Books received to October 2006

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Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Stud. Hist. Phil. Sci. 38 (2007) 283–287 www.elsevier.com/locate/shpsa

Books received to October 2006 Achinstein, P. (Ed.). Science rules: A historical introduction to scientific methods. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore & London, 2004, pp. xii + 427, Price £21.50 paperback, ISBN 0-80187944-2. Achinstein, P. (Ed.). Scientific evidence: Philosophical theories and applications. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore & London, 2005, pp. 286, Price £33.50 hardback, ISBN 0-8018-8118-8. Alter, S. G. William Dwight Whitney and the science of language. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore & London, 2005, pp. xiii + 339, Price £33.50 hardback, ISBN 0-8018-8020-3. Anderson, K. Predicting the weather: Victorians and the science of meteorology. University of Chicago Press, Chicago & London, 2005, pp. x + 331, Price £31.50 $45.00 hardback, ISBN 0-22601968-3. Aneesh, A. Virtual migration: The programming of globalization. Duke University Press, Durham & London, 2006, pp. 208, Price US$74.95 hardback, ISBN 0-8223-3681-2, US$21.95 paperback, ISBN 0-8223-3669-3. Arabatzis, T. Representing electrons: A biographical approach to theoretical entities. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2006, pp. 296, Price US$70.00 hardback, ISBN 0-226-02420-2, US$28.00 paperback, ISBN 0-226-02421-0. Ash, E. A. Power, knowledge, and expertise in Elizabethan England. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore & London, pp. viii + 265, Price £30.00 hardback, ISBN 0-8018-7992-2. Attis, D. & Mollan, C. (Eds.). Science and Irish culture: Why history of science matters in Ireland. Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, 2004, pp. xviii + 174, Price €25.00 hardback, ISBN 0-86027-047-5. Bernoulli, J. Art of conjecturing, together with letter to a friend on sets in tennis (E. D. Sylla, Ed. & Trans.). Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2006, pp. xx + 429, Price US$70.00 hardback, ISBN 0-8018-8235-4. Breidbach, O. & Poggi, S. (Eds.). Jahrbuch f €ur Europ€ aische Wissenschaftskultur (vol. 1). Franz Steiner, Stuttgart, 2005, pp. 256, Price €49.00 paperback, ISSN 1860-78837. Bolzano, B. On the mathematical method and correspondence with Exner (P. Rusnock & R. George trans.). Rodopi, Amsterdam & New York, 2004, pp. 191, Price €45.00 US$57.00 paperback, ISBN 90-420-1781-3. Bonnet, C. & Wagner, P. L’^age d’or de l’empirisme logique. Vienne, Berlin, Prague, 1929–1936. Textes de philosophie des sciences. Gallimard, Paris, 2006, pp. 697, Price €28.50 paperback, ISBN 2-07077186-5. Bowker, G. Memory practices in the sciences. MIT Press, London, 2006, pp. 312, Price £22.95 hardback, ISBN 0-262-02589-2. Bowler, P. J. & Rhys Morus, I. Making modern science: A historical survey. Chicago University Press, Chicago, 2005, pp. viii + 529, Price $25.00 £17.50 paperback, ISBN 0-226-06861-7. Brown, H. R. Physical relativity. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005, pp. xiii + 225, Price £30.00 hardback, ISBN 0-19-927583-1. Cantor, G. Quakers, Jews and science: Religious responses to modernity and the sciences in Britain, 1650–1900. Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York, 2005, pp. 432, Price £50.00 hardback, ISBN 0-19-927668-4. doi:10.1016/j.shpsa.2006.12.001

