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Did Isaac leap or was he pushed?

In 2016 2017 it would not be too much to expect a professor of philosophy at an American university to have a working knowledge of the evolution of science in the seventeenth century, particularly given that said evolution had a massive impact on the historical evolution of philosophy. 1,573 more words

History Of Science

Cornell University Assistant Professorship in Gender, Race, and Environmental Studies

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The Africana Studies & Research Center (ASRC) and Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program (FGSS) at Cornell University invite applicants for a joint tenure-track position for scholars working at the intersection of gender, race, and environmental studies at the rank of assistant professor. 82 more words

Tenure-track

A History of Pi - Petr Beckmann

A History of Pi

Petr Beckman

©1971, The Golem Press

1993 Ed. Barnes &Noble, Inc

ISBN  0-88029-418-3

Rating: 1 of 5  I will not finish reading this book. 123 more words

Books

Darwin Rocks!

by Prof. David Stack

September 2017 was not the best month for Charles Darwin. The introduction of the new £10 note saw his bearded profile usurped by a… 515 more words

History

Science is a Collective Human Endeavor - And That's Beautiful

A philosopher of science once told me, “Science is like a big, ornate building. Unless you’re an Einstein or a Newton, all you can do is etch away at a little flourish on the building’s facade – and then you die.” 530 more words

Philosophy

Mythical Magical Physickal Madness

This artist book contains a few hundred pages of texts translated & edited from texts written in the late 15th to early 18th century. It has multiple illustrations, including 18 pop-ups. 140 more words

Digital Collage

More articles on Darwin and paleontology

I’ve recently shared some notices of new articles on Darwin and paleontology (here and here), and have since learned that they and two more are all part of… 131 more words

C.R. Darwin