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Department of History and Philosophy of Science

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New Books

The Whipple Library acquires on average over 500 books a year in hard copy and electronic format. This includes a mixture of new titles and older classics that meet the criteria set out in our Collection Development Policy.

A selection of recently catalogued titles is provided here. Click on the images for holdings and availability:

        Arnold, Toxic histories  poison and pollution in modern India          Bree, Exposition of fallacies in the hypothesis of Mr. Darwin           Chemla, Cultures without culturalism

     Constantine, Enlightenment travel and British identities          Deb Roy, Malarial subjects         Hayton, Crown and the cosmos         Janiak, Newton  

         Margolis, The Oxford handbook of philosophy of cognitive science            Medina, Beyond imported magic             Ruphy, Scientific pluralism reconsidered


Whitmer, Halle Orphanage as scientific community   Thomas, Rational action    Wiener, Cybernetics


Abraham, Rebel genius Warren S. McCulloch's H.      Berkowitz, Science museums in transition



A Philosophy for the Science of Well Being   Alexandova (ebook)  A portable cosmos   Jones (ebook)

   Collins   Gravity's Kiss    Grigson   Menagerie    Laqueur   The Work of the Dead

Franklin   What Makes a Good Experiment   Schonebaum   Novel Medicine   Siskin   System   Soler   Science as it Could Have Been

 Zeheter   Epidemics Empire Environments   Raphael   Reading Galileo   Shickore   About Method