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Catton, P. & Macdonald, G. (Eds.). Karl Popper: Critical appraisals. Routledge, London & New York, 2004, pp. xii + 235, Price £17.99 paperback, ISBN 0-415-31971-4. Celluci, C. & Gillies, D. (Eds.). Mathematical reasoning and heuristics. King’s College Publications, London, 2005, pp. 240, Price £12.99 paperback, ISBN 1-904987-07-9. Chadarevian, S. de & Hopwood, N. (Eds.). Models: the third dimension of science. Stanford University Press, Stanford, 2004, pp. xviii + 464, Price £17.50 paperback, ISBN 0-8047-3972-2. Chemla, K. & Shuchun, G. (Eds. & Trans.). Les neuf chapitres: Le classique mathematique de la Chine ancienne et ses commentaires. Dunod, Paris, 2004, pp. 1140, Price €80.00 hardback, ISBN 2-10-0077783. Clark, W. Academic charisma and the origins of the research university. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2006, pp. 576, Price US$45.00 £28.50 hardback, ISBN 0-226-10921-6. Clarke, C. (Ed.). Ways of knowing: Science and mysticism today. Imprint Academic, Exeter, 2005, pp. 260, Price £17.95 paperback, ISBN 1-84540-012-7. Coker, C. The future of war: The re-enchantment of war in the twenty-first century. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, pp. xiv + 162, Price £12.99 paperback, ISBN 1-4051-2043-6. Collins, H. Gravity’s shadow: The search for gravitational waves. University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 2004, pp. xxiv + 870, Price US$39.00 paperback, ISBN 0-226-11378-7. Copeland, B. (Ed.). Alan Turning’s automatic computing engine: The master codebreaker’s struggle to build the modern computer. Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York, 2005, pp. 576, Price £61.00 hardback, ISBN 0-19-856593-3. Cordero, N.-L. By being, it is: The thesis of Parmenides. Parmenides Publishing, Las Vegas, 2005, pp. xi + 215, Price US$28.00 £20.00 hardback, ISBN 1-930972-03-2. da Costa, N. & French, S. Science and partial truth: A unitary approach to models and scientific reasoning. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2003, pp. 272, Price £35.00 harback, ISBN 0-19515651-X. Curd, P. The legacy of Parmenides: Eleatic monism and later presocratic thought. Parmenides Publishing, Las Vegas, 2005, pp. xxix + 280, Price US$22.00 £15.50 paperback, ISBN 01-93097-215-6. Dardo, M. Nobel laureates in twentieth century physics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2004, pp. xii + 533, Price £24.99 paperback, ISBN 0-521-83247-0. Descartes, R. Les meteores: Faksimile der Erstaugabe 1637 (C. Zittel, Ed. & Trans.). Vittorio Klostermann, Frankfurt, 2006, pp. 340, Price €32 paperback, ISBN 3-465-03451-1. Dorato, M. The software of the universe: An introduction to the history and philosophy of laws of nature. Ashgate, Aldershot, 2005, pp. 174, Price £40.00 hardback, ISBN 0-7546-3994-0. Dupre´, J. Darwin’s legacy: What evolution means today. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005, pp. ix +138, Price £8.99 paperback, ISBN 0-19-928421-0. Durand-Richard, M.-J. Les mathematiques dans la cite. Presses Universitaires de Vincennes, SaintDenis, 2006, pp. 160, Price €20.00 paperback, ISBN 2-84292-181-X. Ferreiros, J. & Gray, J. The architecture of modern mathematics: Essays in history and philosophy. Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York, 2006, pp. 456, Price £39.95 hardback, ISBN 0-19856793-6. Finocchiaro, Maurice A. Retrying Galileo, 1633–1992. University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, & London, 2005, pp. xii + 485, Price $50.00 £32.50 hardback, ISBN 0-520-24261-0. Fiorani, F. The marvel of maps: Art, cartography and politics in Renaissance Italy. Yale University Press, New Haven & London, 2005, pp. ix + 346, Price £40.00 hardback, ISBN 0-300-10727-7. Fogelin, R. A defence of Hume on miracles. University of Princeton Press, Princeton, 2003, pp. xiv + 101, Price £15.95 hardback, ISBN 0-691-11430-7. Franklin, A. No easy answers: Science and the pursuit of knowledge. Pittsburgh University Press, Pittsburgh, 2005, pp. xii + 272, Price US$29.95 hardback, ISBN 0-8229-5250-X. Frugoni, Chiara. Books, banks, buttons and other inventions from the Middle Ages. (W. McCuaig, Trans.). Columbia University Press, New York, 2005, pp. xiv + 178, Price £12.95 US$19.95 paperback, ISBN 0-231-12813-4.

