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Product Description: Bruno Latour is among the most important figures in contemporary philosophy and social science. His ethnographic studies have revolutionized our understanding of areas as diverse as science, law, politics and religion. To facilitate a more realistic understanding of the world, Latour has introduced a radically fresh philosophical terminology and a new approach to social science, ‘Actor-Network Theory’...read more

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9780745650623 | Polity Pr, October 31, 2016, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Bruno Latour is among the most important figures in contemporary philosophy and social science.

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9780745650630 | Reprint edition (Polity Pr, October 31, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Bruno Latour is among the most important figures in contemporary philosophy and social science.

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Product Description: This book is about the concept of progress, its separate varieties, its current rejection, and how it may be reconsidered from a philosophical and scientific basis. John C. Caiazza's main emphasis is on how science is understood as it has a direct impact on social values as expressed by prominent philosophers...read more

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9781412862530 | Transaction Pub, January 6, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This book is about the concept of progress, its separate varieties, its current rejection, and how it may be reconsidered from a philosophical and scientific basis.

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Product Description: Societies have always been formed in a relationship with the rest of the universe. With rapid developments in satellite communications and imaging, space exploration and tourism, military space technology, and cosmology itself, relationships with outer space are changing...read more
By James S. Ormrod (editor)

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9781137363510 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 6, 2016, cover price $216.00 | About this edition: Societies have always been formed in a relationship with the rest of the universe.

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Product Description: The Great Knowledge Transcendence turns upside down the conventional view of the natural rise of the West and blockage of the Rest. Professor Jin uses new developments in cognitive sciences and counterfactual examples of China, India, and the Islamic world to make the case that all premodern knowers and their communities faced inherent limits...read more

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9781137527936 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 3, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: The Great Knowledge Transcendence turns upside down the conventional view of the natural rise of the West and blockage of the Rest.

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Product Description: Cultures of the West: A History, Second Edition, focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world--for good and for ill. The development of such key ideas as religion, science, and philosophy form the central narrative of this book...read more

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9780190240479, titled "Cultures of the West: A History: Since 1350" | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2015), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Cultures of the West: A History, Second Edition, focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world--for good and for ill.
9780195388916 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 27, 2012, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The Cultures of the West: A History focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world-for good and for ill.

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Product Description: Cultures of the West: A History, Second Edition, focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world--for good and for ill. The development of such key ideas as religion, science, and philosophy form the central narrative of this book...read more

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9780190240462, titled "Cultures of the West: A History: To 1750" | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2015), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Cultures of the West: A History, Second Edition, focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world--for good and for ill.
9780195388909 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 27, 2012, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The Cultures of the West: A History focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world-for good and for ill.

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Product Description: The year is 2393, and the world is almost unrecognizable. Clear warnings of climate catastrophe went ignored for decades, leading to soaring temperatures, rising sea levels, widespread drought and―finally―the disaster now known as the Great Collapse of 2093, when the disintegration of the West Antarctica Ice Sheet led to mass migration and a complete reshuffling of the global order...read more

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9780231169547 | Columbia Univ Pr, July 1, 2014, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The year is 2393, and the world is almost unrecognizable.

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Product Description: Over the last decade or so, the field of science and technology studies (STS) has become an intellectually dynamic interdisciplinary arena. Concepts, methods, and theoretical perspectives are being drawn both from long-established and relatively young disciplines...read more
By Kelly Moore (editor)

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9780415531528, titled "Routledge Handbook of Science, Technology, and Society" | Routledge, May 27, 2014, cover price $215.00 | About this edition: Over the last decade or so, the field of science and technology studies (STS) has become an intellectually dynamic interdisciplinary arena.

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Product Description: Baby boomers enjoyed the most benign period in human history: fifty years of relative peace, cheap energy, plentiful grain supply, and a warming climate due to the highest solar activity for 8,000 years. The party is over—prepare for the twilight of abundance...read more

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9781621571582, titled "Twilight of Abundance: Why the 21st Century Will Be Nasty, Brutish, and Short" | Regnery Pub, March 24, 2014, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Baby boomers enjoyed the most benign period in human history: fifty years of relative peace, cheap energy, plentiful grain supply, and a warming climate due to the highest solar activity for 8,000 years.

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Product Description: Designed to accompany The Cultures of the West by Clifford R. Backman (OUP, 2012), Mapping The Cultures of the West takes advantage of the strengths of maps to reveal deep patterns in Western civilization.Features:* 99 maps * Diverse set of maps examines both global and regional patterns of history* Each map section is accompanied by a headnote that provides historical context* Outline maps encourage students to see the connections between history and geographyMapping The Cultures of the West is FREE when bundled with The Cultures of the West...read more

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9780199973484 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 6, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Designed to accompany The Cultures of the West by Clifford R.

