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The Brain is Wider Than the Sky: Why Simple Solutions Don't Work in a Complex World
  

The Brain is Wider Than the Sky: Why Simple Solutions Don't Work in a Complex World (Hardback)

By Appleyard, Bryan

A clarion call against dumbing-down in modern society by one of our most eminent journalists

ISBN 9780297860303
Published 13 December 2011 by Orion Publishing
Interest Age Young Adults
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Aliens: Why They are Here

Aliens: Why They are Here (Paperback, New edition)

By Appleyard, Bryan

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An entertaining and thought-provoking 'cultural history' of the alien phenomenon - who are they and why are they here?

ISBN 9780743256865
Published 1 June 2006 by Simon & Schuster
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How to Live Forever or Die Trying: On the New Immortality

How to Live Forever or Die Trying: On the New Immortality (Paperback)

By Appleyard, Bryan

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A dazzling, funny, alarming, entertaining and thought-provoking look at immortality and how some believe it will soon be within our reach.

ISBN 9781416522836
Published 1 April 2008 by Simon & Schuster
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The Brain is Wider Than the Sky: Why Simple Solutions Don't Work in a Complex World

The Brain is Wider Than the Sky: Why Simple Solutions Don't Work in a Complex World (Paperback)

By Appleyard, Bryan

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Simplicity has become a brand and a cult. People want simple lives and simple solutions. And now our technology wants us to be simpler, to be 'machine readable'. From telephone call trees that simplify us into a series of 'options' to social networks that reduce us to our purchas ...

ISBN 9781780220154
Published 27 November 2012 by Orion Publishing
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Bedford Park

Bedford Park (Paperback)

By Appleyard, Bryan

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Set in 1912, Bedford Park is not just a London suburb: it is a crucible for enlightenment and modernity inhabited by people who wish to better themselves - and those who should know better. It is a singular place, architecturally sidestepping the modern whilst encouraging those w ...

ISBN 9781780228389
Published 12 August 2014 by Orion Publishing
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Understanding the Present: An Alternative History of Science

Understanding the Present: An Alternative History of Science (Paperback, Revised)

By Appleyard, Bryan

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Bryan Appleyard charts the progression of scientific knowledge, from Copernicus and Descartes to Einstein and Hawking, and its devastating impact on mankind's belief in his dominant role in the universe.

ISBN 9781860648915
Published 21 November 2003 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Understanding the Present: Science and the Soul of Modern Man
 

Understanding the Present: Science and the Soul of Modern Man (Paperback)

By Appleyard, Bryan

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ISBN 9780385420983
Published 31 December 1994 by Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub
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City of Objects: Designs on Berlin
 

City of Objects: Designs on Berlin (Paperback)

By Alsop, Will; Gooding, Mel; McLean, Bruce; Stormer, Jan; Appleyard, Bryan

ISBN 9781874056256
Published 8 July 1992 by ellipsis London Ltd
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Ende Der Sterblichkeit, Das: Ewiges Leben: Traum - Alptraum - Wirklichkeit

Ende Der Sterblichkeit, Das: Ewiges Leben: Traum - Alptraum - Wirklichkeit (Hardback)

By Appleyard, Bryan; Translated by Kamphuis, A.

I want to live for ever! sangen die Darsteller von Fame, und damit sind sie nicht allein: Das Streben nach Unsterblichkeit, nach ewiger Jugend zieht sich durch die gesamte Menschheitsgeschichte. Aber erst in den letzten Jahrzehnten haben die medizinischen Wissenschaften so rasant ...

ISBN 9783827419286
Published 1 April 2008 by Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
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Language (German)
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Brave New Worlds: Genetics and the Human Experience
 

Brave New Worlds: Genetics and the Human Experience (Hardback)

By Appleyard, Bryan

This text takes the liberal humanist position against the advance of scientific ethics (or lack of them), in particular those of genetics. As the achievements of science threaten to engulf this century leaving us morally and philosophically floundering in their wake.

ISBN 9780002570213
Published 18 January 1999 by HarperCollins
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