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Fyfe, A. Science and salvation: Evangelical popular science publishing in Victorian Britain. University of Chicago Press, Chicago & London, 2004, pp. xvi + 325, Price US$25.00 paperback, ISBN 0-22627648-1. Gilles, D. (Ed.). Laws and models in science. King’s College Publications, London, 2004, pp. 280, Price £15.00 paperback, ISBN 0-9543006-61. Golinski, J. Making natural knowledge: Constructivism and the history of science, with a new preface. Chicago University Press, Chicago, 2005, pp. 368, Price US$25.00 paperback, ISBN 0-226-03231-8. Grant, E. Science and religion, 400 B.C. to A.D. 1550. From Aristotle to Copernicus. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2006, pp. xviii + 307, Price £14.50 paperback, ISBN 0-8018-8401-2. Gray, J. J. Janos. Bolyai, non-Euclidean geometry and the nature of space. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA & London, 2004, pp. x + 88 + 57, Price £12.95 paperback, ISBN 0-262-57174-9. Guerraggio, A. & Nastasi, P. Italian mathematics between the two World Wars. Birkha¨user, Berlin, 2005, pp. 299, Price £67.50 hardcover, ISBN 3-7643-6555-2. Gutting, G. (Ed.). Continental philosophy of science. Blackwell, Oxford, 2004, pp. xii + 332, Price £19.99 paperback, ISBN 0-631-23610-4. Harrari, O. Knowledge and demonstration: Aristotle’s Posterior Analytics. Kluwer Academic, Dordrect & Boston, 2004, pp. x + 158, Price €90.00 hardback, ISBN 1-4020-2787-7. Haas, F. de & Mansfeld, J. (Eds.). Aristotle’s On Generation and Corruption I. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2004, pp. x + 347, Price £45.00 hardback, ISBN 0-19-924292-5. Hecht, J. The end of the soul: Scientific modernity, atheism, and anthropology in France. Columbia University Press, New York, 2006, pp. 416, Price US$24 paperback, ISBN 0-231-12847-9. Hubel, D. H. & Wiesel, N. W. Brain and visual perception. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004, pp. viii + 729, Price £29.95 hardback, ISBN 0-19-517618-9. Hung, E. Beyond Kuhn: Scientific explanation, theory structure, incommensurability and physical necessity. Ashgate, Aldershot, 2005, pp. 162, Price £40.00 hardback, ISBN 0-7546-5347-1. Janiak, A. Newton: Philosophical writings. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2004, pp. xxxx + 148, Price £14.99 paperback, ISBN 0-521-83122-9. Kaiser, D. Drawing theories apart: The dispersion of Feynman diagrams in postwar physics. University of Chicago Press, Chicago & London, pp. xix + 469, Price $30.00 £21.00 paperback, ISBN 0-22642267-4. Knight, D. M. & Eddy, M. D. (Eds). Science and beliefs: From natural philosophy to natural science, 1700–1900. Ashgate, Aldershot & Burlington, pp. xiv + 272, Price £47.50 hardcover, ISBN 0-75463996-7. Kokowski, M. Copernicus’s originality: Towards integration of contemporary Copernican studies. Wydawnictwa Ihn Pan, Warsaw, 2004, p. xvi + 314, Price US$60.00 paperback, ISBN 83-86062-27-4. Koertge, N. Scientific values and civic virtues. Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York, 2005, pp. 256, Price £43.00 hardback, ISBN 0-19-517225-6, £14.99 paperback, ISBN 0-19-517224-8. Lammel, H.-U. Klio und Hippocrates: Eine Liaison litteraire des 18. Jahrunderts und die Folgen f€ ur die Wissenschaftskultur bis 1850 in Deutschland. Franz Steiner, Mu¨nchen, 2005, pp. 232, Price €64.00 paperback, ISBN 3-515-08511-4. Latour, B. Politics of nature: How to bring the sciences into democracy. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA & London, 2004, pp. viii + 307, Price £16.95 paperback, ISBN 0-674-01347-6. Livingstone, D. N. & Withers, C. W. J. (Eds.). Geography and revolution. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2006, pp. 440, Price US$45.00 £28.50 hardback, ISBN 0-226-48733-4. Losee, John. Theories on the scrap heap: Scientists and philosophers on the falsification, rejection, and replacement of theories. University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, 2005, pp. viii + 206, Price $24.95 paperback, ISBN 0-8229-5873-2. Maas, Harro. William Stanley Jevons and the making of modern economics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 20005, pp. xxii + 330, Price £45.00 $75.00 hardback, ISBN 0-521-82712-4. Machamer, P. & Wolters, G. (Eds.). Science, values, and objectivity. University of Pittsburg Press, Pittsburg, 2004, pp. viii + 317, Price $44.95 hardback, ISBN 0-8229-4237-2.

