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Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier
 

Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier (Hardback)

By deGrasse Tyson, Neil; Edited by Lang, Avis

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A thought-provoking and humorous collection on NASA and the future of space travel.

ISBN 9780393082104
Published 27 February 2012 by WW Norton & Co
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Exploring Inductive Risk: Case Studies of Values in Science
 

Exploring Inductive Risk: Case Studies of Values in Science (Hardback)

Edited by Elliott, Kevin C.; Richards, Ted

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This book brings together eleven case studies of inductive risk-the chance that scientific inference is incorrect-that range over a wide variety of scientific contexts and fields. The chapters are designed to illustrate the pervasiveness of inductive risk, assist scientists and p ...

ISBN 9780190467715
Published 14 September 2017 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Exploring Inductive Risk: Case Studies of Values in Science

Exploring Inductive Risk: Case Studies of Values in Science (Paperback)

Edited by Elliott, Kevin C.; Richards, Ted

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This book brings together eleven case studies of inductive risk-the chance that scientific inference is incorrect-that range over a wide variety of scientific contexts and fields. The chapters are designed to illustrate the pervasiveness of inductive risk, assist scientists and p ...

ISBN 9780190467722
Published 14 September 2017 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Experts in Uncertainty: Opinion and Subjective Probability in Science
 

Experts in Uncertainty: Opinion and Subjective Probability in Science (Hardback)

By Cooke, Roger M.; Edited by Shrader-Frechette, O'Neill Family Professor Kristin (University of Notre Dame Department of Biological Sciences and Department of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame Universi

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This is an extensive survey and critical examination of the literature on the use of expert opinion in scientific inquiry and policy making. Cooke argues for the importance of developing practical models with a transparent mathematical foundation for the use of expert opinion in ...

ISBN 9780195064650
Published 24 October 1991 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Series Environmental Ethics & Science Policy Series
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The Monkey Wars
 

The Monkey Wars (Paperback, New edition)

By Blum, Deborah

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The use of primates in research is an ongoing controversy. In this book, Deborah Blum gives a human face to the often caustic debate between animal rights activists and the scientists who use animals as subjects in their research. Blum criss-crosses America to show us first-hand ...

ISBN 9780195101096
Published 14 December 1995 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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The Price of Truth: How Money Affects the Norms of Science
 

The Price of Truth: How Money Affects the Norms of Science (Hardback)

By Resnik, David B.

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Modern science is big business. This book examines some of the important and difficult questions resulting from the financial and economic aspects of modern science such as: How does money affect scientific research? Have scientists become entrepreneurs bent on making money inste ...

ISBN 9780195309782
Published 1 December 2006 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Series Practical & Professional Ethics
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Drugs and Justice: Seeking a Consistent, Coherent, Comprehensive View
 

Drugs and Justice: Seeking a Consistent, Coherent, Comprehensive View (Hardback)

By Battin, Margaret P.; Luna, Erik; Lipman, Arthur G.; Gahlinger, Paul M.; Rollins, Douglas E.

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This compact and innovative book tackles one of the central issues in drug policy: the lack of a coherent conceptual structure for thinking about drugs. Drugs generally fall into one of seven categories: prescription, over the counter, alternative medicine, common-use drugs like ...

ISBN 9780195321005
Published 27 November 2008 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Drugs and Justice: Seeking a Consistent, Coherent, Comprehensive View
 

Drugs and Justice: Seeking a Consistent, Coherent, Comprehensive View (Paperback)

By Battin, Margaret P.; Luna, Erik; Lipman, Arthur G.; Gahlinger, Paul M.; Rollins, Douglas E.

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This compact and innovative book tackles one of the central issues in drug policy: the lack of a coherent conceptual structure for thinking about drugs. Drugs generally fall into one of seven categories: prescription, over the counter, alternative medicine, common-use drugs like ...

ISBN 9780195321012
Published 30 November 2007 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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The Oxford Handbook of Bioethics
 

The Oxford Handbook of Bioethics (Hardback)

Edited by Steinbock, Bonnie

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Presents a guide to various issues in bioethics, covering 30 topics in original essays by some of the world's leading figures in the field. The essays in this work address both perennial issues, such as the methodology of bioethics, autonomy, justice, death, and moral status; and ...

ISBN 9780199273355
Published 1 April 2007 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Series Oxford Handbooks
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Ethics, Prevention, and Public Health
 

Ethics, Prevention, and Public Health (Hardback)

Edited by Dawson, Angus; Verweij, Marcel

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What role should the law play in regulating risks? What limits do we wish to place upon public health activities? Addressing such questions, this book explores various issues in public health ethics using the resources of moral theory, political philosophy, philosophy of science, ...

ISBN 9780199290697
Published 18 January 2007 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Series Issues in Biomedical Ethics
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