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Scientific Metaphysics

Scientific Metaphysics (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Ross, Don; Ladyman, James; Kincaid, Harold

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Original essays by leading philosophers of science explore the question of whether metaphysics can and should be naturalized-conducted as part of natural science. They engage with a range of approaches and disciplines to argue that if metaphysics is to be capable of identifying o ...

ISBN 9780198744108
Published 15 July 2015 by Oxford University Press
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A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)

A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Oakley, Barbara

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At a time when two-thirds of American high school students are not proficient in math, this book comes to the rescue of math-phobes of all ages. Whether you are a college student struggling to fulfill a math requirement or a professional in a field requiring high-level analytic s ...

ISBN 9780399165245
Published 24 September 2014 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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Metamorphoses of Light: Lightning, Rainbows and the Northern Lights, A Spiritual-Scientific Study

Metamorphoses of Light: Lightning, Rainbows and the Northern Lights, A Spiritual-Scientific Study (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Buhler, Walter

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Apart from the rainbows, lightning and northern lights in the title, the author discusses the blue of the sky, the colours of twilight and the dewdrop, and halos and other light phenomena.

ISBN 9781906999803
Published 15 May 2015 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Science

Science (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Fuller, Steve

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If science enframes our lives, how should we relate to it? Can science give a sense of completeness to one's life? Can it account for the entirety of what it is to be human? And does science add value to anything one does in life? In exploring these questions, this book argues th ...

ISBN 9781844652044
Published 1 September 2009 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Series The Art of Living
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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
Published 10 March 2015 by Little, Brown
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The Meaning of Human Existence

The Meaning of Human Existence (Hardback)

By Wilson, Edward O.

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Challenging a purely mechanistic view of human existence, Edward O. Wilson examines what makes human beings supremely different from all other species.

ISBN 9780871401007
Published 27 October 2014 by WW Norton & Co
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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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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 1 August 2015 by HarperCollins
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Critical Mass: How One Thing Leads to Another

Critical Mass: How One Thing Leads to Another (Paperback, New title)

By Ball, Philip

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Is there a 'physics of society'? Ranging from Hobbes and Adam Smith to modern work on traffic flow and market trading, and across economics, sociology and psychology, this title shows how much we can understand of human behaviour when we cease to try to predict and analyse the be ...

ISBN 9780099457862
Published 1 April 2005 by Cornerstone
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