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From the suspension bridge to the decimal system, China's contributions in engineering, medicine, maths, science, warfare, transportation and music helped inspire the West's agricultural and industrial revolutions. This title offers a look at the unparalleled achievements of ancient China later adopted by the West.

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9780233002026, titled "The Genius of China: 3000 Years of Science, Discovery & Invention" | New edition (Andre Deutsch Ltd, February 5, 2013), cover price $39.95 | also contains The Genius of China: 3,000 Years of Science, Discovery, & Invention | About this edition: From the suspension bridge to the decimal system, China's contributions in engineering, medicine, maths, science, warfare, transportation and music helped inspire the West's agricultural and industrial revolutions.

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9781853752926 | Prion Books, September 1, 1998, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: It is one of the ironies of history that the Chinese, who had all the ingredients for modern science long before the Renaissance, failed to build on their immense knowledge.
9780671674076, titled "The Genius of China: 3000 Years of Science, Discovery and Invention" | Reprint edition (Touchstone Books, January 1, 1989), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: An introduction to the unparalleled achievements of ancient China and the inventions, discoveries, and scientific advances that helped inspire the European agricultural and industrial revolutions

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From the suspension bridge to the decimal system, China's contributions in engineering, medicine, maths, science, warfare, transportation and music helped inspire the West's agricultural and industrial revolutions. This title offers a look at the unparalleled achievements of ancient China later adopted by the West.

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9780233002026, titled "The Genius of China: 3000 Years of Science, Discovery & Invention" | New edition (Andre Deutsch Ltd, February 5, 2013), cover price $39.95 | also contains The Genius of China: 3,000 Years of Science, Discovery, and Invention | About this edition: From the suspension bridge to the decimal system, China's contributions in engineering, medicine, maths, science, warfare, transportation and music helped inspire the West's agricultural and industrial revolutions.

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9781594772177 | Inner Traditions, November 1, 2007, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Science is fantastic. It tells us about the infinite reaches of space, the tiniest living organism, the human body, the history of Earth. People have always been doing science because they have always wanted to make sense of the world and harness its power...read more
By Jonathan Cowley (narrator)

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9781452661438 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, January 21, 2013), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Science is fantastic.
9781452611433 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, January 21, 2013), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Science is fantastic.

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Product Description: Cultures of the West: A History, Second Edition, focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world--for good and for ill. The development of such key ideas as religion, science, and philosophy form the central narrative of this book...read more

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9780190240455, titled "Cultures of the West: A History" | 2 combined edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2015), cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Cultures of the West: A History, Second Edition, focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world--for good and for ill.
9780195388893 | Combined edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 27, 2012), cover price $65.95 | About this edition: The Cultures of the West: A History focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world-for good and for ill.

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Product Description: Science is fantastic. It tells us about the infinite reaches of space, the tiniest living organism, the human body, the history of Earth. People have always been doing science because they have always wanted to make sense of the world and harness its power...read more

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9780300136593 | Yale Univ Pr, November 6, 2012, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Science is fantastic.

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Product Description: Cutting-edge thinkers on the origins of civilization, the Giza pyramids, pre-Columbian and early America, and the power of human consciousness • With contributions by David Frawley, Geoff Stray, Joscelyn Godwin, Daniel Pinchbeck, Antoine Gigal, and others • Topics range from the origins of the Inca to the architecture of the Giza plateau to unified theories of physics and consciousness • Companion volume to Lost Knowledge of the Ancients As we pull back the curtain from the European version of history, we discover the vast depth of knowledge of our ancient ancestors--knowledge that not only dispels our image of them as primitive peoples but also corresponds with the forefront of modern science, philosophy, and spirituality...read more
By Glenn Kreisberg (editor)

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9781591431558 | Bear & Co, October 9, 2012, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Cutting-edge thinkers on the origins of civilization, the Giza pyramids, pre-Columbian and early America, and the power of human consciousness • With contributions by David Frawley, Geoff Stray, Joscelyn Godwin, Daniel Pinchbeck, Antoine Gigal, and others • Topics range from the origins of the Inca to the architecture of the Giza plateau to unified theories of physics and consciousness • Companion volume to Lost Knowledge of the Ancients As we pull back the curtain from the European version of history, we discover the vast depth of knowledge of our ancient ancestors--knowledge that not only dispels our image of them as primitive peoples but also corresponds with the forefront of modern science, philosophy, and spirituality.

