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Best Explanations: New Essays on Inference to the Best Explanation

ISBN : 9780198746904

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¥9,130
Author: 
Kevin McCain ; Ted Poston
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Dec 2017
Explanatory reasoning is ubiquitous. Not only are rigorous inferences to the best explanation used pervasively in the sciences, this kind of reasoning is common in everyday life. Despite its widesprea ... Read more

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Beyond the Dynamical Universe: Unifying Block Universe Physics and Time as Experienced

ISBN : 9780198807087

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¥10,043
Author: 
Michael Silberstein ; W.M. Stuckey ; Timothy McDevitt
Pages
424 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Dec 2017
Theoretical physics and foundations of physics have not made much progress in the last few decades. Whether we are talking about unifying general relativity and quantum field theory (quantum gravity), ... Read more

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Beyond the Finite: The Sublime in Art and Science

ISBN : 9780199737697

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¥4,763
Author: 
Roald Hoffmann; Iain Boyd Whyte
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
148 x 211 mm
Pub date
Nov 2011
Throughout its long history, and not just as the key aesthetic category for the Romantic Movement, the sublime has created the necessary link between aesthetic and moral judgment, offering the prospec ... Read more

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Bolzano's Logical System

ISBN : 9780198788294

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¥13,145
Author: 
Ettore Casari
Pages
368 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Sep 2016
This book is focused on the first three parts of Bolzano's Theory of Sciene and introduces a more systematic reconsideration of Bolzano's logial thought. In undertaking this task, the book is intended ... Read more

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Branches: Nature's Patterns: A Tapestry in Three Parts

ISBN : 9780199604883

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¥3,102
Author: 
Philip Ball
Pages
236 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
139 x 194 mm
Pub date
May 2011
As part of a trilogy of books exploring the science of patterns in nature, acclaimed science writer Philip Ball here looks at the form and growth of branching networks in the natural world, and what w ... Read more

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Budapest Scientific: A Guidebook

ISBN : 9780198719076

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¥5,566
Author: 
Istvan Hargittai; Magdolna Hargittai
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
152 x 223 mm
Pub date
Mar 2015
This guidebook introduces the reader to the visible memorabilia of science and scientists in Budapest - statues, busts, plaques, buildings, and other artefacts. According to the Hungarian-American Nob ... Read more

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Buried Glory: Portraits of Soviet Scientists

ISBN : 9780199985593

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¥5,995
Author: 
Istvan Hargittai
Pages
368 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 237 mm
Pub date
Oct 2013
The apex of Soviet science as seen through the lives of twelve of the USSR's most eminent researchers Moscow's Novodevichy Cemetery is the final resting place of some of Russia's most celebrated figu ... Read more

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Causality in the Sciences

ISBN : 9780199574131

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¥12,419
Author: 
Phyllis McKay Illari; Federica Russo; Jon Williamson
Pages
952 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 240 mm
Pub date
Mar 2011
There is a need for integrated thinking about causality, probability and mechanisms in scientific methodology. Causality and probability are long-established central concepts in the sciences, with a ... Read more

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Causality: Philosophical Theory Meets Scientific Practice

ISBN : 9780199662678

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¥5,753
Author: 
Phyllis Illari; Federica Russo
Pages
328 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
158 x 241 mm
Pub date
Oct 2014
Head hits cause brain damage - but not always. Should we ban sport to protect athletes? Exposure to electromagnetic fields is strongly associated with cancer development - does that mean exposure caus ... Read more

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Causation in Science and the Methods of Scientific Discovery

ISBN : 9780198733669

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¥9,130
Author: 
Rani Lill Anjum; Stephen Mumford
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Oct 2018
Some of the chief goals of science - understanding, explanation, prediction, and application in new technologies - can only be conducted with any purpose if the world has some significant degree of co ... Read more

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