Sciences (généralités)

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Making Surveillance States

Making Surveillance States opens up new and exciting perspectives on how systems of state surveillance developed over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The book challenges us to rethink the presumed ...

Articulating Dinosaurs

Par (auteur) Brian Noble
Catégories: Histoire des sciences

In this remarkable interdisciplinary study, anthropologist Brian Noble traces how specimens and humans create dinosaurs together. He examines the resurrection of two of the most iconic and gendered dinosaurs: ...

Separate Beds

Par (auteur) Maureen K. Lux
Catégories: Histoire des sciences

“Canada has a painful history of racially segregated hospitals that were intended to isolate and institutionalize Aboriginal people seen as a menace and danger to the nation. Separate Beds is a sophisticated, ...

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 ...

The Bold and the Brave

Par (auteur) Monique Frize
Catégories: Histoire des sciences

The Bold and the Brave investigates how women have striven throughout history to gain access to education and careers in science and engineering. Author Monique Frize introduces the reader to key concepts ...

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 ...