History & Philosophy of Science

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  1. Book ImagePhilosophy of Science: The Central Issues

    J. A. Cover, Martin Curd, Christopher Pincock

    Second Edition

    A flexible and comprehensive introduction to the main currents in philosophy of science.More

  2. Book ImageThe Essential Adam Smith

    Adam Smith, Robert L. Heilbroner, Laurence J. Malone

    Few writings are more often cited as a cornerstone of modern economic thought than those of Adam Smith. Few are less read.More

  3. Book ImageThe Birth of a New Physics

    I. Bernard Cohen

    Revised and Updated

    The earth circles the sun every year and rotates on its axis every twenty-four hours. The earth does not stand still.More

  4. Book ImageGreek Science After Aristotle

    G. E. R. Lloyd

    Although there is no exact equivalent to our term "science" in Greek, Western science may still be said to originate with the Greeks.More

  5. Book ImageEarly Greek Science: Thales to Aristotle

    G. E. R. Lloyd

    Although there is no exact equivalent to our term science in Greek, Western science may still be said to have originated with the Greeks, for they were the first to attempt to explain natural phenomena consistently in naturalistic terms, and they initiated the practices of rational criticism of scientific theories.More