January-March, 2015

January – March, 2015:

Peter Achinstein. Evidence and Method. Scientific Strategies of Isaac Newton and James Clerk Maxwell. xv + 177 pp., illus., tables, index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. $24.95 (cloth).  

Gerard Alberts & Ruth Oldenziel (eds.). Hacking Europe. From Computing Cultures to Demoscenes. (History of Computing.) viii + 269 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. London: Springer, 2014. €90.09 (cloth).   

Warwick Anderson & Ian R. Mackay. Intolerant Bodies. A Short History of Autoimmunity. (Johns Hopkins Biographies of Disease.) xii + 250 pp., bibl., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. $25.95 (paper).

Roger Ariew. Descartes and the First Cartesians. xix + 236 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. £45 (cloth).

André Authier. Early Days of X-ray Crystallography. (International Union of Crystallography Books Series.) xiv + 441 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. £22.50 (cloth).     

Lawrence J. Baack. Undying Curiosity. Carsten Niebuhr and The Royal Danish Expedition to Arabia (1761-1767). (Oriens et Occidens. Studien zu antiken Kulturkontakten und ihrem Nachleben, 22.) 443 pp., illus., bibl., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2014. €68 (cloth).  

Philip Ball. Serving the Reich. The Struggle for the Soul of Physics under Hitler. ix + 303 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $30 (cloth).

Angelo Baracca, Jürgen Renn & Helge Wendt (eds.). The History of Physics in Cuba.(Boston studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, 304.) xxvi + 446 pp., illus., figs., tables. Dordrecht: Springer, 2014. €137.79 (cloth).   

Andrew D. Berns. The Bible and Natural Philosophy in Renaissance Italy. Jewish and Christian Physicians in Search of Truth. xii + 300 pp., apps., bibl., index. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. $90 (cloth).

Douglas Biow. On the Importance of Being an Individual in Renaissance Italy. Men, their Professions, and their Beards. (Haney Foundation Series.) xii + 311 pp., illus., bibl., index. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. $55 (cloth).

Stefaan Blancke, Hans Henrik Hjermitslev & Peter C. Kjærgaard (eds.).Creationism in Europe. xvi + 276 pp., illus., tables, index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. $35.96 (cloth).

Rens Bod, Jaap Maat & Thijs Weststeijn (eds.). The Making of the Humanities. Vol. III The Modern Humanities. 715 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2014. € 54,95 (paper).

Bernard Bolzano, Theory of Science. Four Vols. Translated by Paul Rusnock & Rolf George. liii + 2044 pp., figs., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. £300 (cloth).  

Víctor Navarro Brotons. Disciplinas, Saberes y Prácticas. Filosofía Natural, Matemáticas y Astronomía en la Sociedad Española de la Época Moderna. 496 pp., illus., figs., tables., bibl., index. València: Publicacions de la Universitat de València, 2014. €25 (paper).

William E. Burns. The Scientific Revolution in Global Perspective. xv + 198 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. £16.99 (paper).

Candis Callison. How Climate Change Comes to Matter. The Communal Life of Facts. xi + 328 pp., bibl., index. Durham, London: Duke University Press, 2014. £16.99 (paper).

Danilo Capecchi. The Problem of the Motion of Bodies. A Historical View of the Development of Classical Mechanics. (History of Mechanism and Machine Science, 25.) xii + 554 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Cham: Springer, 2014. €95.39 (cloth).

Marco Ceccarelli (ed.). Distinguished Figures in Mechanism and Machine Science. Their Contributions and Legacies Part 2. (History of Mechanism and Machine Science, 7.) viii + 261 pp., illus., figs., index. Dordrecht: Springer, 2010. €83.15 (cloth).

Jack Copeland. Turing. Pioneer of the Information Age. 300 pp., illus., figs., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. $17.95 (paper).  

Neil Chambers (ed.). The Indian and Pacific Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, 1768-1820. Vol. 7 (The Pickering Masters). 608 pp. London, Pickering & Chatto, 2013. £100 (cloth).

Neil Chambers (ed.). The Indian and Pacific Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, 1768-1820. Vol.87 (The Pickering Masters). 448 pp. London, Pickering & Chatto, 2014. £100 (cloth).

Alix Cohen (ed.). Kant’s Lectures on Anthropology. (Cambridge Critical Guides.) xvi + 270 pp., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. £65 (cloth).

Joël Coste. Les Écrits de la Souffrance. La Consultation Médicale en France (1550-1825).272 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Ceyzérieu : Champ Vallon, 2014. €20.10 (paper).

