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The Material Theory of Induction

Par (auteur) John D. Norton
Catégories: Histoire des sciences
Séries: BSPS Open

The burden of a theory of inductive inference is to determine which inductive inferences are good and why they are so. This book argues against the assumption that inductive inference can be accommodated ...

Technologies of the New Real

With astonishing speed and little public debate, we now live in a reality where interactions with drones, robotic bodies, and surveillance are common. Synthetic biology is merging with artificial intelligence ...

Kwäday Dän Ts'ìnchi

Kwäday Dän Ts’ìnchi: Teachings from Long Ago Person Found is a comprehensive and collaborative account that interweaves scientific analysis and cultural knowledge to describe a life that ended almost ...

Bold Scientists

Par (auteur) Michael Riordon
Catégories: Philosophie des sciences

As governments and corporations scramble to pull the plug on research that proves that they are poisoning our planet and rush to muzzle the scientists who dare to share their disturbing data, it seems ...

Pain and Prejudice

Par (auteur) Karen Messing
Catégories: Philosophie des sciences

In 1978, when workers at a nearby phosphate refinery learned that the ore they processed was contaminated with radioactive dust, Karen Messing, then a new professor of molecular genetics, was called in ...

Husserl and the Sciences

Édité par Richard A. Feist
Catégories: Philosophie des sciences
Séries: Philosophica

Edmund Husserl (1859-1938) is one of the previous century’s most important thinkers. Often regarded as the "Father of phenomenology," this collection of essays reveals that he is indeed much more than ...

Hunting the 1918 Flu

Par (auteur) Kirsty E. Duncan
Catégories: Histoire des sciences

In 1918, medical science was at a loss to explain the Spanish flu epidemic, which swept the world in three great waves and killed an estimated 20 to 40 million people in just one year, more than the number ...

Before and After the I-Bomb

There was a time, not too long ago, when people wrote letters (and mailed them), picked up the phone and spoke to people (not voice mail systems) and considered whether to invest in expensive new "fax" ...