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Cognition Switch #6

Carl Zimmer

Cognition Switch: An Artefact for the Transmission of New IdeasIssue #6: June 2019Featuring Ideas by:Alex O’Brien, Hayley Birch, Catherine de Lange, Carl Zimmer, Moheb Costandi, Virginia Gewin, Emma Young, Samira Shackle, and Kendall Powell...

Size: 157 pages

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Free from 12 November 2019

Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Understanding Perspectivism (Open Access): Scientific Challenges and Methodological Prospects (Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science)

Michela Massimi

This edited collection is the first of its kind to explore the view called perspectivism in philosophy of science. The book brings together an array of essays that reflect on the methodological promises and scientific challenges of perspectivism in a variety of fields such as physics, biol...

Size: 206 pages

Free from 12 November 2019

Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Louis Agassiz as a Teacher: Illustrative Extracts on His Method of Instruction

Lane Cooper

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Size: 52 pages

Free from 12 November 2019

Biography & True Accounts, Professionals & Academics, Education & Reference, Education, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Security, Loyalty, and Science (Cornell Studies in Civil Liberties)

Walter Gellhorn

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Size: 311 pages

Free from 12 November 2019

Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Freedom & Security, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Capital Punishment and the Criminal Corpse in Scotland, 1740–1834 (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife)

Rachel E. Bennett

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Size: 237 pages

Rating: 3.00 / 5
3 reviews

Free from 12 November 2019

History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Remembering and Disremembering the Dead: Posthumous Punishment, Harm and Redemption over Time (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife)

Floris Tomasini

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 licence. This book is a multidisciplinary work that investigates the notion of posthumous harm over time. The question what is and when is death, affects how we understand the possibility of posthumous harm and redemption. Whilst it is impossible...

Size: 103 pages

Free from 12 November 2019

History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Parenting & Families, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy, Health & Fitness, Death & Grief

Model-Based Demography: Essays on Integrating Data, Technique and Theory (Demographic Research Monographs)

Thomas K. Burch

Late in a career of more than sixty years, Thomas Burch, an internationally known social demographer, undertook a wide-ranging methodological critique of demography. This open access volume contains a selection of resulting papers, some previously unpublished, some published but not readil...

Size: 200 pages

Free from 12 November 2019

Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Belly-Rippers, Surgical Innovation and the Ovariotomy Controversy (Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Modern History)

Sally Frampton

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Size: Unknown

Free from 12 November 2019

History, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Albert Einstein: Extraordinary Life Lessons That Will Change Your Life Forever (Inspirational Books)

Jamie Cooper

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Unfortunately, you’ve fallen victim to the biggest lie out there: that creating a life of dreams is hard and nearly impossible. It’s nearly impossible because without the right connections, a good early education, and financial wealth to b...

Size: 30 pages

Rating: 3.20 / 5
5 reviews

Free from 09 November 2019

Biography & True Accounts, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Making Medicines in Africa: The Political Economy of Industrializing for Local Health (International Political Economy Series)

Maureen Mackintosh

This book is open access under a CC-BY license. The importance of the pharmaceutical industry in Sub-Saharan Africa, its claim to policy priority, is rooted in the vast unmet health needs of the sub-continent. Making Medicines in Africa is a collective endeavour, by a group of contributors...

Size: 360 pages

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Free from 08 November 2019

Business & Finance, Economics, Industries & Professions, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, International, Education & Reference, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy, Physics

The Challenge of Chance: A Multidisciplinary Approach from Science and the Humanities (The Frontiers Collection)

Klaas Landsman

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Size: 276 pages

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Free from 08 November 2019

Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology, Science & Maths, Behavioural Sciences, History & Philosophy, Mathematics, Physics

The Revolution That Hasn’t Happened Weinberg & Kuhn’s scheme

Omega Philosophy and Science Series

In his book “The Revolution that didn’t happen” Steven Weinberg argues that Kuhn’s scheme cannot properly describe modern developments in physics and that there has not been a scientific revolution in this field in the 20th or 21st century. I agree with both of Weinberg’s claims,...

Size: 42 pages

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Free from 06 November 2019

Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

The Golden and Ghoulish Age of the Gibbet in Britain (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife)

Sarah Tarlow

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 licence. This book is the first academic study of the post-mortem practice of gibbeting (‘hanging in chains’), since the nineteenth century. Gibbeting involved placing the executed body of a malefactor in an iron cage and suspending it from a...

Size: 155 pages

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Free from 06 November 2019

History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Animals and the Shaping of Modern Medicine: One Health and its Histories (Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Modern History)

Abigail Woods

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Size: 280 pages

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Free from 05 November 2019

History, World, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy, Nature & Ecology

The Taming of Evolution: The Persistence of Nonevolutionary Views in the Study of Humans

Davydd Greenwood

The theory of evolution has clearly altered our views of the biological world, but in the study of human beings, evolutionary and preevolutionary views continue to coexist in a state of perpetual tension. The Taming of Evolution addresses the questions of how and why this is so. Davydd Gre...

Size: 226 pages

Free from 05 November 2019

Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

The Origin of Species

Charles Darwin

This is the sixth and definitive edition of Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species, originally published in 1859 as The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection; Or The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggles for Life. In his famous work, Darwin presents the theory that ...