Adam Crabtree. Memoir of a Trance Therapist. Hypnosis and the Evocation of Human Potentials. ii + 191 pp., bibl., index. Victoria: Friesen Press, 2014. $23.47 (paper).  

Francesco Crapanzano. Koyré, Galileo, e il ‘Vecchio Sogno’ di Platone. (Nuncius, 73.) xiii + 167 pp., bibl., index. Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 2015. €24 (paper).

Tamás Demeter, Kathryn Murphy, Claus Zittel (eds.). Conflicting Values of Inquiry. Ideologies of Epistemology in Early Modern Europe. (Intersection, 37.) xvii + 410 pp., illus., index. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2015. $181 (cloth).    

Pieter Dhondt. University Jubilees and University History Writing. A Challenging Relationship.(Scientific and Learned Cultures and their Institutions, 13.) xi + 255 pp., illus., index. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2015. $110 (cloth).

Alexander X. Douglas. Spinoza and Dutch Cartesianism. Philosophy and Theology. vii + 184 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. £30 (cloth).

Donna J. Drucker. The Machines of Sex Research. Technology and the Politics of identity, 1945-1985. (Springer Briefs in the History of Science and Technology.) x + 97 pp., illus., figs. Dordrecht: Springer, 2014. €52.99 (paper).

Niles Eldredge. Eternal Ephemera. Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth Century through Punctuated Equilibria and Beyond. xix + 376 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. €35 (cloth).

Karl A.E. Enenkel & Paul J. Smith (eds.). Zoology in Early Modern Culture. Intersections of Science, Theology, Philology, and Political and Religious Education.(Intersections, 32.) xxiv + 522 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2014. $179 (cloth).

John Evelyn. The Letterbooks of John Evelyn. Two Vols. Edited by Douglas D.C. Chambers & David Galbraith. lxiii + 1236 pp., illus., bibl., index. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 2014. €195 (cloth).

Johannes Feichtinger, Herbert Matis, Stefan Sienell & Heidemarie Uhl (eds.). The Academy of Sciences in Vienna 1938 to 1945. 270 pp., illus., bibl., index. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, 2014. €19.90 (paper).

Raymond Flood, Mark McCartney & Andrew Whitaker (eds.). James Clerk Maxwell. Perspectives on his Life and Work. x + 364 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. £39.99 (cloth).

Marco Fontani, Mariagrazia Costa & Mary Virginia Orna. The Lost Elements. The Periodic Table’s Shadow Side. xxxvii + 531 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. £25.99 (cloth).

Kathleen Frederickson. The Ploy of Instinct. Victorian Sciences of Nature and Sexuality in Liberal Governance. (Forms of Living) xi + 218 pp., bibl., index. New York: Fordham University Press, 2014. $75 (paper).

Olival Freire Junior. The Quantum Dissidents. Rebuilding the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics (1950-1990). With a Foreward by Silvan S. Schweber. xvi + 356 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Heidelberg: Springer, 2015. €79.49 (cloth).

Gad Freudenthal (ed.). Science in Medieval Jewish Cultures. xii + 547 pp., tables, index. Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. £94.99 (cloth).     

Mariacarla Gadebusch Bondio (eds.). Medical Ethics. Premodern Negotiations between Medicine and Philosophy. (Aurora, Schriften der Villa Vigoni, 2.) 239 pp. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2014. €46 (cloth).

Jean-Paul Gaudillière & Ulrike Thoms (eds.). The Development of Scientific Marketing in the Twentieth Century. (Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine.) xv + 267 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. London, Vermont: Pickering & Chatto, 2015. $99 (cloth).

Wenzel Geissler (ed.). Para-States and Medical Science. Making African Global Health.(Critical Global Health.) 369 pp., illus., index. Durham and London : Duke University Press, 2015. $27.95 (paper).

Benoît Godin. Innovation Contested. The Idea of Innovation over the Centuries. (Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought, 98.) xvi + 353 pp., tables, apps., bibl. New York and Oxon: Routledge, 2015. $140 (cloth).

Sebastian Vincent Grevsmühl. La Terre Vue d’en Haut. 384 pp., illus. Paris: Éditions du Seuil, 2014. €20.00 (paper). $45 (paper).

Janet Gyatso. Being Human in a Buddhist World. An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet. xv + 519 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. $45 (cloth).

Margareth Hagen & Margery Vibe Skagen. Literature and Chemistry. Elective Affinities. 338 pp., illus. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2013. £33 (paper).

Orit Halpern. Beautiful Data. A History of Vision and Reason since 1945. (Experimental Futures. Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices.) ix + 342 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Durham & London: Duke University Press, 2014. £17.99 (paper).     

