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Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Naomi Baron - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2008 - 304 pages
In Always On, Naomi S. Baron reveals that online and mobile technologies--including instant messaging, cell phones, multitasking, Facebook, blogs, and wikis--are profoundly ...
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Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder

Richard Dawkins - Science - 2000 - 352 pages
Did Newton "unweave the rainbow" by reducing it to its prismatic colors, as Keats contended? Did he, in other words, diminish beauty? Far from it, says acclaimed scientist ...
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The Many Faces of Science: An Introduction to Scientists, Values, and Society

Henry Byerly, Leslie Stevenson - Science - 2000 - 304 pages
The development of modern science, and its increasing impact on our lives and cultures, is one of the great stories of our time. So, understanding--and coming to terms with ...
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Against the Idols of the Age

David C. Stove - Philosophy - 347 pages
"Stove was undoubtedly the most stylish and witty writer of all philosphers of the last one hundred years, if not of all time. When it comes to attacking the absurdities of ...
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Knowledge and Ignorance: Essays on Lights and Shadows

Folke Dovring - Science - 1998 - 167 pages
Dovring explores some of the limits of science, the scientific method, and our approaches to conceptualizing problems.
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Apocalypse and Paradigm: Science and Everyday Thinking

Errol E. Harris - Philosophy - 2000 - 154 pages
Harris seeks to diagnose the ailment that infects contemporary thinking and prevents adequate measures from being taken to counter the dangerous effect of the mechanistic and ...
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Philosophy of Science: The Historical Background

Joseph J. Kockelmans - Philosophy - 496 pages
This anthology of selections from the works of noted philosophers affords the student an immediate contact with the unique historical background of the philosophy of science ...
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Scientific Knowledge and Its Social Problems

Education - 1973 - 449 pages
Science is continually confronted by new and difficult social and ethical problems. Some of these problems have arisen from the transformation of the academic science of the ...
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The Devil in the Details : Asymptotic Reasoning in Explanation, Reduction ...

Robert W. Batterman Professor of Philosophy University of Western Ontario - Science - 2001 - 160 pages
Robert Batterman examines a form of scientific reasoning called asymptotic reasoning, arguing that it has important consequences for our understanding of the scientific process ...
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Science, Explanation, and Rationality : Aspects of the Philosophy of Carl G ...

Duluth James H. Fetzer Distinguished McKnight University Professor University of Minnesota - Science - 2000 - 384 pages
Carl G. Hempel exerted greater influence upon philosophers of science than any other figure during the 20th century. In this far-reaching collection, distinguished philosophers ...
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