History & Philosophy
epub |eng | 1999-01-01 | Author:Richard P. Feynman [Feynman, Richard P.]

6 THE VALUE OF SCIENCE Of all its many values, the greatest must be the freedom to doubt. In Hawaii, Feynman learns a lesson in humility while touring a Buddhist ...
( Category: History & Philosophy July 17,2018 )
epub |eng | 2010-07-14 | Author:Adam Bly [Bly, Adam]

12 On Artifacts Michael Shanks and Lynn Hershman Leeson The archaeologist and the artist meet up to talk about presence. In 2005, Michael Shanks and three colleagues started The Presence ...
( Category: History & Philosophy July 15,2018 )
epub |eng | 2014-01-30 | Author:Joseph Chilton Pearce

PART TWO INTERLUDE Susanne Langer believed that language arose from singing—from out-bursts of ecstasy. Language, she insisted, was not an economic invention; it did not arise from “adaptation,” it was ...
( Category: New Age & Spirituality July 15,2018 )
epub |eng | 2014-10-13 | Author:Christopher Hamlin [Hamlin, Christopher]

CHAPTER SEVEN * * * Naming the Wild * * * The story of nineteenth-century medicine is usually told as a story of the civilizing of disease. At century’s end ...
( Category: Administration & Medicine Economics July 13,2018 )
epub |eng | 2014-07-12 | Author:Gerald N. Grob

CHAPTER SIX * * * Therapeutic Expansion * * * Although concern with osteoporosis accelerated during and after the 1980s, the therapeutic armamentarium remained relatively limited. ERT was by far ...
( Category: History & Philosophy July 13,2018 )
epub |eng | 2009-07-12 | Author:Marina Belozerskaya

What a surprise and relief it must have been to be greeted with friendliness—for the most part. The great pioneer of the revival of ancient texts, Poggio Bracciolini, did not ...
( Category: History & Philosophy July 13,2018 )
mobi |eng | 2012-02-13 | Author:Ridley, Matt [Ridley, Matt]

THROWING SWITCHES IN THE BRAIN It is easy to infer the existence of critical periods during which the wet cement of character can be set. It is less easy to ...
( Category: Anthropology July 13,2018 )
epub |eng | 2015-05-06 | Author:Peter Moore [Moore, Peter]

CHAPTER 8 Beginnings CATCHING SIGHT OF Robert FitzRoy across a west London street in early 1852 was to catch sight of a man in the prime of life. FitzRoy looked ...
( Category: Environment July 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2000-07-11 | Author:G. Wayne Miller [Miller, G. Wayne]

Lillehei’s colleagues in Atlantic City had reached no consensus on cross-circulation. At least one other surgeon had now tried the technique on a person, without success; some surgeons remained enticed, ...
( Category: Medicine July 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-07-08 | Author:Malley, Marjorie C.;

PART TWO MEASURING AND USING RADIOACTIVITY And now you are in possession of salts of pure radium! … What a pity it is that this work has only theoretical interest, ...
( Category: Physics July 9,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Lee Smolin

The existence of such a cutoff would be puzzling from the point of view of the most widely accepted theory of the very early universe, which is inflation. According to ...
( Category: Physics July 8,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Einstein, Albert; Rosenkranz, Ze'ev;

TEXT 5. To Sanehiko Yamamoto17 Kyoto, 12 December 1922 Esteemed Mr. Yamamoto, Under the impression of the great services you have rendered to me and my wife during our presence ...
( Category: History & Philosophy July 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-04-08 | Author:Paul Levy

THE POLITICS OF PHYSICS How amazing that physics, in discovering the miraculous world of the quantum, simultaneously constructs a don’t-go-there zone regarding what we are and are not allowed to ...
( Category: History & Philosophy July 4,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:David Turner

ECOLOGICAL MODERNIZATION THEORY Ecological modernization (EM) is a process by which societies address environmental change issues. Ecological modernization theory (EMT) is a theory of social change, i.e., an effort to ...
( Category: Earth Sciences July 4,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-11-30 | Author:Palle Yourgrau [PALLE YOURGRAU]

An Offer That Couldn’t Be Refused Before Princeton, Einstein’s and Gödel’s philosophical sentiments had proceeded on parallel but independent lines. At the institute, however, the lines began to converge. In ...
( Category: Physics July 4,2018 )

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