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            Statistical Thought: A Perspective and History
             

            Statistical Thought: A Perspective and History (Hardback)

            By Chatterjee, Shoutir Kishore

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            Presents the historical evolution of statistical thought from the perspective of various approaches to statistical induction. This book also discusses the developments in statistical concepts and theories alongside philosophical ideas on the ways we learn from experience.

            ISBN 9780198525318
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2003
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Science in the Looking Glass: What Do Scientists Really Know?
             

            Science in the Looking Glass: What Do Scientists Really Know? (Hardback, New title)

            By Davies, E. Brian

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            Discusses the basis for scientists' claims to knowledge about the world. This book looks at science historically, emphasizing the achievements of scientists from Galileo onwards, and also their mistakes. It also rejects the claim that all scientific knowledge is provisional, by c...iting examples from chemistry, biology and geology.
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            ISBN 9780198525431
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2003
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            The English Renaissance Stage: Geometry, Poetics, and the Practical Spatial Arts 1580-1630
             

            The English Renaissance Stage: Geometry, Poetics, and the Practical Spatial Arts 1580-1630 (Hardback, New title)

            By Turner, Henry S.

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            Examines the history of English dramatic form and its relationship to the mathematics, technology, and early scientific thought during the Renaissance period. This book demonstrates how the drama of Shakespeare, Dekker, Jonson, and others cannot be explained without reference to ...early scientific thought.
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            ISBN 9780199287383
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2006
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times: Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times, Volume 3
             

            Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times: Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times, Volume 3 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Kline, Morris

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            Part of a set of volumes that trace the development of mathematical ideas, this study examines the discipline's origins in Babylon and Egypt, the creation of geometry and trigonometry by the Greeks, and the role of mathematics in the medieval and early modern periods.

            ISBN 9780195061376
            Released NZ 1 Mar 1990
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Series Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times
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            Cajal's Histology of the Nervous System of Man and Vertebrates
             

            Cajal's Histology of the Nervous System of Man and Vertebrates (Hardback)

            By Ramon Y Cajal, Santiago; Translated by Swanson, Neely; Swanson, L. W.

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            An English translation of the text written nearly a century ago. The two volumes contain over 1000 original illustrations and provide useful information about the anatomical organization of the nervous system structure-function correlates, and the history of neuroscience.

            ISBN 9780195074017
            Released NZ 5 Jan 1995
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Series History of Neuroscience
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            The Oxford Handbook of the History of Mathematics
             

            The Oxford Handbook of the History of Mathematics (Paperback)

            Edited by Robson, Eleanor; Stedall, Jacqueline A.

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            This Handbook explores the history of mathematics, addressing what mathematics has been and what it has meant to practise it. Thirty-six self-contained chapters, each written by a specialist, provide a fascinating overview of 5000 years of mathematics and its key cultures for aca...demics in mathematics, historians of science, and general historians.
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            ISBN 9780199603190
            Released NZ 27 Jan 2011
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            The Quest for Unity: The Adventure of Physics
             

            The Quest for Unity: The Adventure of Physics (Hardback)

            By Klein, Etienne; Lachieze-Rey, Marc; Translated by Reisinger, Axel

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            The authors, a quantum physicist and an astrophysicist, present and comment on the successive unifications that have marked the advances in physics. The book provides a discourse on the nature of elegance and beauty in physics, explaining why beauty is a reliable guide in the sea...rch for Truth.
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            ISBN 9780195120851
            Released NZ 1 Jul 1999
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703): Volume IV (1672-April 1675)

            Correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703): Volume IV (1672-April 1675) (Hardback)

            By Beeley, Philip; Scriba, Christoph J.

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            The book is the latest volume of a critically acclaimed edition of the complete correspondence of the Oxford mathematician John Wallis. Containing over eighty previously unpublished letters, the book takes the reader through key scientific debates of the early 1670s on topics suc...h as the method of tangents and the theory of tides.
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            ISBN 9780198569480
            Released NZ 16 Oct 2014
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Series The Correspondence of John Wallis 1616-1703
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            A History of Mathematics

            A History of Mathematics (Hardback)

            By Suzuki, Jeff

            Useful for a junior or senior level course in the history of mathematics for math and math education majors, this text blends relevant mathematics and history. Students not only get a description of mathematics but they also learn how mathematics was actually practiced throughout... the millennia by past civilizations and great mathematicians alike.
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            ISBN 9780130190741
            Released NZ 31 Oct 2001
            Publisher Pearson Education (US)
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            The History of Mathematical Tables: From Sumer to Spreadsheets
             

            The History of Mathematical Tables: From Sumer to Spreadsheets (Hardback)

            Edited by Campbell-Kelly, Martin; Croarken, Mary; Flood, Raymond; Robson, Eleanor

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            The oldest known mathematical table was found in the ancient Sumerian city of Shuruppag in southern Iraq. Since then, tables have been an important feature of mathematical activity. This book contains a series of articles summarising the history of mathematical tables from earlie...st times until the late twentieth century.
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            ISBN 9780198508410
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2003
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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