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Sambursky describes the development of scientific conceptions and theories in the centuries following Aristotle until the close of antiquity in the sixth century A.D. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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9780691635132 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $92.50
9780691084763 | Reissue edition (Princeton Univ Pr, February 1, 1988), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Sambursky describes the development of scientific conceptions and theories in the centuries following Aristotle until the close of antiquity in the sixth century A.

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9780691606378 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $36.95
9780691024103 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 1, 1987, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Sambursky describes the development of scientific conceptions and theories in the centuries following Aristotle until the close of antiquity in the sixth century A.

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Product Description: New concepts are constantly being introduced into our thinking. Conceptual Systems explores how these new concepts are entered into our systems along with sufficient continuity with older ideas to ensure understanding. The encyclopedic breadth of this text highlights the many different aspects and disciplines that together present an insightful view into the various theories of concepts...read more

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9780415701822 | 1 edition (Routledge, March 31, 2007), cover price $195.00

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9781138971455 | Routledge, January 20, 2016, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: New concepts are constantly being introduced into our thinking.

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9780203967904 | Routledge, December 19, 2006, cover price $175.00

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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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9780521402118, titled "Goethe's History of Science" | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 1, 1991, cover price $69.95 | also contains Goethe''s History of Science

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Product Description: Archives and special collections departments have a long history of preserving and providing long-term access to organizational records, rare books, and other unique primary sources including manuscripts, photographs, recordings, and artifacts in various formats...read more

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9780387575971, titled "Thinking in Complexity: The Complex Dynamics of Matter, Mind, and Mankind" | Springer Verlag, December 1, 1994, cover price $34.50 | also contains Thinking in Complexity: The Complex Dynamics of Matter, Mind, and Mankind | About this edition: The theory of nonlinear, complex systems has become by now a proven problem-solving approach in the natural sciences.

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9780081001431 | Chandos Pub, April 23, 2015, cover price $78.95 | About this edition: Archives and special collections departments have a long history of preserving and providing long-term access to organizational records, rare books, and other unique primary sources including manuscripts, photographs, recordings, and artifacts in various formats.

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Product Description: To understand modern science, it is essential to recognize that many of the most fundamental scientific principles are drawn from the knowledge of ancient civilizations. Taking a global yet comprehensive approach to this complex topic, A History of Science in World Cultures uses a broad range of case studies and examples to demonstrate that the scientific thought and method of the present day is deeply rooted in a pluricultural past...read more

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9780415639835 | Routledge, June 26, 2015, cover price $145.00

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9780415639842 | Routledge, June 30, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: To understand modern science, it is essential to recognize that many of the most fundamental scientific principles are drawn from the knowledge of ancient civilizations.

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9780391037809, titled "Marxism and the Philosophy of Science: A Critical History : The First Hundred Years" | Prometheus Books, August 1, 1993, cover price $19.95 | also contains Marxism and the Philosophy of Science: A Critical History : The First Hundred Years

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Product Description: This new edition also treats smart materials and artificial life. A new chapter on information and computational dynamics takes up many recent discussions in the community.

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9783540722274 | 5 rev enl edition (Springer Verlag, November 3, 2007), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: This new edition also treats smart materials and artificial life.
9783540002390 | 4 revised edition (Springer Verlag, November 1, 2003), cover price $84.95 | About this edition: The theory of nonlinear, complex systems has become by now a proven problem-solving approach in the natural sciences.

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9783642446566 | 5th edition (Springer Verlag, October 30, 2014), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: This new edition also treats smart materials and artificial life.

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Product Description: A unique approach to the philosophy of science that focuses on the liveliest and most important controversies surrounding scienceIs science more rational or objective than any other intellectual endeavor? Are scientific theories accurate depictions of reality or just useful devices for manipulating the environment? These core questions are the focus of this unique approach to the philosophy of science...read more

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9780313321290, titled "The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Women''s Issues Worldwide" | Greenwood Pub Group, November 1, 2003, cover price $92.00 | also contains The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Women''s Issues Worldwide | About this edition: glossy hardcover

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9781616149291 | Prometheus Books, August 5, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A unique approach to the philosophy of science that focuses on the liveliest and most important controversies surrounding scienceIs science more rational or objective than any other intellectual endeavor?

