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  1. Six Stories from the End of Representation
    Six Stories is a radically new look at the intersection of science and art through "failed" images.... Learn More
    Published: 8th February 2008
    Hardback | £90.00
    Paperback | £28.99
  2. The Technical Imagination
    The Technical Imagination explores how technology entered the popular imagination in the Argentina of the 1920s and 1930s and how its products helped to shape modern thinking at all levels of Argentine society.... Learn More
    Published: 13th December 2007
    Hardback | £54.00
  3. Models
    This book is about wooden ships and plastic molecules, wax bodies and a perspex economy, monuments in cork and mathematics in plaster, casts of diseases, habitat dioramas and extinct monsters rebuilt in bricks and mortar. Considering... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2004
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  4. Irresistible Dictation
    Before Gertrude Stein became the twentieth century's preeminent experimental writer, she spent a decade conducting research at Harvard's psychological laboratory and the Johns Hopkins Medical School. This book shows how her extensive... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2002
    Hardback | £101.00
    Paperback | £28.99
  5. Mapping Benjamin
    Since its publication in 1936, Walter Benjamin’s “Artwork” essay has become a canonical text about the status and place of the fine arts in modern mass culture. Benjamin was especially concerned with the ability of new... Learn More
    Published: 28th July 2003
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  6. Experiments, Models, Paper Tools
    In the early nineteenth century, chemistry emerged in Europe as a truly experimental discipline. What set this process in motion, and how did it evolve? Experimentalization in chemistry was driven by a seemingly innocuous tool:... Learn More
    Published: 30th December 2002
    Hardback | £69.00
  7. Solomon’s Child
    This book challenges the accepted view of the early Royal Society of London that holds that its fellows did not seriously attempt to implement Francis Bacon's program for the methodological reform of the sciences. Instead, the... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2002
    Hardback | £65.00
  8. From Energy to Information
    Hardback | £34.00
    Paperback | £39.00
  9. Geometrical Landscapes
    This challenging book argues that a new way of speaking of mathematics and describing it emerged at the end of the 16th century. Leading mathematicians began referring to their field in terms drawn from the exploration accounts... Learn More
    Published: 29th July 2002
    Hardback | £72.00
  10. Experimenting in Tongues
    Leading scholars in the history of science address the historical, methodological, and ideological motivation behind scientists' use of language metaphors, such as "reading" the human genome, "rewriting" the genetic code, and... Learn More
    Published: 2nd July 2002
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  11. Studying Those Who Study Us
    Diana E. Forsythe was a leading anthropologist of science, technology, and work who pioneered the field of the anthropology of artificial intelligence. This volume collects her best-known essays, along with other major works that... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2002
    Paperback | £22.99
  12. The Protoliterary
    This is a broad-ranging and ambitious attempt to rethink aesthetic and literary studies in terms of an "anthropology" of symbolic media generally.... Learn More
    Published: 27th June 2002
    Hardback | £86.00
  13. Empire and the Sun
    Astronomy was a popular and important part of Victorian sciences, and British astronomers carried telescopes to remote areas in India, North America, and Caribbean and Pacific islands to watch solar eclipses. This book tells... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2002
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  14. Bootstrapping
    Bootstrapping analyzes the genesis of personal computing from both technological and social perspectives, through a study of the pioneering work of Douglas Engelbart, winner of the 2000 National Medal of Technology. He and his... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2000
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  15. Science on Stage
    Behind today's headlines stands an unobtrusive army of science advisors—panels of scientific, medical, and engineering experts evaluate the safety of the food we eat, the drugs we take, and the cars we drive. This book studies,... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2000
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  16. Mathematics as Sign
    In this book, Rotman argues that mathematics is a vast and unique man-made imagination machine controlled by writing. It addresses both aspects—mental and linguistic—of this machine. The essays in this volume offer an insight... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2000
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £22.99
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