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Elegance in Science: The Beauty of Simplicity

ISBN : 9780199578627

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¥3,102
Author: 
Ian Glynn
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
147 x 223 mm
Pub date
Apr 2010
The idea of elegance in science is not necessarily a familiar one, but it is an important one. The use of the term is perhaps most clear-cut in mathematics - the elegant proof - and this is where Ian ... Read more

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Elegance in Science: The Beauty of Simplicity

ISBN : 9780199668816

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¥2,189
Author: 
Ian Glynn
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
135 x 195 mm
Pub date
Feb 2013
The idea of elegance in science is not necessarily a familiar one, but it is an important one. The use of the term is perhaps most clear-cut in mathematics - the elegant proof - and this is where Ian ... Read more

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Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

ISBN : 9780198848547

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¥2,376
Author: 
Patricia Fara
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
135 x 216 mm
Pub date
Jun 2020
Dr Erasmus Darwin seemed an innocuous Midlands physician, a respectable stalwart of eighteenth-century society. But there was another side to him. Botanist, physician, Lunar inventor and popular poet ... Read more

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Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

ISBN : 9780199582662

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¥3,652
Author: 
Patricia Fara
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
154 x 226 mm
Pub date
Sep 2012
Dr Erasmus Darwin seemed an innocuous Midlands physician, a respectable stalwart of eighteenth-century society. But there was another side to him. Botanist, inventor, Lunar inventor and popular poet, ... Read more

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Ether and Modernity: The recalcitrance of an epistemic object in the early twentieth century

ISBN : 9780198797258

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¥11,869
Author: 
Jaume Navarro
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
168 x 240 mm
Pub date
Sep 2018
Ether and Modernity offers a snapshot of the status of an epistemic object, the "ether" (or "aether"), in the early twentieth century. The contributed papers show that the ether was often regarded as ... Read more

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Everything Flows: Towards a Processual Philosophy of Biology

ISBN : 9780198779636

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¥10,043
Author: 
Daniel J. Nicholson; John Dupre
Pages
400 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
May 2018
This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selec ... Read more

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Evidence and Method: Scientific Strategies of Isaac Newton and James Clerk Maxwell

ISBN : 9780199921850

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¥4,455
Author: 
Peter Achinstein
Pages
192 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
146 x 216 mm
Pub date
Apr 2013
What is meant by scientific evidence, and how can a definition of this concept be applied in the sciences to determine whether observed facts constitute evidence that a given theory is true? In this ... Read more

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Evidence, Explanation, and Realism: Essays in Philosophy of Science

ISBN : 9780199735259

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¥9,086
Author: 
Peter Achinstein
Pages
344 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
164 x 243 mm
Pub date
Jun 2010
The essays in this volume address three fundamental questions in the philosophy of science: What is required for some fact to be evidence for a scientific hypothesis? What does it mean to say that a ... Read more

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Explanation Beyond Causation: Philosophical Perspectives on Non-Causal Explanations

ISBN : 9780198777946

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¥10,043
Author: 
Alexander Reutlinger; Juha Saatsi
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jun 2018
Explanations are important to us in many contexts: in science, mathematics, philosophy, and also in everyday and juridical contexts. But what is an explanation? In the philosophical study of explanati ... Read more

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Failure: Why Science is So Successful

ISBN : 9780199390106

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¥3,377
Author: 
Stuart Firestein
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
140 x 185 mm
Pub date
Nov 2015
The pursuit of science by professional scientists every day bears less and less resemblance to the perception of science by the general public. It is not the rule-based, methodical system for accumula ... Read more

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