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Spooky Action at a Distance

Spooky Action at a Distance (Hardback)

By Musser, George

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Physicists have discovered a phenomenon that operates outside the confines of space and time. It is the ability of one particle to affect another instantly across the vastness of space. In Spooky Action at a Distance, George Musser offers a provocative exploration of non locality ...

ISBN 9780374298517
Published 8 December 2015 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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Skeptic

Skeptic (Hardback)

By Shermer, Michael

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Seventy-five of author's contributions to Scientific American magazine.

ISBN 9781627791380
Published 9 February 2016 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science
 

To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science (Paperback)

By Weinberg, Steven

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Moving from ancient Miletus to medieval Baghdad to Oxford, and from the Museum of Alexandria to the Royal Society of London, the author shows that the scientists of the past not only did not understand what we understand about the world - they did not understand what there is to ...

ISBN 9780141980874
Release Date 29 February 2016 by Penguin
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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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Philosophy

Philosophy (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Perry, Kevin

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Philosophy is to question everything. More than a lifestyle, larger than any single idea, broader than a conviction, philosophy is the love of exploration, of knowledge, of uncertainty, and of that cornerstone of free thinking: doubt. Kevin Perry's Philosophy takes the reader on ...

ISBN 9781623156374
Published 14 August 2015 by Callisto Media Inc.
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The Meaning of Science

The Meaning of Science (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Lewens, Tim

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Drawing on the insights of towering figures like Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn, this book shows how key questions in science matter, often in personal, practical and political ways.

ISBN 9780141977423
Published 21 October 2015 by Penguin
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A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing Science of Attention in the Digital Age

A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing Science of Attention in the Digital Age (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Richtel, Matt

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From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology's vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic texting-while-driving car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scienti ...

ISBN 9780062284075
Published 7 August 2015 by HarperCollins
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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 15 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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