A Survival Guide To The Misinformation Age

Author: David J. Helfand
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231541023
Size: 48.29 MB
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From confronting our fear of quantitative reasoning and demystifying graphs to elucidating the key concepts of probability and data analysis and the use of precise language and logic, this book supplies an essential set of apps for the ...

The Big Picture

Author: Sean Carroll
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780746075
Size: 12.79 MB
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Destined to sit alongside the works of our greatest thinkers, from Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan to Daniel Dennett and E. O. Wilson, this book shows that while our lives may be forever dwarfed by the immensity of the universe, they can be ...

A Mathematician S Lament

Author: Paul Lockhart
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781934137178
Size: 13.84 MB
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A manifesto for freeing math from the drudgery of traditional teaching by a brilliant mathematician.

Reality Check

Author: Donald R. Prothero
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253010365
Size: 22.48 MB
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To shed light on this darkness, Donald R. Prothero explains the scientific process and why society has come to rely on science not only to provide a better life but also to reach verifiable truths no other method can obtain.

Algorithms To Live By

Author: Brian Christian
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1627790373
Size: 79.38 MB
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From finding a spouse to finding a parking spot, from organizing one's inbox to understanding the workings of human memory, Algorithms to Live By transforms the wisdom of computer science into strategies for human living.

Every Thing Must Go

Author: James Ladyman
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199276196
Size: 26.89 MB
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Every Thing Must Go argues that the only kind of metaphysics that can contribute to objective knowledge is one based specifically on contemporary science as it really is, and not on philosophers' a priori intuitions, common sense, or ...

The Tides Of Mind Uncovering The Spectrum Of Consciousness

Author: David Gelernter
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 1631490842
Size: 73.16 MB
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In the great introspective tradition of Wilhelm Wundt and René Descartes, David Gelernter promises to not only revolutionize our understanding of what it means to be human but also to help answer many of our most fundamental questions ...

The Obesity Paradox

Author: Carl J. Lavie, M.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698148517
Size: 65.21 MB
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Sharing the science behind these recent findings, The Obesity Paradox shows readers how to achieve what’s really important: maximum health—not minimum weight.

A Small Scale Approach To Organic Laboratory Techniques

Author: Donald L. Pavia
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 130544602X
Size: 56.16 MB
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The book is organized based on essays and topics of current interest and covers a large number of traditional organic reactions and syntheses, as well as experiments with a biological or health science focus.