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Machan, T. R. Objectivity: Recovering determinate reality in philosophy, science, and everyday life. Ashgate, Aldershot, 2004, pp. viii + 123, Price £35.00 hardback, ISBN 0-7546-4042-6. Marsden, B., & Smith, C. Engineering empires: A cultural history of technology in nineteenth-century Britain. Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills & New York, 2005, pp. xii + 351, Price £55.00 hardback, ISBN 0-333-77278-4. Merton, R. & Barber, E. The travels and adventures of serendipity: A study in sociological semantics and the sociology of science. Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2006, pp. 352, Price £12.50 paperback, ISBN 0-691-12630-5. Miller, D. Out of error: Further essays on critical rationalism. Ashgate, Aldershot, 2006, pp. 314, Price £50.00 hardback, ISBN 0-7546-5068-5. Miller, M. The philosopher in Plato’s Statesman. Parmenides Publishing, Las Vegas, 2004, pp. xxxiii +180, Price US$20.00 £14.50 paperback, ISBN 1-93097-216-4. Mirowski, P. The effortless economy of science? Duke University Press, Durham & London, 2004, pp. 463, Price £18.95 paperback, ISBN 0-8223-3322-8. Moran, B. T. Distilling knowledge: Alchemy, chemistry, and the scientific revolution. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts & London, 2005, pp. 210, Price US$24.95 £16.95 €23.10 hardback, ISBN 0-674-01495-2. Moulinier, L., Sallmann, L., Verna, C., & Weill-Parot, N. (Eds.). La juste mesure: Quantifier, evaluer, mesurer, entre Orient et Occident (VIIIe–XVIIIe siecle). Presses Universitaires de Vincennes, SaintDeni, 2005, pp. 200, Price €22.00 paperback, ISBN 2-84292-159-3. Needham, J., Kerr, R., & Wood, N. Science and civilization in China: Volume 5, chemistry and chemical technology: Part 12, ceramic technology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2004, pp. xlx + 918, Price £130.00 hardback, ISBN 0-52183-833-9. Neumann, P., Mann, A., & Tompson, J. (Eds.). The collected papers of William Burnside (2 vols.). Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004, pp. xvii + xvi + 1584, Price £115.00 hardback, ISBN 0-19850585-X. Newman, W. R. Atoms and alchemy: Chymistry and the experimental origins of the scientific revolution. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2006, pp. 235, Price US$75.00 £47.50 hardback, ISBN 0-226-57696-5, US$30.00 £19.00 paperback, ISBN 0-226-57967-3. Newman, W. R. & Principe, L. M. (Eds.). George Starkey: Alchemical laboratory notebooks and correspondence. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2004, pp. xxxvi + 378, Price US$80.00 hardback, ISBN 0-226-57701-5. Olson, R. G. Science and religion, 1450–1900: From Copernicus to Darwin. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2006, pp. viii + 292, Price £13.50 paperback, ISBN 0-8018-8400-4. Olsson, E. J. Against coherence: Truth, probability and justification. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2005, pp. xiii + 232, Price £35.00 hardback, ISBN 0-19-9279993. Peters, K.-H. Sch€onheit, Exaktheit, Wahrheit: Der Zusammenhang von Mathematik und Physik am Biespiel der Geschichte der Distributionen. GNT Verlag, Berlin & Diepholz, 2005, pp. 272, Price €32.00 paperback, ISBN: 3-928186-74-4. Petsche, H.-J. Graßmann. Birkh€auser, Berlin, 2006, pp. 326, Price £41.50 hardback, ISBN 3-76437257-5. Rank, O. The myth of the birth of the hero: A psychological exploration of myth (G. Richter & E. Lieberman, Trans.). Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2004, pp. 200, Price £35.50 hardback, ISBN 0-8018-7883-7. Rosen, R. Life itself: A comprehensive inquiry into the nature, origin, and fabrication of life. Columbia University Press, New York, 2005, pp. xix + 285, Price $22.50 £15.00 paperback, ISBN 0231-07565-0. Rhys Morus, I. When physics became king. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2005, pp. xii + 303, Price US$25.00 £17.50 paperback, ISBN 0-226-54202-5. Rieber, R. W. & Robinson, D. K. (Eds.). The essential Vygotsky. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York & Dordrecht, 2004, Price £48.00 US$75.00 €69.00 hardback, ISBN 0-306-48552-4.

