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Science: general issues

Paperback. This work seeks to show that science is rooted not just in conversation but in disagreement, doubt and uncertainty. Mara Beller argues that it is precisely this culture of dialogue and controversy within the scientific community that fuels creativity. Series: Science & Its Conceptual Foundations S. Num Pages: 382 pages, 12 halftones, 2 line drawings. BIC Classification: PDA; PHQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 160 x 23. Weight in Grams: 544.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226041827
ISBN
9780226041827
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 30.35

Paperback. Translator(s): Cochrane, L.G. Num Pages: 354 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HBG; PDA; RBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 155 x 228 x 22. Weight in Grams: 566.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1987
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Number of pages
354
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226728322
ISBN
9780226728322
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 50.99
€ 39.45

Paperback. An account of the history and survival of non-scientific explanations of the world Num Pages: 408 pages, 51 b&w photos, 1 index. BIC Classification: HRQX; PDX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5969 x 3963 x 22. Weight in Grams: 622.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
408
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253216564
ISBN
9780253216564
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 28.55

Paperback. Only a few books stand as landmarks in social and scientific upheaval. Norbert Wiener's classic is one in that small company. Founder of the science of cybernetics--the study of the relationship betwee Num Pages: 200 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: GPFC; PDR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 143 x 15. Weight in Grams: 294.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Publisher
Hachette Books
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780306803208
ISBN
9780306803208
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.99

Paperback. Subtitled 'The First Scientist', this new one-volume biography places science at the centre of Leonardo da Vinci's life and work Num Pages: 384 pages, Integrated: 30, integrated. BIC Classification: AGB; BG; PDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 52. Weight in Grams: 256.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349112749
ISBN
9780349112749
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.97

Paperback. A brilliantly funny philosophical investigation into the existence of Santa - from a writer of The Big Bang Theory and The Simpsons Num Pages: 288 pages, Line drawings. BIC Classification: PDA; PDZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 127 x 26. Weight in Grams: 230.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Abacus
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349140629
ISBN
9780349140629
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 12.22

Paperback. In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human morality is not imposed from above but instead comes from within. Moral behavior does not begin and end with religion but is in fact a product of evolution. Num Pages: 320 pages, 12 illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ; PDZ; PSAJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 183 x 211 x 20. Weight in Grams: 264.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393347791
ISBN
9780393347791
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 16.90

Paperback. To those interested in a life in science, Sir Peter Medawar, Nobel laureate, deflates the myths of invincibility, superiority, and genius; instead, he demonstrates it is common sense and an inquiring mind that are essential to the scientist's calling. Num Pages: 128 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BG; PD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 136 x 9. Weight in Grams: 160.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1981
Publisher
The Perseus Books Group United States
Edition
Revised ed.
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9780465000920
ISBN
9780465000920
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 21.13

Hardcover. Num Pages: 336 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: PDR; TJFM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 168 x 243 x 35. Weight in Grams: 558.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Basic Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9780465058624
ISBN
9780465058624
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 19.80

Hardcover. Num Pages: 352 pages, B/W illustrations throughout. BIC Classification: 3JJ; KNDV; PDX; TBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 169 x 242 x 35. Weight in Grams: 582.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Basic Books
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780465065943
ISBN
9780465065943
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 29.62

Hardback. From the Arctic Ocean and ice sheets of Greenland, to the glaciers of the Andes and Himalayas, to the great frozen desert of Antarctica, this title takes readers on a scientific journey through the shrinking world of ice and snow to tell the story of the expeditions and discoveries that have transformed our understanding of global climate. Translator(s): Fagan, Teresa Lavender. Num Pages: 328 pages, 1 halftone. 33 line illus. 3 tables. 2 maps. BIC Classification: PDZ; RB; RNPG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 241 x 167 x 28. Weight in Grams: 598.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
328
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691144993
ISBN
9780691144993
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 23.95

Paperback. One of the world's most outstanding astrophysicists provides a state-of-the-art investigation into the possibility of time travel. Num Pages: 224 pages, 15 Diagram(s),15 Line Drawing(s). BIC Classification: PDZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 288.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753813492
ISBN
9780753813492
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.71

Hardback. Num Pages: 368 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, figures. BIC Classification: PDZ; TBN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 164 x 33. Weight in Grams: 604.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
PublicAffairs,U.S. United States
Edition
First Edition (US) First Printing
Number of pages
340
Condition
New
SKU
V9781610391139
ISBN
9781610391139
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 33.40

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Quercus Publishing
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780875897
ISBN
9781780875897
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.48

Paperback. Eureka! Discover the real stories behind the history of science Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: PDX; PDZ; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 189 x 127 x 25. Weight in Grams: 216.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
John Murray Press
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848542013
ISBN
9781848542013
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.48

Paperback. Num Pages: 152 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FKA; HBJF; HBLC1; PDX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 159 x 15. Weight in Grams: 666.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2020
Publisher
Tulika Book India
Number of pages
152
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9789382381815
ISBN
9789382381815
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 16.46

Paperback. A radically new, and easily learned, way to outstrategize your rivals. Num Pages: 304 pages, 30 illustrations. BIC Classification: PBUD; PDZM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 140 x 210 x 16. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
WW Norton & Co
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393349894
ISBN
9780393349894
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 21.83

Paperback. This text sytematically attacks the 20th-century ideal of scientific unity by showing how its underlying assumptions are at odds with the central conclusions of science itself. It proposes in its place a metaphysics much more in keeping with what science reveals to the observer about the world. Num Pages: 320 pages, 1 line illustration. BIC Classification: HPJ; PDA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 155 x 19. Weight in Grams: 456.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Edition
New edition
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674212619
ISBN
9780674212619
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 50.99
€ 42.43

Paperback. Num Pages: 336 pages, , black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: PDX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 499.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
Edition
Reprint
SKU
V9780226422336
ISBN
9780226422336
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 24.92

Paperback. Series: Dover Books on Mathematics. Num Pages: 461 pages, 262 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; PB; PDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 208 x 143 x 22. Weight in Grams: 538.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1981
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Edition
New edition
Number of pages
461
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486240732
ISBN
9780486240732
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 18.72

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