Marja Härmänmaa & Christopher Nissen (eds.). Decadence, Degeneration, and the End. Studies in the European Fin de Siècle. xi + 282 pp., illus., bibl., index. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. £57.50 (cloth).  

Alexis Harley. Autobiologies. Charles Darwin and the Natural History of the Self. xvii + 213 pp., bibl., index. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2015. $64.84 (cloth).

Marieke M.A. Hendriksen. Elegant Anatomy. The Eighteenth-Century Leiden Anatomical Collections. (History of Science and Medicine Library, 47) xi + 249 pp., illus., bibl., index. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2015. $142 (cloth).    

Klaus Hentschel. Visual Cultures in Science and Technology. A Comparative History. x + 496 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. £60 (cloth).

Héron d’Alexandrie. Metrica. Introduction, Texte Critique, Traduction Française et Notes de Commentaire par Fabio Acerbi et Bernard Vitrac. (Mathematica Graeca Antiqua, 4.) 712 pp., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Pisa, Rome: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2014. €220 (paper).

Erwin Hiebert. The Helmholtz Legacy in Physiological Acoustics. (Archimedes. New Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, 39.) xxiii + 269 pp., figs., apps. Cham: Spring, 2015. €105.99 (cloth).  

Hiro Hirai (ed.). Jacques Gaffarel. Between Magic and Science.  (Bruniana & Campanelliana, 39.) 122 pp., illus., index. Pisa, Rome: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2014. $45 (paper).

Luise Hirsch. From the Shtetl to the Lecture Hall. Jewish Women and Cultural Exchange.(Studies in Judaism.) xiv + 319 pp., illus., bibl., index. Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, Plymouth, UK: University Press of America, 2013. $32.35 (paper).

William Huggins. Selected Correspondence of William Huggins. Two Vols. Edited byBarbara J. Becker. xlix + 1332 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. London, Vermont: Pickering & Chatto, 2014. $495 (cloth).

Tasneem Zehra Husain. Only the Longest Threads. 222 pp. Philadelphia: Paul Dry Books, 2014. $13.69 (paper).

Andrew C. Isenberg (ed.). The Oxford Handbook of Environmental History. (Oxford Handbook.)  xiv + 783 pp., illus., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. $150 (cloth).

Andrew Janiak. Newton. (The Blackwell Great Minds, 15.) ix + 203 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell. 2015. $14,99 (paper).

Nicholas Jolley. Causality and Mind. Essay on Early Modern Philosophy. ix + 279 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. £45 (cloth).

David Juste. Les Manuscrits Astrologiques Latins Conservés à la Bibliothèque Nationale de France. (Catalogus Codicum Astrologorum Latinorum, 2.) 338 pp., illus., bibl., index. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2015. €61.75 (cloth).

Tanja Klemm. Bildphysiologie. Wahrnehmung und Körper in Mittelalter und Renaissance. xii + 324 pp., illus., bibl., index. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2013. €99.80 (cloth).

Peter Jan Knegtmans. Geld, IJdelheid en Hormonen. Ernst Laqueur, Hoogleraar en Ondernemer. 356 pp., illus, bibl., index. Amsterdam: Boom Uitgeverij, 2014. €24.95 (paper).

Rina Knoeff and Robert Zwijnenberg (eds.). The Fate of Anatomical Collections. (The History of Medicine in Context.) xvii + 305 pp., illus., index. Farnham & Burlington: Ashgate, 2015. $134.95 (cloth).

Martina Kölbl-Ebert. From Local Patriotism to a Planetary Perspective. Impact Crater Research in Germany, 1930s-1970s. (Science, Technology, and Culture, 1700-1945.) xiii + 380 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Farnham & Burlington: Ashgate, 2015. £80 (cloth).

Wolfgang König. Der Gelehrte und der Maganer. Franz Reuleaux (1829-1905) und Alois Riedler (1850-1936). (Pallas Athene, 49.) 334 pp., bibl., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2014. €59 (cloth).

Helge Kragh. Niels Bohr and the Quantum Atom. The Bohr Model of Atomic Structures 1913-1925. vi + 410 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. £18.99 (cloth).

Matthis Krischel. Urologie und Nationalsozialismus. Eine Studie zu Medizin und Politik als Ressourcen füreinander. (Medizingeschichte. Schriften zur Urologiegeschichte, 1.) 220 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2014. €39 (paper).

Adam Lucas. Ecclesiastical Lordship, Seigneurial Power and the Commercialization of Milling in Medieval England. xxii + 414 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Farnham & Burlington: Ashgate, 2014. £90 (cloth).

