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The First Balloon-Expandable Coronary Stent
The First Balloon-...
Gary Roubin


The story of the development and use of the first balloon-expandable coronary stent, written by the doctor who proved that pioneer Andreas Gruentzig's methods could work in practice as well as in theo ...


What Is This Thing Called Science? (new and revised 4th edition)
What Is This Thing...
Alan Chalmers


A brand new edition of an internationally renowned science bestseller.


Tribal Science: Brains, Beliefs and Bad Ideas
Tribal Science: Br...
Mike McRae


When facing off a woolly mammoth, a few spear-wielding friends are more helpful than Darwin’s views on natural selection. Mike McRae argues that humans didn’t evolve to do science, but to get along i ...


Wisdom: From Philosophy To Neuroscience
Wisdom: From Philo...
Stephen S Hall


A compelling investigation into one of our most coveted ideals through the lens of modern brain science. In this fascinating journey from philosophy to science, Stephen S. Hall traces the path of wis ...


Knowledge Matters
Knowledge Matters
Richard E. Lee


Knowledge Matters is a crucial step towards solving the structural crisis in how we understand our world. With the rise of capitalism came structures of knowledge that divided ‘facts’ (sciences) from ...


Einstein
Einstein's Heroes
Robyn Arianrhod


Imagine you are fluent in a language so powerful that when you write it down it mysteriously takes on a life of its own, beyond your thoughts or control. A magical language of prophecy, with which you ...


What Is This Thing Called Science?
What Is This Thing...
Alan Chalmers


This indispensable new edition brings Chalmers' popular text up to date with contemporary trends and confirms its status as the best introductory textbook on the philosophy of science. This revised an ...

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