A Survival Guide To The Misinformation Age

Author: David J. Helfand
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231541023
Size: 22.25 MB
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From confronting our fear of quantitative reasoning and demystifying graphs to elucidating the key concepts of probability and data analysis and the use of precise language and logic, this book supplies an essential set of apps for the ...

The Big Picture

Author: Sean Carroll
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780746075
Size: 28.36 MB
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Destined to sit alongside the works of our greatest thinkers, from Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan to Daniel Dennett and E. O. Wilson, this book shows that while our lives may be forever dwarfed by the immensity of the universe, they can be ...

A Mathematician S Lament

Author: Paul Lockhart
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781934137178
Size: 28.73 MB
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A manifesto for freeing math from the drudgery of traditional teaching by a brilliant mathematician.

The Non Local Universe

Author: Robert Nadeau
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019803041X
Size: 49.19 MB
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" In The Non-Local Universe, Nadeau and Kafatos offer a revolutionary look at the breathtaking implications of non-locality.

Reality Check

Author: Donald R. Prothero
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253010365
Size: 71.14 MB
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To shed light on this darkness, Donald R. Prothero explains the scientific process and why society has come to rely on science not only to provide a better life but also to reach verifiable truths no other method can obtain.

Algorithms To Live By

Author: Brian Christian
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1627790373
Size: 54.42 MB
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From finding a spouse to finding a parking spot, from organizing one's inbox to understanding the workings of human memory, Algorithms to Live By transforms the wisdom of computer science into strategies for human living.

Every Thing Must Go

Author: James Ladyman
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199276196
Size: 23.14 MB
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Every Thing Must Go argues that the only kind of metaphysics that can contribute to objective knowledge is one based specifically on contemporary science as it really is, and not on philosophers' a priori intuitions, common sense, or ...

The Obesity Paradox

Author: Carl J. Lavie, M.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698148517
Size: 10.46 MB
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Sharing the science behind these recent findings, The Obesity Paradox shows readers how to achieve what’s really important: maximum health—not minimum weight.

The Unnatural World

Author: David Biello
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476743908
Size: 67.49 MB
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An environmental journalist examines the world humanity has created through climate change and chronicles the scientists, billionaires, and ordinary people who are working toward saving the planet.