Ad Maas & Henriëtte Schatz (eds.). Physics as a Calling, Science for Society. 227 pp., illus., index. Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2013. €27.50 (paper).

Paul M.J.E. Tummers (ed.). Albertus Magnus. Super Euclidem. (S. Alberti Magni Operum Omnium, 39.) xxiv + 128 pp., figs., bibl. Münster: Aschendorff, 2014. €98 (paper).

José Ramón Marcaida López. Arte y Ciencia en el Barroco Español. Historia natural, coleccionismo y cultura visual. (Premio Internacional Alfonso E. Pérez Sánchez, 3.) 337 pp., illus., bibl., index. Madrid: Marcial Pons, Ediciones de Historia, 2014. €27 (cloth).

Steven P. Marrone. A History of Science, Magic & Belief. From Medieval to Early Modern Europe. xvi + 317 pp., bibl., index. London: Palgrave, 2015. £22.99 (paper).

Alberto A. Martínez. The Truth about Darwin’s Finches, Einstein’s Wife, and Other Myths.xvi + 324 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011. $22.95 (paper).

Alberto A. Martínez. The Cult of Pythagoras. Math and Myths. xxii + 264 pp., figs., tables, index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012. $19 (cloth).

Joseph Masco. The Theater of Operations. National Security Affect from the Cold War to the War on Terror. 279 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Durham, London: Duke University Press, 2014. $84.95 (paper).

Renato G. Mazzoloni & Hans-Jörg Rheinberger (eds.). Differing Routes to Stem cell Research. Germany and Italy. (Annali dell’Instituto Storico Italo-Germanico in Trento / Jahrbuch des italienisch-deutschen historischen Instituts in Trient, 26.) 271 pp., figs., tables, index. Bologna: Società Editrice il Mulino / Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 2012. €22 (paper).

Russell McCormmach. The Personality of Henry Cavendish. A Great Scientist with Extraordinary Peculiarities. (Archimedes. New Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, 36.) xviii + 310 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Cham: Springer, 2014. €105.99 (cloth).

David Meerman Scott & Richard Jurek. Marketing the Moon. The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program. With a Foreword by Captain Eugene A. Cernan. xiii + 130 pp., illus., bibl. Cambridge & London: The MIT Press, 2014. $27.95 (cloth).

David Marshall Miller. Representing Space in the Scientific Revolution. xiii + 235 pp., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. £55 (cloth).

Piers D. Mitchell (ed.). Sanitation, Latrines and Intestinal Parasites in Past Populations.xii + 278 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Farnham & Burlington: Ashgate, 2015. £63 (cloth).

Margaret Morrison. Reconstructing Reality. Models, Mathematics, and Simulations. (Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Science.) vii + 334 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. £41.99 (cloth).

Wolfgang Neuber, Thomas Rahn, Claus Zittel (eds.). The Making of Copernicus. Early Modern Translations of a Scientist and His Science. (Intersections, 36.) xv + 331 pp., illus., index. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2015. $149 (cloth).

Agamenon R.E. Oliveira. A History of the Work Concept. From Physics to Economics.(History of Mechanism and Machine Science, 24.) xxiii + 239 pp., illus., figs. Dordrecht: Springer, 2014. €84.79 (cloth).

Benjamin B. Olshin. The Mysteries of the Marco Polo Maps. ix + 174 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago, London: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $45 (cloth).

Naomi Oreskes & John Krige (eds.). Science and Technology in the Global Cold War.(Transformations. Studies in the History of Science and Technology.) ix + 456 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Cambridge & London: The MIT Press, 2014. $25.95 (paper).

Sharon Packer. Neuroscience in Science Fiction Films. 287 pp., illus., bibl., index. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2015. $39.95 (paper).

Gary Patterson. Polymer Science from 1935-1953. Consolidating the Paradigm. (Springer Briefs in Molecular Science. History of Chemistry.) xi + 88 pp., illus., figs., index. Heidelberg: Springer, 2014. €52.99 (paper).

Theodore W. Pietsch (ed.). Cuvier’s History of the Natural Sciences. Twenty-four Lessons from Antiquity to the Renaissance. 734 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Paris: Publications Scientifiques du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, 2012. €49 (paper).

Isabelle Pingree & John M. Steele (eds.). Pathways into the Study of Ancient Science. Selected Essays by David Pingree. (Transactions.) xxi +503 pp., illus., figs. The American Philosophical Society: 2014. $37 (paper).

Scott H. Podolsky. The Antibiotic Era. Reform, Resistance, and the Pursuit of a Rational Therapeutics. xii + 309 pp., illus., figs., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. $34.95 (cloth).

