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The Oxford Handbook of Generality in Mathematics and the Sciences

ISBN : 9780198777267

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¥22,506
Author: 
Karine Chemla; Renaud Chorlay; David Rabouin
Pages
528 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Jul 2016
Series
Oxford Handbooks
Generality is a key value in scientific discourses and practices. Throughout history, it has received a variety of meanings and of uses. This collection of original essays aims to inquire into this di ... Read more

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The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Science

ISBN : 9780190939397

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¥10,285
Author: 
Paul Humphreys
Pages
944 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
170 x 170 mm
Pub date
Oct 2019
Series
Oxford Handbooks
This handbook provides both an overview of state-of-the-art scholarship in philosophy of science, as well as a guide to new directions in the discipline. Section I contains broad overviews of the main ... Read more

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The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Science

ISBN : 9780199368815

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¥34,320
Author: 
Paul Humphreys
Pages
944 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
171 x 248 mm
Pub date
Sep 2016
Series
Oxford Handbooks
This handbook provides both an overview of state-of-the-art scholarship in philosophy of science, as well as a guide to new directions in the discipline. Section I contains broad overviews of the main ... Read more

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The Oxford Handbook of Women and Competition

ISBN : 9780199376377

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¥31,746
Author: 
Maryanne L. Fisher
Pages
832 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
178 x 254 mm
Pub date
Sep 2017
Series
Oxford Library of Psychology
While women are generally perceived to be less competitive than men, women compete in many ways and in a variety of situations. Women try to make themselves look more attractive to draw the attention ... Read more

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The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art

ISBN : 9780192845375

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¥2,662
Author: 
Tom McLeish
Pages
432 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Feb 2022
What human qualities are needed to make scientific discoveries, and which to make great art? Many would point to 'imagination' and 'creativity' in the second case but not the first. This book challen ... Read more

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The Quest for Reality: Bohr and Wittgenstein - Two Complementary Views

ISBN : 9780198729105

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¥5,313
Author: 
Stig Stenholm
Pages
240 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
154 x 233 mm
Pub date
Mar 2015
In both science and philosophy, the twentieth century saw a radical breakdown of certainty in the human worldview, as quantum uncertainty and linguistic ambiguity destroyed the comfortable certitudes ... Read more

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The Scientific Method: Reflections from a Practitioner

ISBN : 9780198825623

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¥3,069
Author: 
Massimiliano Di Ventra
Pages
128 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 196 mm
Pub date
Aug 2018
This book discusses and explains in a clear, concise, and colloquial style the foundational concepts that determine how science proceeds in investigating the natural world, and the knowledge it is abl ... Read more

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The Structure of the World: Metaphysics and Representation

ISBN : 9780198776666

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¥7,359
Author: 
Steven French
Pages
416 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Dec 2016
In The Structure of the World, Steven French articulates and defends the bold claim that there are no objects. At the most fundamental level, modern physics presents us with a world of structures and ... Read more

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There Are No Such Things As Theories

ISBN : 9780198848158

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¥11,869
Author: 
Steven French
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
153 x 234 mm
Pub date
Feb 2020
There Are No Such Things as Theories considers the fundamental question: what is a scientific theory? It presents a range of options - from theories are sets of propositions, to theories are families ... Read more

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Time: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780198832669

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¥1,793
Author: 
Jenann Ismael
Pages
144 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
111 x 174 mm
Pub date
Oct 2021
Series
Very Short Introductions
Introduces readers to the current physical understanding of the direction of time, from the Second Law of Thermodynamics to the emergence of complexity and life Discusses the implications of the ... Read more

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