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Product Description: This volume,  The Brazilian Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science,  is the first attempt  to present to a general audience,  works from Brazil on this subject. The included papers are original, covering  a remarkable number of relevant topics of philosophy of science, logic and on the history of science...read more
By Decio Krause (editor) and Antonio Videira (editor)

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9789048194216 | Springer Verlag, February 9, 2011, cover price $209.00 | About this edition: This volume,  The Brazilian Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science,  is the first attempt  to present to a general audience,  works from Brazil on this subject.

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Product Description: It could certainly be argued that the way in which Hegel criticizes Newton in the Dissertation, the Philosophy of Nature and the lectures on the History of Philosophy, has done more than anything else to prejudice his own reputation...read more
By Michael John Petry (editor)

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9780792322023 | Kluwer Academic Pub, December 1, 1993, cover price $659.00 | About this edition: It could certainly be argued that the way in which Hegel criticizes Newton in the Dissertation, the Philosophy of Nature and the lectures on the History of Philosophy, has done more than anything else to prejudice his own reputation.

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9789401047265 | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, October 13, 2012), cover price $659.00 | About this edition: It could certainly be argued that the way in which Hegel criticizes Newton in the Dissertation, the Philosophy of Nature and the lectures on the History of Philosophy, has done more than anything else to prejudice his own reputation.

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Product Description: A myth-shattering view of the Islamic world's myriad scientific innovations and the role they played in sparking the European Renaissance. Many of the innovations that we think of as hallmarks of Western science had their roots in the Arab world of the middle ages, a period when much of Western Christendom lay in intellectual darkness...read more

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9780143120568 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, March 27, 2012), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A myth-shattering view of the Islamic world's myriad scientific innovations and the role they played in sparking the European Renaissance.

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Product Description: From Plato to Einstein, via Copernicus and Darwin, this fascinating text shows how science came to be such a dominating and important aspect of modern culture. Presented as a lively and highly readable narrative, it provides a rich historicalsurvey of the major developments in scientific thought, from the Ancient Greeks to the twentieth century...read more

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9780230019430 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 15, 2011, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: From Plato to Einstein, via Copernicus and Darwin, this fascinating text shows how science came to be such a dominating and important aspect of modern culture.

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Product Description: Forging the Methodology that Enlightened Modern Civilization presents a review of two millennia of human strivings to attain a more realistic understanding of the universe and humans’ place in it. The earliest attempts were mythical accounts invoking miracles and intentional explanations involving spirits, angels, and gods...read more

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9781433114823 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, August 1, 2011, cover price $71.95 | About this edition: Forging the Methodology that Enlightened Modern Civilization presents a review of two millennia of human strivings to attain a more realistic understanding of the universe and humans’ place in it.

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9780230019423 | 1 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, December 15, 2011), cover price $120.00

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Product Description: Being familiar with Goethe's Faust story, students of Western thought will not be surprised to learn that Goethe was also a scientist, philosopher and historian. This book is about the interdisciplinary activities of his mid-life (1790-1810) when he researched optics, colour theory and plant morphology, and at the same time contributed to the growing literature in the history and philosophy of science...read more

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9780521402118, titled "Goethe's History of Science" | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 1, 1991, cover price $69.95 | also contains J.k. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2016: Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line

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9780521121262, titled "Goethe's History of Science" | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 15, 2009), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Being familiar with Goethe's Faust story, students of Western thought will not be surprised to learn that Goethe was also a scientist, philosopher and historian.