Size: Unknown

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Free from 05 November 2019

Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Genetics, History & Philosophy

How Old is Time?: Short Stories from Science, History and Philosophy

Saso Dolenc

"I travel a lot around the world, I regularly follow the world's most notable news sources, and I often socialize with prominent intellectuals in various parts of the world, but the best short stories about science I encounter are those I find at home in my native Slovenia. The essays on s...

Size: 232 pages

Free from 05 November 2019

Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Essays & Commentary, History & Philosophy

Physical (A)Causality: Determinism, Randomness and Uncaused Events (Fundamental Theories of Physics Book 192)

Karl Svozil

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book addresses the physical phenomenon of events that seem to occur spontaneously and without any known cause. These are to be contrasted with events that happen in a (pre-)determined, predictable, lawful, and causal way. All our kno...

Size: 219 pages

Rating: 1.90 / 5
2 reviews

Free from 03 November 2019

Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy, Mathematics, Physics

Melting Hadrons, Boiling Quarks - From Hagedorn Temperature to Ultra-Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions at CERN: With a Tribute to Rolf Hagedorn

Johann Rafelski

This book shows how the study of multi-hadron production phenomena in the years after the founding of CERN culminated in Hagedorn's pioneering idea of limiting temperature, leading on to the discovery of the quark-gluon plasma -- announced, in February 2000 at CERN.Following the foreword b...

Size: 441 pages

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Free from 02 November 2019

Nonfiction, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy, Physics

A History of Male Psychological Disorders in Britain, 1945-1980 (Mental Health in Historical Perspective)

Alison Haggett

This book is open access under a CC BY license.Statistically, women appear to suffer more frequently from depressive and anxiety disorders, featuring more regularly in primary care figures for consultations, diagnoses and prescriptions for psychotropic medication. This has been consistentl...

Size: 230 pages

Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

Free from 02 November 2019

History, Europe, UK, World, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Dissecting the Criminal Corpse: Staging Post-Execution Punishment in Early Modern England (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife)

Elizabeth T. Hurren

Those convicted of homicide were hanged on the public gallows before being dissected under the Murder Act in Georgian England. Yet, from 1752, whether criminals actually died on the hanging tree or in the dissection room remained a medical mystery in early modern society. Dissecting the Cr...

Size: 326 pages

Rating: 1.00 / 5
1 review

Free from 02 November 2019

History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Mortality and its Timings: When is Death? (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife)

Shane McCorristine

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This volume provides a series of illuminating perspectives on the timings of death, through in-depth studies of Shakespearean tragedy, criminal execution, embalming practices, fears of premature burial, rumours of Adolf Hitler’s survival...

Size: 167 pages

Free from 01 November 2019

History, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Law, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy, Physics

Environments of Intelligence: From natural information to artificial interaction (History and Philosophy of Technoscience)

Hajo Greif

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Size: 230 pages

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Free from 31 October 2019

History, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology, Science & Maths, Behavioural Sciences, History & Philosophy

A History of Self-Harm in Britain: A Genealogy of Cutting and Overdosing (Mental Health in Historical Perspective)

Chris Millard

This book is open access under a CC BY license and is the first account of self-harming behaviour in its proper historical and political context. The rise of self-cutting and overdosing in the 20th century is linked to the sweeping changes in mental and physical health, and wider political...

Size: 280 pages

Rating: 3.80 / 5
4 reviews

Free from 31 October 2019

History, Europe, UK, World, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Building Green: Environmental Architects and the Struggle for Sustainability in Mumbai

Anne Rademacher

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.Building Green explores the experience of environmental architects in Mumbai, one of the world’s most populous and ...

Size: 224 pages

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Free from 31 October 2019

Arts & Photography, Architecture, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Introduction to history of geography: Easy course for history of geography (Introduction to Geographic Science)

James T Shadon

This ebook is for everyone who wants to expand their knowledge about geography, and the people of the world.Each ebook of this series is a unique work, a fusion of high artistic skill and thorough scientific research in the field of such sciences as history, geography and ethnography....

Size: 39 pages

Free from 31 October 2019

Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, History & Philosophy

Harnessing the Power of the Criminal Corpse (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife)

Sarah Tarlow

This open access book is the culmination of many years of research on what happened to the bodies of executed criminals in the past. Focusing on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, it looks at the consequences of the 1752 Murder Act. These criminal bodies had a crucial role in the hi...

Size: 273 pages

Free from 29 October 2019

History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Animal Attractions: Nature on Display in American Zoos

Elizabeth Hanson

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Size: 288 pages

Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

Free from 29 October 2019

Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

Geographies of the University (Knowledge and Space Book 12)

Peter Meusburger

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Size: 676 pages

Free from 29 October 2019

Business & Finance, Reference, History, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

A History of Force Feeding: Hunger Strikes, Prisons and Medical Ethics, 1909–1974

Ian Miller

This book is Open Access under a CC BY license. It is the first monograph-length study of the force-feeding of hunger strikers in English, Irish and Northern Irish prisons. It examines ethical debates that arose throughout the twentieth century when governments authorised the force-feedin...

Size: 267 pages

Free from 28 October 2019

History, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy

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