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Biographies Of Scientific Objects

ISBN 10 : 0226136728
ISBN 13 : 9780226136721

Looks at how whole domains of phenomena come into being and sometimes pass away as objects of scientific study. With examples from the natural and social sciences, ranging from the..


About Psychology

ISBN 10 : 0791457044
ISBN 13 : 9780791457047

A critical and historical overview of psychology...


A Girl S Childhood

ISBN 10 : 9780300117592
ISBN 13 : 0300117590

A uniquely detailed study of child development theory and practice in the post?World War II era..


Bio Objects

ISBN 10 : 9781317174226
ISBN 13 : 1317174224

Increasing knowledge of the biological is fundamentally transforming what life itself means and where its boundaries lie. New developments in the biosciences - especially through t..


Nature And Experience In The Culture Of Delusion

ISBN 10 : 9780230391369
ISBN 13 : 0230391362

While the historical development of symbolic power has benefitted humanity enormously, there is an insidious and seldom recognised price that goes beyond environmental degradation ..


The Sciences In Enlightened Europe

ISBN 10 : 0226109402
ISBN 13 : 9780226109404

This text explores the complex relations between "enlightened" values and the making of scientific knowledge. Here monsters and automata, barometers and botanical gardens, polite a..


Worlds Without End

ISBN 10 : 9780231527422
ISBN 13 : 023152742X

“Multiverse” cosmologies imagine our universe as just one of a vast number of others. While this idea has captivated philosophy, religion, and literature for millennia, it is n..