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Product Description: This new edition brings up to date this accessible study of the philosophy of science. Since the time of Plato and Aristotle, scientists and philosophers have raised questions about the proper evaluation of scientific interpretations...read more

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9780192892478, titled "A Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Science" | 3rd/rv&enl edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 1993), cover price $19.95 | also contains A Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Science | About this edition: This new edition brings up to date this accessible study of the philosophy of science.

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Product Description: Epistemology, as generally understood by philosophers of science, is rather remote from the history of science and from historical concerns in general. Rheinberger shows that, from the late nineteenth through the late twentieth century, a parallel, alternative discourse sought to come to terms with the rather fundamental experience of the thoroughgoing scientific changes brought on by the revolution in physics...read more
By David Fernbach (trans)

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9780804762885 | Stanford Univ Pr, March 9, 2010, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Epistemology, as generally understood by philosophers of science, is rather remote from the history of science and from historical concerns in general.

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9780804762892 | Stanford Univ Pr, March 9, 2010, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Epistemology, as generally understood by philosophers of science, is rather remote from the history of science and from historical concerns in general.

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By Fritz Allhoff (editor)

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9781405175432 | Blackwell Pub, March 2, 2009, cover price $133.95

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9781405175425 | Blackwell Pub, March 2, 2009, cover price $67.95

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Product Description: Einstein, Descartes, Locke, Bohr, Rorty, Berkeley, Hume, Kant -magical names! When we step on an airplane, turn the key in the ignition, or switch on an air conditioner we - not just academicians - all agree that the ideas of these far-sighted sages of the Enlightenment and Modernism saved us from the Medieval life...read more

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9781893426979 | Solas Pr, April 30, 2008, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Einstein, Descartes, Locke, Bohr, Rorty, Berkeley, Hume, Kant -magical names!

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Product Description: Genetically modified food, art in the form of a phosphorescent rabbit implanted with jellyfish DNA, and robots that simulate human emotion would seem to be evidence for the blurring boundary between the natural and the artificial...read more

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9780262026208 | Mit Pr, October 31, 2007, cover price $9.75 | About this edition: Genetically modified food, art in the form of a phosphorescent rabbit implanted with jellyfish DNA, and robots that simulate human emotion would seem to be evidence for the blurring boundary between the natural and the artificial.

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Product Description: Throughout the history of the Western world, science has possessed an extraordinary amount of authority and prestige. And while its pedestal has been jostled by numerous evolutions and revolutions, science has always managed to maintain its stronghold as the knowing enterprise that explains how the natural world works: we treat such legendary scientists as Galileo, Newton, Darwin, and Einstein with admiration and reverence because they offer profound and sustaining insight into the meaning of the universe...read more

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9780226139487 | Univ of Chicago Pr, August 29, 2006, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Throughout the history of the Western world, science has possessed an extraordinary amount of authority and prestige.

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Product Description: Thomas Holden presents a fascinating study of theories of the structure and internal architecture of matter in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Are the parts of material bodies actual or potential entities? Is matter infinitely divisible? Do all material bodies resolve to actual first parts? All the great philosophers and philosopher-scientists of the period address these issues, including Galileo, Descartes, Newton, Hume, and Kant...read more

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9780199263264 | Clarendon Pr, September 9, 2004, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Thomas Holden presents a fascinating study of theories of the structure and internal architecture of matter in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

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9780199204205 | Clarendon Pr, February 8, 2007, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Thomas Holden presents a fascinating study of theories of the structure and internal architecture of matter in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

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Product Description: As Aristotle stated, scientific explanation is based on deductive argument--yet, Wesley C. Salmon points out, not all deductive arguments are qualified explanations. The validity of the explanation must itself be examined. Four Decades of Scientific Explanation provides a comprehensive account of the developments in scientific explanation that transpired in the last four decades of the twentieth century...read more

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9780822959267 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, June 28, 2006, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: As Aristotle stated, scientific explanation is based on deductive argument--yet, Wesley C.
9780816618255 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, February 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Wesley Salmon provides an introduction to scientific explanation by recounting and analyzing the major developments that have occurred in the field since the publication in 1948 of Carl G.

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