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By Partha Ghose
Natural phenomena and ordinary, everyday things often contain surprises and puzzles when we attempt to understand them in terms of basic physical principles. Trying to explain what we see around us can even help us to understand physical principles more fully. This book focuses on puzzles, both simple and advanced,...
By Bruno Latour
With the rise of science, we moderns believe, the world changed irrevocably, separating us forever from our primitive, premodern ancestors. But if we were to let go of this fond conviction, Bruno Latour asks, what would the world look like? His book, an anthropology of science, shows us how much...
Translating from Sanskrit some contemporary Indian Pandits' reactions to Western analytic accounts of meaning and knowledge, this title is suitable for advanced undergraduates in philosophy, for researchers - in Australia, Asia, Europe or America - on epistemology, theory of meaning, and, Indian or comparative philosophy.
This is an extensively illustrated laboratory manual of transmission electron microscopy techniques for the technician, graduate student, or researcher.
Cyberspace, the cyborg and cyberpunk have given feminists new imaginative possibilities for thinking about embodiment and identity in relation to technology. This is the first anthology of the key essays on these potent metaphors.
By Larry Gonick
If you think that a negative charge is something that shows up on your credit card bill, then this book should be of interest. It explains complex ideas with clear illustrations dealing with the principles of mechanics as well as the concepts of electricity and magnetism.