Books tagged: philosophy of science

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'I Am'- In a Post Modern World
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
This book explores the development of consciousness in humanity over the course of premodern, modern and postmodern history
Women Warriors: A History of Courage in the Battle Against Cancer
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » History » History of things
The arsenal of research weaponry, politics on the war against cancer, the creative force of the disease, oral histories of the heroes fighting cancer, the ineradicable history of women for the medical humanities.
Reason in Revolt
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 205,770. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015 by Wellred. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
20 years have passed since the publication of Reason in Revolt. The book has been greeted with enthusiasm not only on the Left, but by scientists and others interested in philosophy and the latest scientific advances. It explains how dialectical materialism, the philosophy of Marx, allows us to study reality, not as a series of unconnected, senseless events or “facts”, but as a dynamic process.
Scientific Method of Elections.
Price: Free! Words: 125,620. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
The sheer difficulty of genuine electoral reform is shown and explained. The defeat of democracy is also a defeat for science. Freedom and knowledge depend on each other. Therein is the remedy. I base voting method on a widely accepted logic of measurement, to be found in the sciences. This is supported by reflections on the philosophy of science.
Peace-making Power-sharing.
Price: Free! Words: 104,970. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
The first Canadian Citizens Assembly found out the best electoral reform, only to have the goal-posts moved against its adoption. Britain had half a dozen undemocratic voting methods, because only that one democratic method could work at all levels of government. The world anarchy of election systems are passed off as fashion statements. But progress in democracy wont go away.
Aerobics for the Mind
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,710. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Remember when you were a child and incessantly asked your parents “Why?” You still had that childhood gift of wondering about everything from the simple “Why can’t I touch the stove eye when it’s red?” to the most profound questions people can ask “Why can’t I see God if He’s real?” "Aerobics for the Mind" is a book for anyone who still has tha
The Fallacy of Scientific Truth: Why Science Succeeds Despite Ultimate Ignorance
Price: Free! Words: 40,410. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Science knowledge is man's greatest feat and most powerful tool. But it isn't truth. This essay tells why not, what it really is and why it works though uncertain. It shows how the dogma of science truth destroys, and how dubious science theories cast doubts on genuine science knowledge. Last, it explains how the nonscientist can judge science claims for both theoretical and practical issues.
Metaphysics & Medicine: Restoring Freedom of Thought to the Art and Science of Healing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,240. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
Western medicine is guided by an outdated paradigm that is badly in need of revision. The failures of modern medicine are not, as we are conditioned to believe, unavoidable missteps along the road to scientific advancement. They are predictable consequences of false beliefs about disease and the healing process. The solution proposed is nothing less than a renaissance in philosophy of medicine.
Fringe: intriguing scientific mysteries that don't make sense
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
Science is the most splendid artefact of the human imagination. Beginning in the 17th century the scientific revolution set in motion profound discoveries such as Newtonian mechanics, electromagnetism, relativity and quantum mechanics. The world has been transformed. Science however has not solved all mysteries – indeed it has made the world more mysterious than it ever was.
The Wisdom of Science
Price: Free! Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
What is science? What is it not? Why does it work? How does science relate to morality and religion? The Wisdom of Science is a collection of aphorisms and quotations that conveys the beauty and mystery of science as experienced by some of its most successful practitioners.