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Product Description: This volume brings together essays from leading thinkers to examine what role Asian traditions of knowledge played in the rise of modern science in Europe, the implications this has for the epistemology of science, and whether pre-modern Asian traditions can provide resources for advancing scientific knowledge in future...read more
By Arun Bala (editor)

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9781137031723 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 7, 2012, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This volume brings together essays from leading thinkers to examine what role Asian traditions of knowledge played in the rise of modern science in Europe, the implications this has for the epistemology of science, and whether pre-modern Asian traditions can provide resources for advancing scientific knowledge in future.

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Product Description: One of our greatest scientific minds reflect on the role of science in the twenty-first century. Science is often portrayed as an obscure, difficult discipline, governed by elite researchers and inaccessible to the general public...read more

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9780393063073 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, June 18, 2012), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: One of our greatest scientific minds reflect on the role of science in the twenty-first century.

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Product Description: For twenty years, the renowned philosopher of science Sandra Harding has argued that science and technology studies, postcolonial studies, and feminist critique must inform one another. In The Postcolonial Science and Technology Studies Reader, Harding puts those fields in critical conversation, assembling the anthology that she has long wanted for classroom use...read more
By Sandra Harding (editor)

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9780822349365 | Duke Univ Pr, September 12, 2011, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: For twenty years, the renowned philosopher of science Sandra Harding has argued that science and technology studies, postcolonial studies, and feminist critique must inform one another.

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9780822349570 | Duke Univ Pr, September 12, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: For twenty years, the renowned philosopher of science Sandra Harding has argued that science and technology studies, postcolonial studies, and feminist critique must inform one another.

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Product Description: This volume gathers essays that focus on the worldliness of science, its inseparable engagement in the major institutional bases of social life: law, market, church, school, and nation. With a chronological span reaching from the Renaissance to Big Science, its topics range from sundials to genetic sequences, from calculating instruments to devices that simulate human behavior, from early cartography to techniques for tracing radioactive fallout on a global scale...read more
By Mario Biagioli (editor) and Jessica Riskin (editor)

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9780230102767 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 11, 2012, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This volume gathers essays that focus on the worldliness of science, its inseparable engagement in the major institutional bases of social life: law, market, church, school, and nation.

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Product Description: The book examines the evolution of the predicament symbolised by the setting of the Doomsday Clock at a few minutes to midnight in the context of the Anthropocene Era from 1763, making special reference to the study of history throughout the period...read more

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9780857287793 | Anthem Pr, May 1, 2011, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: The book examines the evolution of the predicament symbolised by the setting of the Doomsday Clock at a few minutes to midnight in the context of the Anthropocene Era from 1763, making special reference to the study of history throughout the period.

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9780857287809 | Anthem Pr, May 1, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The book examines the evolution of the predicament symbolised by the setting of the Doomsday Clock at a few minutes to midnight in the context of the Anthropocene Era from 1763, making special reference to the study of history throughout the period.

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Product Description: In the grand tradition of the scholar-adventurer, acclaimed author Richard Cohen takes us around the world to illuminate our relationship with the star that gives us life. Drawing on more than seven years of research, he reports from locations in eighteen different countries...read more

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9780743259286 | Gardners Books, November 1, 2010, cover price $46.30 | About this edition: The Sun is so powerful, so much bigger than us, that it is a terrifying subject.

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9780812980929 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, September 13, 2011), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In the grand tradition of the scholar-adventurer, acclaimed author Richard Cohen takes us around the world to illuminate our relationship with the star that gives us life.

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9781588369345 | Random House Inc, November 9, 2010, cover price $35.00

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Product Description: In Science, Patricia Fara rewrites science's past to provide new ways of understanding and questioning our modern technological society. Sweeping through the centuries from ancient Babylon right up to the latest hi-tech experiments in genetics and particle physics, Fara's book also ranges internationally, challenging notions of European superiority by emphasizing the importance of scientific projects based around the world, including revealing discussions of China and the Islamic Empire alongside the more familiar stories about Copernicus's sun-centered astronomy, Newton's gravity, and Darwin's theory of evolution...read more

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9780199226894 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 15, 2009, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: In Science, Patricia Fara rewrites science's past to provide new ways of understanding and questioning our modern technological society.

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9780199580279 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 5, 2010, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In Science, Patricia Fara rewrites science's past to provide new ways of understanding and questioning our modern technological society.

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Product Description: Centre For Studies In Civilisations Science, Literature And Aesthetics: History Of Science, Philosophy And Culture In Indian Civilization Vol. Xv Part 3 (History Of Science, Philosophy & Culture In Indian Civilization)
By Amiya Dev (editor)

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9788187586395 | Coronet Books Inc, December 15, 2009, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: Centre For Studies In Civilisations Science, Literature And Aesthetics: History Of Science, Philosophy And Culture In Indian Civilization Vol.

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