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1 (Kapitsa, Peter). Parry, Albert PETER KAPITSA ON LIFE AND SCIENCE: Addresses And Essays Collected, Translated, and Annotated with an Introduction by Albert Parry
New York: Macmillan Company, (1968). First edition in English. Hardcover. Small remainder dot to the lower page edges and minor fading to the covers, otherwise near fine in dust jacket. 
This first publication in English of Peter Kapitsa's non-technical speeches and writings introduces to American readers the great Russian physicist. 271 pages with notes and an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Carnap, Rudolf; Gardner, Martin, editor PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICS: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science
New York: Basic Books Inc., (1966). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine, in an age-toned, soiled dust jacket that shows a chip to the lower spine panel, edgewear, interior nicking and nicking to corners and spine head. 300 pages, bibliography, index. 
Carnap, a former professor of philosophy at UCLA, asks philosophical questions about science in particular physics. Some of the issues covered include laws, measurements, causality, determinism, theoretical laws and concepts, and the structure of space. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Gutting, Gary, editor PARADIGMS AND REVOLUTIONS: Appraisals and Applications of Thomas Kuhn's Philosophy of Science
Notre Dame and London: University of Notre Dame Press, (1980). 0268015430 / 9780268015435 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Light scratches to rear cover, minor shelfwear, else near fine in rust-colored glossy wraps. 339 pages; notes, bibliography. 
Includes sections on philosophy, social sciences, humanities, and history of sciences with contributions by Dudley Shapere, M.D. King, David Hollinger, Rachel Laudan, and others, with an interpretative introduction by Gutting. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Huxley, Leonard PROGRESS AND THE UNFIT
London: Watts & Co., (1926). First edition: Hardcover issue. Hardcover. Mild uniform offsetting to the front and rear endpapers, else a fine bright copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt; in a lightly chipped and slightly soiled dust jacket. 
Small thin octavo. Conway Memorial Lecture delivered at South Place Institute on May 27, 1926. 52 pages with appendices. Issued simultaneously in cloth and wraps. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Kurtz, Paul PHILOSOPHICAL ESSAYS IN PRAGMATIC NATURALISM
New York: Prometheus Books, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The philosophy of pragmatic naturalism seeks to draw on science, not only to understand nature but to provide the foundations for a cosmic outlook and an authentic ethical humanism. 265 pages. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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6 Langley, Pat, Herbert A. Simon, Gary L. Bradshaw, and Jan M. Zytkow SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY: Computational Explorations of the Creative Processes
Cambridge: The M.I.T. Press, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy without dust jacket. 
The goal of this study is to provide a comprehensive theory of the processes that scientists employ in making scientific discoveries. 357 pages with a bibliography and indexes. Black cloth lettered in white on the spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Planck, Max MAX PLANCK: A Bibliography of His Non-Technical Writings
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1977. First edition. Trade Paperback. Former owner's embossed ownership seal to the front endpaper, a few red ink marginal tick-marks, else a near fine copy in orange wraps. 
Trade paperback. Like many German professors of his generation, Planck thought of himself not only as a purveyor and enlarger of his science, but also as a representative of national culture. This bibliography was compiled by Henry Lowood. 69 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Robinson, Joan ECONOMIC PHILOSOPHY
Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company, (1963). Third printing. Hardcover. Minor rubbing to the upper and lower spine edges, else near fine in full black cloth with gilt tiles and devices to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket lightly rubbed at the spine ends and with a half-inch tear to the upper front edge. 
Robinson tries to sort out the economic mixture of ideology and science by looking at the way metaphysical propositions, without any logical content, can be an influence on thought and action. 150 pages; with an index of references. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Turchin, Valentin THE INERTIA OF FEAR AND THE SCIENTIFIC WORLDVIEW
New York: Columbia University Press, 1981. 0231046227 / 9780231046220 First edition in English. Hardcover. Fine in royal-blue linen with white titles to the spine; in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with just a touch of sunning to the spine panel. Translated by Guy Daniels; 300 pages; notes; and index. 
Rejected for his human rights activities, the former leading Soviet physicist uses his experiences as a dissident intellectual to offer this description and analysis of Soviet society and the ramifications of its political and scientific philosophies. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Watkins, John SCIENCE AND SCEPTICISM
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, (1984). First edition. Trade Paperback. Faint shadow at lower rear cover otherwise very good plus in wraps. 
Trade paperback. Although organised so that a nonspecialist can read it, this book contains important technical innovations for comparative measures, testable content and unity of scientific theories. 387 pages including indexes and a bibliography. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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