Science at the frontiers : perspectives on the history and philosophy of science

edited by William H. Krieger

Compiled by an archaeologist and philosopher of science, Science at the Frontiers Perspectives on the History and Philosophy of Science supplements current literature in the history and philosophy of science with essays approaching the traditional problems of the field from new perspectives and highlighting disciplines usually overlooked by the canon. William H. Krieger brings together scientists from a number of disciplines to answer these questions and more in a volume appropriate for both students and academics in the field.

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  • Chapter 1 Introduction. Defining Frontiers in the History and Philosophy of Science Part 2 Section One. Actually Learning From History Chapter 3 Chapter One. Rhetoric and Faith in the Hippocratic Philosophy of Medicine Chapter 4 Chapter Two. The wisdom in wood rot: Finding God in early-modern scientific explanation Chapter 5 Chapter Three. In Defense of "Rationalist" Science Chapter 6 Chapter Four. Lost Science, Deepwater Shipwrecks, and the Wheelbarrow of Archimedes Chapter 7 Chapter Five. Removing the 'Grand' from Grand Unified Theories: An Archaeological Case for Epistemological and Methodological Disunity Chapter 8 Chapter Six. The Virus As Metaphor In American Popular Culture, 1967-2010 Chapter 9 Chapter Seven. Gender, Germs, and Dirt Part 10 Section Two. The Other Side(s) of Science Chapter 11 Chapter Eight. The Agnostic Scientist: The Supernatural and the open-ended nature of science Chapter 12 Chapter Nine. Participating in a contentious natural resource debate as a scientist: For better or for worse Chapter 13 Chapter Ten. Conflicting Values in Post-publication Disputes: The Case of Transgenic DNA in Mexican Maize Chapter 14 Chapter Eleven. On Scientific Advocacy: Putting Values and Interests in Their Place Chapter 15 Chapter Twelve. Bias, Impartiality, and Conflicts of Interest in Biomedical Sciences Chapter 16 Chapter Thirteen. Science, Religion, and Duty in Parenting Choices Part 17 Bibliography Part 18 Index Part 19 About the Contributors

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書名 Science at the frontiers : perspectives on the history and philosophy of science
著作者等 Krieger, William
Buxton Bridget
Clough Sharyn
Hatch Steven C.
Keeley Brian L.
Palmer Eric
Plutynski Anya
Roth Adam D.
Souder Lawrence
Yamamoto Yuri
Krieger William H.
出版元 Lexington Books
刊行年月 c2011
ページ数 xiv, 231 p.
大きさ 23 cm
ISBN 9780739150153
NCID BB06936385
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国