Reworking The Bench

Author: F.L. Holmes
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0306481529
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This is the first book that addresses the issue of research notes for writing history of science in a comprehensive manner. Its case studies range from the early modern period to present and cover a broad range of different disciplines. The contributions are based on papers presented at the workshop entitled "Reworking the Bench: Laboratory Notebooks in the History of Science", held at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin or written after the workshop.

Nature Engaged

Author: M. Biagioli
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 023033802X
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This volume gathers essays that focus on the worldliness of science, its inseparable engagement in the major institutional bases of social life: law, market, church, school, and nation. With a chronological span reaching from the Renaissance to Big Science, its topics range from sundials to genetic sequences, from calculating instruments to devices that simulate human behavior, from early cartography to techniques for tracing radioactive fallout on a global scale. The book aims to show readers, with episodes drawn from the span of their modern history, the sciences in action throughout human society.

Explanation Prediction And Confirmation

Author: Dennis Dieks
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789400711808
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This volume, the second in the Springer series Philosophy of Science in a European Perspective, contains selected papers from the workshops organised by the ESF Research Networking Programme PSE (The Philosophy of Science in a European Perspective) in 2009. Five general topics are addressed: 1. Formal Methods in the Philosophy of Science; 2. Philosophy of the Natural and Life Sciences; 3. Philosophy of the Cultural and Social Sciences; 4. Philosophy of the Physical Sciences; 5. History of the Philosophy of Science. This volume is accordingly divided in five sections, each section containing papers coming from the meetings focussing on one of these five themes. However, these sections are not completely independent and detached from each other. For example, an important connecting thread running through a substantial number of papers in this volume is the concept of probability: probability plays a central role in present-day discussions in formal epistemology, in the philosophy of the physical sciences, and in general methodological debates---it is central in discussions concerning explanation, prediction and confirmation. The volume thus also attempts to represent the intellectual exchange between the various fields in the philosophy of science that was central in the ESF workshops.

Psychology Of Science

Author: Robert W. Proctor
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199753628
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Symposium held at Purdue Univ. in June 4-5, 2010.

Research Report

Author: Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte
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New Dictionary Of Scientific Biography

Author: Noretta Koertge
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN:
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Also available online as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library under the title Complete dictionary of scientific biography.

Archives Des Sciences

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With v. 12 was issued and bound a special no.: Maxwell-Ampère conference, 8e Colloque Ampère, Londres, 1er-2-3 avril.