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Revivalism, Social Conscience, and Community in the Burned-Over District
The Trial of Rhoda Bement
Glenn C. Altschuler, Jan M. Saltzgaber
The transcript of a disciplinary trial that took place at the First Presbyterian Church in Seneca Fall, New York, in 1843, over Rhonda Bement's challenge to her church's stance on abolitionism.



The New Science of Giambattista Vico
Unabridged Translation of the Third Edition (1744) with the addition of "Practic of the New Science"
Giambattista Vico
A pioneering treatise that aroused great controversy when it was first published in 1725, Vico's "New Science" is acknowledged today to be one of the few works of authentic genius in the history of social theory.



The Science Question in Feminism
Sandra Harding
Can science, steeped in Western, masculine, bourgeois endeavors, nevertheless be used for emancipatory ends? In this major contribution to the debate over the role gender plays in the scientific enterprise, Sandra Harding pursues that question...



Whose Science? Whose Knowledge?
Thinking from Women's Lives
Sandra Harding
Sandra Harding here develops further the themes first addressed in her widely influential book, The Science Question in Feminism, and conducts a compelling analysis of feminist theories on the philosophical problem of how we know what we...



Vico's Science of Imagination
Donald Phillip Verene
A full interpretation of Giambattista Vico's thought, based primarily on his major work, the New Science, and on his earlier Latin writings.



Realism in the Sciences
Proceedings of the Ernan McMullin Symposium, Leuven 1995



Engaging Science
How to Understand Its Practices Philosophically
Joseph Rouse



Beauty and Revolution in Science
James W. McAllister
The first systematic study of the aesthetic evaluations that scientists pass on their...



Between Craft and Science
Technical Work in the United States
Between Craft and Science brings together leading scholars from sociology, anthropology, industrial relations, management, and engineering to consider issues surrounding technical work, the most rapidly expanding sector of the labor force. Part craft...



Guide to Methods for Students of Political Science
Stephen Van Evera
"Stephen Van Evera's Guide to Methods makes an important contribution toward improving the use of case studies for theory development and testing in the social sciences. His trenchant and concise views on issues ranging from epistemology to specific...



Nietzsche's Conscience
Six Character Studies from the "Genealogy"
Aaron Ridley
Aaron Ridley explores Nietzsche's mature ethical thought as expressed in his masterpiece, arranging his book thematically around the six characters who loom largest in that work—slave, priest, philosopher, artist, scientist, and...



Beauty and Revolution in Science
James W. McAllister
The first systematic study of the aesthetic evaluations that scientists pass on their...



Descartes and the Possibility of Science
Peter A. Schouls
This new book describes the intellectual structure of modern science as a body of knowledge produced by the Cartesian method. For Descartes, science was possible only because of certain features of the very nature of human beings. Peter A. Schouls...



Giordano Bruno and Renaissance Science
Hilary Gatti
The Renaissance philosopher Giordano Bruno was a notable supporter of the new science that arose during his lifetime; his role in its development has been debated ever since the early seventeenth century. Hilary Gatti here reevaluates Bruno's...



Emerson's Life in Science
The Culture of Truth
Laura Dassow Walls
Ralph Waldo Emerson has traditionally been cast as a dreamer and a mystic, concerned with the ideals of transcendentalism rather than the realities of contemporary science and technology. In Laura Dassow Walls's view Emerson was a leader of...



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