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Richards, R. J. The Romantic conception of life: Science and philosophy in the age of Goethe. University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 2004, pp. xx + 587, Price US$20.00 paperback, ISBN 0-226-71211-7. Rudwick, M. Bursting the limits of time: The reconstruction of geohistory in the age of revolution. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2005, pp. 840, Price US$45.00 £28.50 hardback, ISBN 0-22673111-1. Rufus of Cornwall, R. In physicam Aristotelis (R. Wood, Ed.). Oxford University Press for the British Academy, Oxford, 2004, pp. 320, Price £35.00 hardback, ISBN 0-19-726274-0. Russ, S. The mathematical works of Bernard Bolzano. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2004, pp. xxx + 698, Price £135.00 hardback, ISBN 0-19-853930-4. Rutherford, J. Moral and political philosophy. Top 20 Publishing, Columbus, 2005, pp. 152, Price US$12.00 paperback, ISBN 0-9763097-0-X. Sachse, C. & Walker, M. (Eds.). Osiris volume 20: Politics and science in wartime: Comparative international perspectives on Kaiser Wilhelm Institutes. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2005, pp. 288, Price US$50.50 hardback, ISBN 0-226-73328-9, US$33.00 paperback, ISBN 0-226-73329-7. Salmon, W. Reality and rationality (M. H. Salmon & P. Dowe, Eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York, 2005, pp. 285, Price £18.50 paperback, ISBN 0-19-518195-6. Schabas, M. Natural origins of economics. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2006, pp. xi + 231, Price US$40.00 £25.50 hardback, ISBN 0-226-73569-9. Schneider, Eric D. & Sagan, Dorion. Into the cool: Energy flow, thermodynamics and life. University of Chicago Press, Chicago & London, 2005, pp. xviii + 362, Price £21.00 US$30.00 hardback, ISBN 0-226-73936-8. Schultze, E. Nulla dies sine linea: Universit€arer Zeichenunterricht – eine problemgeschichtliche Studie. Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart, 2004, pp. 282, Price €40.00 hardback, ISBN 3-515-08416-9. Simpson, T. Figures of thought: A literary appreciation of Maxwell’s Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism. Green Lion Press, Santa Fe, 2005, pp. 190, Price US$17.95 paperback, ISBN 1-88800931-6. Stanford, P. K. Exceeding our grasp: Science, history, and the problem of unconceived alternatives. Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York, 2006, pp. xi + 234, £26.99 hardback, ISBN 0-19517408-9. Stefik, M. & Stefik, B. Breakthrough: Stories and strategies of radical innovation. The MIT Press, Cambridge MA, 2004, pp. xiv + 294, Price £19.95 US$29.95 hardcover, ISBN 0-262-19514-3. Steele, B. D. & Dorland, T. (Eds.). The heirs of Archimedes: Science and the art of war through the age of enlightenment. MIT Press, London & Cambridge MA, 2005, pp. vi + 397, Price £35.95 hardcover, ISBN 0-262-19516-X. Sˇtrba´o`ova´, S., Stamhuis, I., & Mojsejova´, K. Women scholars and institutions. Proceedings of the international conference, Prague, June 8–11, 2003 (2 vols.). Research Centre for the History of Science and Humanities & Charles University, Prague, 2004, Price €96.00 paperback, ISSN 1213-1199. Taper, M. L. & Lele, S. R. (Eds.). The nature of scientific evidence: Statistical, philosophical, and empirical considerations. University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 2004, pp. xviii + 567, Price US$30.00 paperback, ISBN 0-226-78957-8. Taylor, P. J. Unruly complexity: Ecology, interpretation, engagement. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2005, pp. xi + 289, Price US$25.00 £17.50 paperback, ISBN 0-226-79036-3. Tucker, J. Nature exposed: Photography as eyewitness in Victorian science. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2006, pp. ix + 294, Price £36.50 hardback, ISBN 0-8018-7991-4. Williams, K. (Ed.). Two cultures: Essays in honour of David Speiser. Birkha¨user, Berlin, 2006, pp. 201, Price £52.20 hardback, ISBN 3-7643-7186-2. Wise, M. N. (Ed.) Growing explanations: Historical perspectives on recent science. Duke University Press, Durham & London, 2005, pp. vi + 346, Price £18.95 paperback, ISBN 0-8223-3319-8. Zinsser, J. P. (Ed.). Men, women and the birthing of modern science. Northern Illinois University Press, DeKalb, 2005, pp. viii + 215, Price US$38.00 hardback, ISBN 0-87580-340-7.