The Concept of Presocratic Philosophy: Its Origin, Development, and Significance

Laks, André / Most, Glenn W.


When we talk about Presocratic philosophy, we are speaking about the origins of Greek philosophy and Western rationality itself. But what exactly does it mean to talk about ?Presocratic philosophy? in..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691191485 | 2019 | 152 Pág. | Rústica | inglés | LIBRO

Calculus Reordered: A History of the Big Ideas

Bressoud, David M.


How our understanding of calculus has evolved over more than three centuries, how this has shaped the way it is taught in the classroom, and why calculus pedagogy needs to changeCalculus Reordered ta..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691181318 | 2019 | 248 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

The Secular Enlightenment

Jacob, Margaret C.


A major new history of how the Enlightenment transformed people?s everyday livesThe Secular Enlightenment is a panoramic account of the radical ways that life began to change for ordinary people in t..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691161327 | 2019 | 352 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

The Art of Bible Translation

Alter, Robert


An award-winning biblical translator reflects on the art of capturing the literary power of the Bible in EnglishIn this brief book, award-winning biblical translator and acclaimed literary critic Robe..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691181493 | 2019 | 150 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

How to Keep Your Cool: An Ancient Guide to Anger Management

Séneca, Lucio Anneo / Romm, James S.


Timeless wisdom on controlling anger in personal life and politics from the Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman SenecaIn his essay ?On Anger? (De Ira), the Roman Stoic thinker Seneca (c. 4 BC?65 AD)..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691181950 | 2019 | 240 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Irrationality: A History of the Dark Side of Reason

Smith, Justin E. H.


A fascinating history that reveals the ways in which the pursuit of rationality often leads to an explosion of irrationalityIt?s a story we can?t stop telling ourselves. Once, humans were benighted by..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691178677 | 2019 | 312 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO


Sosa, Ernest


In this concise book, one of the world's leading epistemologists provides a sophisticated, revisionist introduction to the problem of knowledge in Western philosophy. Modern and contemporary accounts ..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691183268 | 2018 | 256 Pág. | Paperback | LIBRO

Newton the Alchemist: Science, Enigma, and the Quest for Nature's "Secret Fire"

Newman, William R.


A book that finally demystifies Newton?s experiments in alchemyWhen Isaac Newton?s alchemical papers surfaced at a Sotheby?s auction in 1936, the quantity and seeming incoherence of the manuscripts wa..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691174877 | 2018 | 560 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Philosophy of physics (Quantum theory)

Maudlin, Tim


A sophisticated and original introduction to the philosophy of quantum mechanics from one of the world?s leading philosophers of physicsIn this book, Tim Maudlin, one of the world?s leading philosophe..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691183527 | 2019 | 216 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Ptolemy's philosophy: mathematics as a way of life

Feke, Jacqueline


The Greco-Roman mathematician Claudius Ptolemy is one of the most significant figures in the history of science. He is remembered today for his astronomy, but his philosophy is almost entirely lost to..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691179582 | 2018 | 256 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Making up your own mind: thinking effectively through creative puzzle-solving

B. Burger, Edward


How you can become better at solving real-world problems by learning creative puzzle-solving skillsWe solve countless problems?big and small?every day. With so much practice, why do we often have trou..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691182780 | 2018 | 128 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

99 variations on a proof

Ording, Philip


An exploration of the art of mathematics through 99 different proofs of the same theoremThis lively and compelling book offers a unique, multifaceted perspective on mathematics by demonstrating 99 dif..

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780691158839 | 2019 | 256 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO


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