosophy of signs where signs are processes, not fixed relations. He develops his argument through a formal model and a series of case studies. He engages in dialogue with the philosophies of Deleuze and Whitehead, and in critical discussion with contemporary and historical...

    Critical Introduction to Properties

    By Sophie Allen

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    What do blue things have in common? Or electrons? Or planets? Distinct things appear to share properties; but what are properties and what is the best philosophical account of them? A Critical Introduction to Properties introduces different ontological accounts of properties, exploring how their formulation is shaped by the explanatory...

    Principia: The Authoritative Translation

    By Isaac Newton

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    Describes the acceleration, deceleration, and inertial movement; fluid dynamics; and the motions of the earth, moon, planets, and comets. This title deals with the fundamental three laws of motion and the law of universal gravity. It is suitable for scientists, scholars, and students.

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