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Title: The persistence of memory: organism, myth, text online access is available to everyone
Author: Kuberski, Philip
Published: University of California Press,  1992
Subjects: Literature | History  and  Philosophy  of  Science
Publisher's Description: While memory is one of the most fascinating faculties of consciousness, it is also one of the most mysterious. Is it memory - our own marvelous personal computer or data base - that brings us the intense feelings prompted by a certain object or situation?Drawing on an expansive array of sources, fro . . . [more]
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Title: The Quantifying spirit in the 18th century online access is available to everyone
Author: Frängsmyr, Tore 1938-
Published: University of California Press,  1990
Subjects: Science | History  and  Philosophy  of  Science | Intellectual History
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Title: The quiet revolution: Hermann Kolbe and the science of organic chemistry online access is available to everyone
Author: Rocke, Alan J 1948-
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: Science | History  and  Philosophy  of  Science | Physical Sciences | European History
Publisher's Description: Organic chemist Hermann Kolbe (1818-1884) is the subject of this vigorously contextualized biography, which combines the approaches of cognitive and social history of science. Kolbe was one of the most outstanding chemists during the remarkable period in which German science, like the wider manifest . . . [more]
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Title: Race hygiene and national efficiency: the eugenics of Wilhelm Schallmayer online access is available to everyone
Author: Weiss, Sheila Faith
Published: University of California Press,  1987
Subjects: Science | History  and  Philosophy  of  Science
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Title: A science of impurity: water analysis in nineteenth century Britain online access is available to everyone
Author: Hamlin, Christopher 1951-
Published: University of California Press,  1990
Subjects: History | European History | History  and  Philosophy  of  Science
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Title: The spiritual quest: transcendence in myth, religion, and science online access is available to everyone
Author: Torrance, Robert M. (Robert Mitchell) 1939-
Published: University of California Press,  1994
Subjects: Religion | Indigenous Religions | Cultural Anthropology | Folklore and Mythology | Language and Linguistics | Philosophy | History  and  Philosophy  of  Science | Literature
Publisher's Description: Robert Torrance's wide-ranging, innovative study argues that the spiritual quest is rooted in our biological, psychological, linguistic, and social nature. The quest is not, as most have believed, a rare mystical experience, but a frequent expression of our most basic human impulses. Shaman and scie . . . [more]
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Title: The strands of a life online access is available to everyone
Author: Sinsheimer, Robert
Published: University of California Press,  1994
Subjects: Science | Biology | History  and  Philosophy  of  Science | Autobiographies and Biographies
Publisher's Description: From heading a campus of the largest public university in the nation to participating in the birth of molecular biology, Robert L. Sinsheimer's experiences have given him a unique vantage point from which to view the paths that science and education have taken in the twentieth century. This book tel . . . [more]
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Title: The temptations of evolutionary ethics online access is available to everyone
Author: Farber, Paul Lawrence 1944-
Published: University of California Press,  1994
Subjects: Philosophy | History | Ethics | History  and  Philosophy  of  Science
Publisher's Description: Evolutionary theory tells us about our biological past; can it also guide us to a moral future? Paul Farber's compelling book describes a century-old philosophical hope held by many biologists, anthropologists, psychologists, and social thinkers: that universal ethical and social imperatives are bui . . . [more]
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Title: Yorick's world: science and the knowing subject online access is available to everyone
Author: Caws, Peter
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: Philosophy | History  and  Philosophy  of  Science
Publisher's Description: Peter Caws provides a fresh and often iconoclastic treatment of some of the most vexing problems in the philosophy of science: explanation, induction, causality, evolution, discovery, artificial intelligence, and the social implications of technological rationality.Caws's work has been shaped equall . . . [more]
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