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商品詳細へ科学の現場を動かすエビデンス・懐疑・説得
The Matter of Facts : Skepticism, Persuasion, and Evidence in Science

Leng, Gareth/ Leng, Rhodri Ivor
紙版刊行: 2020/04
Mit Pr




Shows biases, the desire for a good narrative, reliance on citation metrics, and other problems undermine confidence in modern science.

商品詳細へベークライトを超えて:レオ・ベークランドと科学と発明のビジネス
Beyond Bakelite : Leo Baekeland and the Business of Science and Invention (Lemelson Center Studies in Invention and Innovation)

Mercelis, Joris
紙版刊行: 2020/03
Mit Pr




The changing relationships between science and industry in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, illustrated by the career of the "father of plastics."

商品詳細へ科学が無知を生み出すとき
Science and the Production of Ignorance : When the Quest for Knowledge Is Thwarted

Kourany, Janet/ Carrier, Martin (EDT)
紙版刊行: 2020/02
Mit Pr




The historian of science Robert Proctor has coined the term agnotology to refer to the study of ignorance, and much of the ignorance studied in this new area is produced by science. Whether an active or passive construct, intended or unintended, this ignorance is, in Proctor's words, ''made, maintained, and manipulated'' by science. This volume examines forms of scientific ignorance and their consequences.

商品詳細へ造船科学史:19-20世紀
Bridging the Seas : The Rise of Naval Architecture in the Industrial Age, 1800-2000 (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology

Ferreiro, Larrie D.
紙版刊行: 2020/01
Mit Pr




Picking up where his earlier book, Ships and Science, left off, naval historian Ferreiro explains that the introduction of steam, iron, and steel required new rules and new ways of thinking for designing and building ships.

商品詳細へV.シュミル著/成長:微生物から巨大都市まで
Growth : From Microorganisms to Megacities (Mit Press)

Smil, Vaclav
紙版刊行: 2019/09
Mit Pr




New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2019. Vaclav Smil offers systematic investigation of growth in nature and society, from tiny organisms to the trajectories of empires and civilizations.

商品詳細へ真理を求める本能:好奇心と科学者の徳
An Instinct for Truth : Curiosity and the Moral Character of Science (Mit Press)

Pennock, Robert T.
紙版刊行: 2019/08
Mit Pr




Drawing on historical sources as well as a sociological study of more than a thousand scientists, Pennock's philosophical account is grounded in values that scientists themselves recognize they should aspire to.

商品詳細へ科学的態度とは何か:科学を否認、捏造、疑似科学から守るために
The Scientific Attitude : Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience

McIntyre, Lee
紙版刊行: 2019/05
Mit Pr




New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2019. Lee McIntyre argues that what distinguishes science from its rivals is what he calls ''the scientific attitude'' - caring about evidence and being willing to change theories on the basis of new evidence.

商品詳細へアインシュタインの最初の妻ミレヴァの真実
Einstein's Wife : The Real Story of Mileva Einstein-Maric

Esterson, Allen/ Cassidy, David C./ Sime, Ruth Lewin (CON)
紙版刊行: 2019/03
Mit Pr




New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2019. Was Einstein's first wife his uncredited coauthor, unpaid assistant, or unacknowledged helpmeet? The real ''Mileva Story''.

商品詳細へ1969年3月4日MIT抗議運動の記録(50周年記念版)
March 4 : Scientists, Students, and Society ANV

Allen, Jonathan (EDT)  Gottfried, Kurt (FRW)
紙版刊行: 2019/02
Mit Pr




This book documents the March 4 (1969) protest with transcripts of talks and panel discussions. Speakers included Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Lionel Trilling, and Nobel Laureate George Wald, whose memorable speech, ''A Generation in Search of a Future,'' was widely circulated.

商品詳細へボルツマンと熱力学第二法則を理解する
Anxiety and the Equation : Understanding Boltzmann's Entropy

Johnson, Eric
紙版刊行: 2018/10
Mit Pr




Tells the story of a man and his equation: the anxiety-plagued nineteenth-century phsysicist who did his most important work as he struggled with mental illness.

商品詳細へG.ブール講演集
The Continued Exercise of Reason : Public Addresses by George Boole

Dooley, Brendan (EDT)
紙版刊行: 2018/04
Mit Pr




These lectures, many never before published, offer insights into the early thinking of the mathematician and polymath George Boole (1815-1864).

商品詳細へN.ウィーナー自伝『神童から俗人へ』『サイバネティクスはいかにして生まれたか』(原書)
A Life in Cybernetics : Ex-Prodigy : My Childhood and Youth andI Am a Mathematician:The Later Life of a Prodigy

Wiener, Norbert/ Kline, Ronald R. (FRW)
紙版刊行: 2018/03
Mit Pr




This book combines for the first time the two volumes of Norbert Wiener's celebrated autobiography, Ex Prodigy (1953) and I Am a Mathematician (1956).

