Philosophy of science

    Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide

    By Isaac Newton

    Paperback £18.66

    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.

    The Penultimate Curiosity: How Science Swims in the Slipstream of Ultimate Questions

    By Roger Wagner

    Hardback Save £0.72 = £25.77

    This book sets out to answer one of the most profound questions about the development of human thought: why it is that throughout the long journey from cave painting to quantum physics what we now refer to as 'science' and 'religion' have been so closely entangled.

    Images of Time

    By George Jaroszkiewicz

    Hardback Save £0.66 = £25.33

    This book reviews a great range of Images of Time, that is, theories of time, from a diversity of perspectives: historical, religious, biological, mathematical and scientific. It trains the reader to develop a critical ability to distinguish those Images of Time that are metaphysical and those that could in principle...

    Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age

    By David J. Helfand

    Hardback Save £7.52 = £17.43

    "This book provides an inoculation against the misinformation epidemic by cultivating scientific habits of mind. From dissolving our fear of numbers and demystifying graphs, to elucidating the key concepts of probability and the use of precise language and logic, Helfand supplies an essential set of apps for the pre-frontal cortex...

    To Explain the World

    By Steven Weinberg

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Moving from ancient Miletus to medieval Baghdad to Oxford, and from the Museum of Alexandria to the Royal Society of London, the author shows that the scientists of the past not only did not understand what we understand about the world - they did not understand what there is to...

    Does Santa Exist?

    By Eric Kaplan

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    A brilliantly funny philosophical investigation into the existence of Santa - from a writer of The Big Bang Theory and The Simpsons

    The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning

    By Marcelo Gleiser

    Paperback £11.45

    Do all questions have answers? How much can we know about the world? Is there such a thing as an ultimate truth?To be human is to want to know, but what we are able to observe is only a tiny portion of what's out there." In The Island of Knowledge...

    Thomas Kuhn's Revolutions

    By James A. Marcum

    Paperback £18.95

    50th anniversary of Thomas Kuhn's Structure of scientific revolutions.

    Domesticity in the Making of Modern Science

    Hardback £59.16

    The history of the modern sciences has long overlooked the significance of domesticity as a physical, social, and symbolic force in the shaping of knowledge production.

    Cambridge Philosophy Classics

    By Imre Lakatos

    Paperback £14.38

    Imre Lakatos's influential and enduring work on the nature of mathematic discovery and development continues to be relevant to philosophers of mathematics. Including a specially commissioned preface written by Paolo Mancosu, and presented in a fresh twenty-first-century series livery, it is now available for a new generation of readers.

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