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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 47 related to A Better Pencil: Readers, Writers, and the Digital Revolution.   

Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity

Richard Rorty - Philosophy - 1989 - 201 pages
In this 1989 book Rorty argues that thinkers such as Nietzsche, Freud, and Wittgenstein have enabled societies to see themselves as historical contingencies, rather than as ...
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Philosophy of Mathematics: Selected Readings

Paul Benacerraf, Hilary Putnam - Mathematics - 1983 - 600 pages
The twentieth century has witnessed an unprecedented 'crisis in the foundations of mathematics', featuring a world-famous paradox (Russell's Paradox), a challenge to 'classical ...
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Darwinism in Philosophy, Social Science and Policy

Alexander Rosenberg - Philosophy - 2000 - 257 pages
A collection of essays by Alexander Rosenberg, the distinguished philosopher of science. The essays cover three broad areas related to Darwinian thought and naturalism: the ...
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Creating Modern Probability: Its Mathematics, Physics and Philosophy in ...

Jan von Plato - Mathematics - 1998 - 323 pages
In this book the author charts the history and development of modern probability theory.
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The Cambridge Companion to Newton

I. Bernard Cohen, George E. Smith - History - 2002 - 500 pages
In this volume a team of distinguished contributors examines all the main aspects of Newton's thought.
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Scientific Method in Practice

Hugh G. Gauch - Science - 2003 - 435 pages
This book will enable scientists to be better scientists by offering them a deeper understanding of the scientific method.
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Adaptationism and Optimality

Steven Hecht Orzack, Elliott Sober - Philosophy - 2001 - 404 pages
These essays are intended to provide useful advice to "biologists in the trenches" but also to assess the larger theoretical and conceptual issues that form the basis of the ...
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The Economic World View: Studies in the Ontology of Economics

Uskali Mäki - Business & Economics - 2001 - 400 pages
The beliefs of economists are not solely determined by empirical evidence in direct relation to the theories and models they hold. Economists hold 'ontological presuppositions ...
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The Frankenstein Syndrome: Ethical and Social Issues in the Genetic ...

Bernard E. Rollin - Business & Economics - 1995 - 241 pages
This book is a philosophically sophisticated and scientifically well-informed discussion of the moral and social issues raised by genetically engineering animals, a powerful ...
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Ecology, Community and Lifestyle: Outline of an Ecosophy

Arne Naess, David Rothenberg - Nature - 1990 - 223 pages
Ecology, Community and Lifestyle is a revised and expanded translation of Naess' book Okologi, Samfunn og Livsstil, which sets out the author's thinking on the relevance of ...
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