商品詳細へ楽観主義者の歴史的科学(地質学・古生物学・考古学)ガイド
Rock, Bone, and Ruin : An Optimist's Guide to the Historical Sciences (Life and Mind: Philosophical Issues in Biology and Psychology)

Currie, Adrian
紙版刊行: 2018/02
Mit Pr




Argues that we should be optimistic about the capacity of ''methodologically omnivorous'' geologists, paleontologists, and archaeologists to uncover truths about the deep past.

商品詳細へ擬似科学とは何か:反科学との闘い方
Pseudoscience : The Conspiracy against Science

Kaufman, Allison B./ Kaufman, James C. (EDT)
紙版刊行: 2018/01
Mit Pr




New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2018. This book examines pseudoscience from a variety of perspectives, through case studies, analysis, and personal accounts that show how to recognize pseudoscience, why it is so widely accepted, and how to advocate for real science.

商品詳細へ物理科学・工学者のための研究倫理の基礎
Elements of Ethics for Physical Scientists

Greer, Sandra C.
紙版刊行: 2017/10
Mit Pr




This book offers the first comprehensive guide to ethics for physical scientists and engineers who conduct research. Written by a distinguished professor of chemistry and chemical engineering, the book focuses on the everyday decisions about right and wrong faced by scientists as they do research, interact with other people, and work within society.

商品詳細へプラトンとオタク:人類と技術の創造的パートナーシップ
Plato and the Nerd : The Creative Partnership of Humans and Technology

Lee, Edward Ashford
紙版刊行: 2017/08
Mit Pr




New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2017. Writing for both literate technologists and numerate humanists, Lee makes a case for engineering - creating technology - as a deeply intellectual and fundamentally creative process.

商品詳細へ民主的実験:ナノテクノロジーを通してみる欧米民主主義の課題
Democratic Experiments : Problematizing Nanotechnology and Democracy in Europe and the United States (Inside Technology)

Laurent, Brice
紙版刊行: 2017/05
Mit Pr




Examines nanotechnology as a lens through which to study contemporary democracy in both theory and practice.

商品詳細へイノベーションのモデル:その思想史
Models of Innovation : The History of an Idea (Inside Technology)

Godin, Benot
紙版刊行: 2017/02
Mit Pr




Examines the emergence and diffusion of the three most important conceptual models of innovation from the early twentieth century to the late 1980s: stage models, linear models, and holistic models.

商品詳細へ本来の人工知能へ:日常的な人間知性のはたらきに迫る
Common Sense, the Turing Test, and the Quest for Real AI

Levesque, Hector J.
紙版刊行: 2017/02
Mit Pr




New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2017. Hector Levesque shifts the conversation to ''good old fashioned artificial intelligence'', which is based not on heaps of data but on understanding commonsense intelligence. This kind of artificial intelligence is equipped to handle situations that depart form previous patterns - as we do in real life.

商品詳細へ重力波発見の科学史
Gravity's Kiss : The Detection of Gravitational Waves

Collins, H. M.
紙版刊行: 2017/01
Mit Pr




New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2017. Collins, a sociologist of science who has been embedded in the gravitational wave community since 1972, traces the detection, the analysis, the confirmation, and the public presentation and reception of the discovery - from the first email to the final published paper and the response of professionals and the public.

商品詳細へ「ムーアの法則」とアメリカ科学の現代史
The Long Arm of Moore's Law : Microelectronics and American Science (Inside Technology)

Mody, Cyrus C. M.
紙版刊行: 2016/12
Mit Pr




Shows how beginning in the mid 1960s, the US semiconductor industry helped shape changes in American science, including a new orientation to the short-term and the commercial.

商品詳細へ科学技術研究(STS)ハンドブック(第4版)
The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies 4TH

Felt, Ulrike/ Fouch, Rayvon/ Miller, Clark A. (EDT)
紙版刊行: 2016/12
Mit Pr




This new edition, sponsored by the Society for Social Studies of Science, is the fourth in a series of volumes that have defined the field of STS. It features 36 chapters, each written for the fourth edition, that capture the state of the art in a rich and rapidly growing field. One especially notable development is the increasing integration of feminist, gender, and postcolonial studies into the body of STS knowledge.

商品詳細へ反逆の天才:科学者ウォーレン・マッカローの脱領域的生き方
Rebel Genius : Warren S. Mcculloch's Transdisciplinary Life in Science

Abraham, Tara H.
紙版刊行: 2016/10
Mit Pr




The life and work of a scientist who spent his career crossing disciplinary boundaries - from experimental neurology to psychiatry to cybernetics to engineering.

商品詳細へチューリングのヴィジョン:コンピュータ科学の誕生
Turing's Vision : The Birth of Computer Science

Bernhardt, Chris
紙版刊行: 2016/05
Mit Pr




New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2016. Turing's fascinating and remarkable theory, which now forms the basis of computer science, explained for the general reader.

商品詳細へ大気科学の成立史
Inventing Atmospheric Science : Bjerknes, Rossby, Wexler, and the Foundations of Modern Meteorology

Fleming, James Rodger
紙版刊行: 2016/02
Mit Pr




Charts the emergence of the interdisciplinary field of atmospheric science through the lives and careers of three key figures.