James Lawrence Powell. Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences. From Heresy to Truth.xvi + 367 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. New York & Chichester: Columbia University Press, 2015. $34.99 (cloth).

Jamil Ragep & Faith Wallis (eds.) with Pamela Miller and Adam Gacek. The Herbalof al-Ghāfiqī. A Facsimile Edition with Critical Essays. x + 736 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Montreal & Kingston, London, Ithaca: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2014. £101 (cloth).   

Martin J.S. Rudwick. Earth’s Deep History. How it was Discovered and Why it Matters. ix + 360 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $30 (cloth).

Paul Sabin. The Bet. Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble over Earth´s Future. xv + 304 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2013. $28.50 (cloth).

Edward Sandifer. How Euler did even More. (Spectrum Series.) xiii + 236 pp., illus., figs. Washington, DC: The Mathematical Association of America, 2015. $35 (paper).

Benjamin Schmidt. Inventing Exoticism. Geography, Globalism, and Europe´s Early Modern World. (Material Texts.) xx + 412 pp., illus., bibl., index. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. $85 (cloth).

Matthias Schönhofer. Letters from an American Botanist. The Correspondences of Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Mühlenberg (1753-1815). (Beiträge zur Europäischen Überseegeschichte, 101.) 608 pp., apps., bibl., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag: 2014. €84 (paper).

Lee Scrivner. Becoming Insomniac. How Sleeplessness Alarmed Modernity. x + 257 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. £60 (cloth).  

Marc Shell. Islandology. Geography, Rhetoric, Politics. xiii + 361 pp., illus., index. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. $35 (cloth).

Roy J. Shephard. An Illustrated History of Health of Fitness, from Pre-History to Our Post-Modern World. (Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 39.) xxii + 1077 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Cham: Springer, 2015. €242.74 (cloth).    

Harald Siebert. Die ptolemäische Optik in Spätantike und byzantinischer Zeit. Historiographische Dekonstruktion, textliche Neuerschliessung, Rekontextualisierung.(Boethius. Texte und Abhandlungen zur Geschichte der Mathematik und der Naturwissenschaften, 67.) 575 pp., figs., bibl., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2014. €86 (cloth).

Greg Siegel. Forensic Media. Reconstructing Accidents in Accelerated Modernity. xi + 260 pp., illus., bibl., index. Durham, London: Duke University Press, 2014. $84.95 (paper).

Lawrence Sklar (ed.). Physical Theory. Method and Interpretation. vi + 293 pp., illus., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. £41.99 (cloth).

Matthew Stanley. Huxley’s Church & Maxwell’s Demon. From Theistic Science to Naturalistic Science. 364 pp., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $45 (cloth).

Johan C.-E. Stén. A Comet of the Enlightenment. Anders Johan Lexell’s Life and Discoveries. (Vita Mathematica, 17.) xvi + 300 pp., illus., figs., index. Cham: Springer / Birkhäuser, 2014. €100.69 (cloth).

Dustin Stokes, Mohan Matthen & Stephen Biggs (eds.). Perception and its Modalities.xv + 494 pp., figs., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. $35 (paper).

Michael F. Suarez, S.J. & H.R. Woudhuysen (eds.). The Book. A Global History. xx + 748 pp., illus., index. Oxford University Press, 2013. $50 (cloth).

Banu Subramaniam. Ghost Stories for Darwin. The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity. xiv + 280 pp., illus., bibl., index. Urbana, Chicago, Springfield: University of Illinois Press, 2014. $28 (paper).   

Jason A. Tipton. Philosophical Biology in Aristotle’s Parts of Animals. (Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 26.) xi + 207 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Cham: Springer, 2014. €105.99 (cloth).

Thomas C. Vinci. Space, Geometry, and Kant’s Transcendental Deduction of the Categories. xii + 251 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. £47.99 (cloth).

Corinna Wagner. Pathological Bodies. Medicine and Political Culture. (The Berkeley series in British Studies, 6.) xii + 315 pp., illus., bibl., index. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2013. $39.95 (paper).

Robert Weston. Medical Consulting by Letter in France, 1665-1789. (The History of Medicine in Context.) xi + 228 pp., tables, bibl., index. Farnham & Burlington: Ashgate, 2013. £74 (cloth).

Nick Wilding. Galileo’s Idol. Gianfrancesco Sagredo & The Politics of Knowledge. 200 pp., figs., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $35 (cloth).

Johannes Zachhuber. Theology as Science in Nineteenth-Century Germany. From F.C. Baur to Ernst Troeltsch. (Changing Paradigms in Historical and Systematic Theology.) xii + 318 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. £56.25 (cloth).