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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 (S1)
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Near-Death Experiences: Understanding Our Visions of the Afterlife

Near-Death Experiences: Understanding Our Visions of the Afterlife (Hardback)

By Fischer, John Martin; Mitchell-Yellin, Benjamin

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Near-Death Experiences gives an account of the profound meaning and striking transformative effects that near-death experiences engender. They argue that the integrity of scientific inquiry is compatible with genuine understanding of the significance of human spirituality.

ISBN 9780190466602
Published 15 July 2016 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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This Will Change Everything: Ideas That Will Shape the Future

This Will Change Everything: Ideas That Will Shape the Future (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Brockman, John

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Ian McEwan, Steven Pinker, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and 150 other intellectuals reveal the next big ideas that have the potential to change the world.

ISBN 9780061899676
Published 1 August 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers
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The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time

The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Canales, Jimena

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On April 6, 1922, in Paris, Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson publicly debated the nature of time. Einstein considered Bergson's theory of time to be a soft, psychological notion, irreconcilable with the quantitative realities of physics. Bergson, who gained fame as a philosopher ...

ISBN 9780691173177
Published 15 October 2016
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The Philosophy of Physics

The Philosophy of Physics (Paperback)

By Rickles, Dean; Rickles, Robert

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Does the future exist already? What is space? Are time machines physically possible? What is quantum mechanical reality like? Are there many universes? Is there a 'true' geometry of the universe? Why does there appear to be an arrow of time? Do humans play a special role in the w ...

ISBN 9780745669823
Published 20 June 2016 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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Only Woman in the Room: Why Science is Still a Boys' Club

Only Woman in the Room: Why Science is Still a Boys' Club (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Pollack, Eileen

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Named one of the notable nonfiction books of 2015 by The Washington Post A bracingly honest exploration of why there are still so few women in the hard sciences, mathematics, engineering, and computer science In 2005, when Lawrence Summers, then president of Harvard, asked why so ...

ISBN 9780807083444
Published 1 December 2016
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Biology of Wonder: Aliveness, Feeling and the Metamorphosis of Science

Biology of Wonder: Aliveness, Feeling and the Metamorphosis of Science (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Weber, Andreas

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Understanding our place in the web of life.

ISBN 9780865717992
Published 1 May 2016
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Shrinking the Technosphere: Getting a Grip on Technologies That Limit Our Autonomy, Self-Sufficiency and Freedom
 

Shrinking the Technosphere: Getting a Grip on Technologies That Limit Our Autonomy, Self-Sufficiency and Freedom (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Orlov, Dmitry

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Making wise individual choices about technology use may just be the way it really saves us

ISBN 9780865718388
Release Date 1 March 2017
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Debating Darwin

Debating Darwin (Hardback)

By Richards, Robert J.; Ruse, Michael

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Charles Darwin is easily the most famous scientist of the modern age, and his theory of evolution is constantly referenced in many contexts by scientists and non-scientist alike. And yet, despite how frequently his ideas are evoked, there remains a surprising amount we don t know ...

ISBN 9780226384429
Published 15 August 2016 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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The Physics of Life: The Evolution of Everything

The Physics of Life: The Evolution of Everything (Hardback)

By Bejan, Adrian

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An empowering new view of the nature of physics and the constant evolution of our physical and social world

ISBN 9781250078827
Published 28 June 2016 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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