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The Man Who Touched His Own Heart: True Tales of Science, Surgery, and Mystery
 

The Man Who Touched His Own Heart: True Tales of Science, Surgery, and Mystery (Hardback)

By Dunn, Rob

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The secret history of our most vital organ--the human heart

ISBN 9780316225793
Release Date 10 March 2015 by Little, Brown
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The Moral Arc

The Moral Arc (Hardback)

By Shermer, Michael

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Explains how abstract reasoning, rationality, empiricism, skepticism - scientific ways of thinking - have profoundly changed the way we perceive morality and, indeed, move us ever closer to a more just world.

ISBN 9780805096910
Published 1 March 2015 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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Aha!: The Moments of Insight That Shape Our World

Aha!: The Moments of Insight That Shape Our World (Hardback)

By Irvine, William B.

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Great ideas often develop gradually after studying a problem at length-but not always. Sometimes, an insight hits like a bolt from the blue. For Archimedes, clarity struck while he was taking a bath. For Gustav Mahler, it came as the blades of his oars touched the water. And for ...

ISBN 9780199338870
Published 26 February 2015 by Oxford University Press
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The End of Discovery: Are We Approaching the Boundaries of the Knowable?
 

The End of Discovery: Are We Approaching the Boundaries of the Knowable? (Paperback)

By Stannard, Russell

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Fundamental science will one day come to an end, argues Russell Stannard. Ultimately there will be experiments too vast to finance, areas of knowledge the human brain cannot comprehend, evidence that forever eludes us. His book explores the likely boundaries of our quest to under ...

ISBN 9780199645718
Published 29 May 2012 by Oxford University Press
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Copernicus, Darwin and Freud: Revolutions in the History and Philosophy of Science

Copernicus, Darwin and Freud: Revolutions in the History and Philosophy of Science (Paperback)

By Weinert, Friedel

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Using Copernicanism, Darwinism, and Freudianism as examples of scientific traditions, this book takes a philosophical look at these three revolutions in thought to illustrate the connections between science and philosophy. It shows how these revolutions in thought lead to philoso ...

ISBN 9781405181839
Published 10 October 2008 by John Wiley and Sons Australia
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Beyond the Cyborg: Adventures with Donna Haraway

Beyond the Cyborg: Adventures with Donna Haraway (Hardback)

By Grebowicz, Margret; Merrick, Helen; Epilogue by Haraway, Donna

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Feminist theorist and philosopher Donna Haraway has substantially impacted thought on science, cyberculture, the environment, animals, and social relations. This long-overdue volume explores her influence on feminist theory and philosophy, paying particular attention to her more ...

ISBN 9780231149280
Published 1 June 2013 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation (Hardback)

By Nye, Bill; Edited by Powell, Corey S.

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Sparked by the a provocative comment to BigThink.com last fall, and fueled by a highly controversial debate with Creation Museum curator Ken Ham, Bill Nye's campaign to confront the scientific shortcoming of creationism has exploded in just a few months into a national crusade. I ...

ISBN 9781250007131
Published 1 November 2014 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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The Web of Life: A New Synthesis of Mind and Matter

The Web of Life: A New Synthesis of Mind and Matter (Paperback, New edition)

By Capra, Fritjof

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Capra argues that at the end of the 20th century we are shifting away from the mechanistic world of Descartes and Newton to a holistic, ecological view. He establishes patterns between ideas from such diverse fields as Buddhism and quantum physics.

ISBN 9780006547518
Published 28 April 1997 by HarperCollins
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Popper

Popper (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition)

By Magee, Bryan

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Karl Popper has been hailed as the greatest philosopher of all time and as a thinker whose influence is ackowledged by a variety of scholars. This work demonstrates Popper's importance across the whole range of philosophy and provides an introduction to the main themes of philoso ...

ISBN 9780006860082
Published 5 June 1985 by HarperCollins
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Series Fontana Modern Masters
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Infinite in All Directions

Infinite in All Directions (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Dyson, Freeman J.

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In Dyson's view science and religion are two windows through which we can look out at the world around us. This book is a revised version of a series of the Gifford lecture. They allowed Dyson the licence to express everything in the universe, focusing on the diversity of the nat ...

ISBN 9780060728892
Published 19 October 2004 by HarperCollins
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