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Cover: Blackett: Physics, War, and Politics in the Twentieth CenturyBlackett: Physics, War, and Politics in the Twentieth CenturyNye, Mary JoE-DITION10/30/2004$65.00Available from De Gruyter »
Cover: Klaus Fuchs, Atom SpyKlaus Fuchs, Atom SpyWilliams, Robert ChadwellE-DITION10/30/1987$65.00Available from De Gruyter »
Cover: August Weismann: Development, Heredity, and EvolutionAugust Weismann: Development, Heredity, and EvolutionChurchill, Frederick B.HARDCOVER06/09/2015$56.00
Cover: Edward Teller: The Real Dr. StrangeloveEdward Teller: The Real Dr. StrangeloveGoodchild, PeterHARDCOVER10/29/2004$29.95
Cover: Field Notes on Science & NatureField Notes on Science & NatureCanfield, Michael R.HARDCOVER05/30/2011$53.50
Cover: Lives of a Biologist: Adventures in a Century of Extraordinary ScienceLives of a Biologist: Adventures in a Century of Extraordinary ScienceBonner, John TylerHARDCOVER05/24/2002$50.00
Cover: Making Genes, Making Waves: A Social Activist in ScienceMaking Genes, Making Waves: A Social Activist in ScienceBeckwith, JonHARDCOVER10/15/2002$40.00
Cover: The Man Who Invented the Chromosome: A Life of Cyril DarlingtonThe Man Who Invented the Chromosome: A Life of Cyril DarlingtonHarman, Oren SolomonHARDCOVER06/15/2004$89.00
Cover: Nuclear Forces: The Making of the Physicist Hans BetheNuclear Forces: The Making of the Physicist Hans BetheSchweber, Silvan S.HARDCOVER06/18/2012$40.00
Cover: Pierre Simon Laplace, 1749–1827: A Determined ScientistPierre Simon Laplace, 1749–1827: A Determined ScientistHahn, RogerHARDCOVER10/24/2005$43.50
Cover: Suppressing the Diseases of Animals and Man: Theobald Smith, MicrobiologistSuppressing the Diseases of Animals and Man: Theobald Smith, MicrobiologistDolman, Claude E.
Wolfe, Richard J.
HARDCOVER09/15/2003$45.00
Cover: Vera Rubin: A LifeVera Rubin: A LifeMitton, Jacqueline
Mitton, Simon
HARDCOVER02/11/2021$29.95
Cover: Walter B. Cannon, Science and SocietyWalter B. Cannon, Science and SocietyWolfe, Elin L.
Barger, A. Clifford
Benison, Saul
HARDCOVER03/01/2000$30.00Currently unavailable
Cover: What Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-GaposchkinWhat Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-GaposchkinMoore, DonovanHARDCOVER03/03/2020$29.95
Cover: The Worlds of Herman Kahn: The Intuitive Science of Thermonuclear WarThe Worlds of Herman Kahn: The Intuitive Science of Thermonuclear WarGhamari-Tabrizi, SharonHARDCOVER04/22/2005$40.00
Cover: Zwicky: The Outcast Genius Who Unmasked the UniverseZwicky: The Outcast Genius Who Unmasked the UniverseJohnson, JohnHARDCOVER09/10/2019$35.00
Cover: The Annotated <i>Origin</i>: A Facsimile of the First Edition of <i>On the Origin of Species</i>The Annotated Origin: A Facsimile of the First Edition of On the Origin of SpeciesDarwin, CharlesPAPERBACK04/15/2011$35.00
Cover: The Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science, With a New AfterwordThe Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science, With a New AfterwordHeilbron, J. L.PAPERBACK09/01/2000$30.00
Cover: Einstein and Oppenheimer: The Meaning of GeniusEinstein and Oppenheimer: The Meaning of GeniusSchweber, Silvan S.PAPERBACK03/30/2010$30.00
Cover: Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific ExplorationJourney to the Ants: A Story of Scientific ExplorationHölldobler, Bert
Wilson, Edward O.
PAPERBACK07/21/1998$33.00
Cover: Lake Views: This World and the UniverseLake Views: This World and the UniverseWeinberg, StevenPAPERBACK11/30/2011$30.00
Cover: Mean and Lowly Things: Snakes, Science, and Survival in the CongoMean and Lowly Things: Snakes, Science, and Survival in the CongoJackson, KatePAPERBACK05/01/2010$23.00
Cover: Rabi, Scientist and Citizen: With a New PrefaceRabi, Scientist and Citizen: With a New PrefaceRigden, John S.PAPERBACK11/15/2000$39.00
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Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene