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Thumbelina: The Culture and Technology of Millennials

by Michel Serres & Daniel W. Smith Rowman & Littlefield International (October 20, 2014)

This book is an English-language translation of a bestselling book in France that explores the relationship between humans and new technologies.


Irrationally Yours

by Dr. Dan Ariely & William Haefeli Harper Perennial (May 19, 2015)

Three-time New York Times bestselling author Dan Ariely teams up with legendary The New Yorker cartoonist William Haefeli to present an expanded, illustrated collection of his immensely popularWall Street...


Race Unmasked: Biology and Race in the Twentieth Century

by Michael Yudell & J. Craig Venter Columbia University Press (September 09, 2014)

Race, while drawn from the visual cues of human diversity, is an idea with a measurable past, an identifiable present, and an uncertain future. The concept of race has been at the center of both triumphs and...


In Defense of Science: Why Scientific Literacy Matters

by Frank R. Spellman & Joni Price-Bayer Government Institutes (December 16, 2010)

Today, only a few people outside of the scientific community are conversant with the tradition of science and its many breakthroughs. The rest are scientifically illiterate. So say Frank R. Spellman and Joni...


Opening Heaven's Door

by Patricia Pearson Atria Books (May 13, 2014)

The first book by a respected journalist on Nearing Death Awareness—similar to Near-Death Experience—this “fascinating” (Kirkus Reviews) exploration brings “humor, sympathy, and keen critical intelligence...


The Poetic Species: A Conversation with Edward O. Wilson and Robert Hass

by Robert Hass, Edward O. Wilson & Lee Briccetti Bellevue Literary Press (March 17, 2014)

A meeting of great minds at the intersection of the arts and sciences


The Sacred Promise

by Gary E. Schwartz & John Edward Atria Books/Beyond Words (January 11, 2011)

Sacred Promise brings us into the laboratory of scientist Dr. Gary Schwartz, where he establishes the existence of Spirit by its own Willful Intent—a proof of concept for deceased spirits. The author takes...


The Geography of Thought

by Richard Nisbett Free Press (October 26, 2010)

A “landmark book” (Robert J. Sternberg, president of the American Psychological Association) by one of the world's preeminent psychologists that proves human behavior is not “hard-wired” but a function...


Lucifer's Legacy: The Meaning of Asymmetry

by Frank Close Dover Publications (November 26, 2013)

Popular science writer's cosmic "tour" of asymmetry ranges from development of human embryos to the mysterious Higgs boson, or "God particle," and ongoing research at the CERN laboratory. 2000 edition.


The Concept of Nature

by Alfred North Whitehead Dover Publications (December 26, 2012)

The brilliant mathematician explores the problems of substance, space, and time; criticizes Einstein's method of interpreting results; and offers an alternative theory of the four-dimensional space-time manifold....


Philosophy of Science: The Link Between Science and Philosophy

by Philipp Frank Dover Publications (March 19, 2013)

A distinguished mathematician traces the history of science, illustrating philosophy's ongoing role, explaining technology's erosion of the rapport between the two fields, and offering suggestions for their...


Einstein on Cosmic Religion and Other Opinions and Aphorisms

by Albert Einstein & George Bernard Shaw Dover Publications (February 03, 2012)

Einstein's essays explore science as the basis for a "cosmic" religion, embraced by all who share a sense of wonder in the universe. Additional topics include pacifism, disarmament, and Zionism.


The Species Problem: Biological Species, Ontology, and the Metaphysics of Biology

by David N. Stamos Lexington Books (March 17, 2003)

Stamos squarely confronts the problem of determining what a biological species is, whether species are real, and the nature of their reality. He critically considers the evolution of the major contemporary views...


Reality Check: How Science Deniers Threaten Our Future

by Donald R. Prothero, Pat Linse & Michael Shermer Indiana University Press (August 01, 2013)

The battles over evolution, climate change, childhood vaccinations, and the causes of AIDS, alternative medicine, oil shortages, population growth, and the place of science in our country-all are reaching a...


Neuroscience and Religion: Brain, Mind, Self, and Soul

by Volney P. Gay Lexington Books (August 16, 2009)

This is a unique set of multidisciplinary reflections on how the neurosciences shape our understanding of religious experience and religious institutions. Twelve scholars and scientists assess how advances in...


What We Believe but Cannot Prove

by John Brockman HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

More than one hundred of the world's leading thinkers write about things they believe in, despite the absence of concrete proof

Scientific theory, more often than not, is born of bold assumption, disparate bits...


Monkey Girl

by Edward Humes HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

What should we teach our children about where we come from?

Is evolution a lie or good science?

Is it incompatible with faith?

Have scientists really detected evidence of a creator in nature?

From bestselling,...


Becoming Nietzsche: Early Reflections on Democritus, Schopenhauer, and Kant

by Paul A. Swift Lexington Books (March 22, 2005)

Becoming Nietzsche is an essential book for understanding Nietzsche's philosophical genealogy from 1866D1868, a phase that is punctuated by the influence of Friedrich Lange and a surprising rejection of Schopenhauer's...


The Spike

by Damien Broderick Tom Doherty Associates (February 10, 2001)

The rate at which technology is changing our world--not just on a global level like space travel and instant worldwide communications but on the level of what we choose to wear, where we live, and what we eat--is...


Doing Physics, Second Edition: How Physicists Take Hold of the World

by Martin H. Krieger Indiana University Press (November 19, 2012)

Doing Physics makes concepts of physics easier to grasp by relating them to everyday knowledge. Addressing some of the models and metaphors that physicists use to explain the physical world, Martin H. Krieger...


Readings in the Philosophy of Technology

by David M. Kaplan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2009)

Ideal for professors who want to provide a comprehensive set of the most important readings in the philosophy of technology, from foundational to the cutting edge, this book introduces students to the various...


The Anthrax Letters

by Leonard A. Cole Skyhorse (April 01, 2009)

At 2:00am on October 2, 2001, Robert Stevens entered a hospital emergency room. Feverish, nauseated, and barely conscious, no one knew what was making him sick. Three days later he was dead. Stevens was the...


We Are All Stardust

by Stefan Klein & Ross Benjamin The Experiment (November 05, 2015)

“What distinguishes scientists, in your eyes?”—Stefan Klein

“First and foremost, curiosity.”—Roald Hoffmann, Nobel Prize–winning chemist

When Stefan Klein, an acclaimed journalist, sits down to talk...


Citizen Scientist

by Mary Ellen Hannibal The Experiment (September 06, 2016)

A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2016: “Intelligent and impassioned, Citizen Scientist is essential reading for anyone interested in the natural world.”

Award-winning writer Mary Ellen Hannibal has...


The Angry Chef's Guide to Spotting Bullsh*t in the World of Food

by Anthony Warner The Experiment (April 02, 2018)

Just say no to nutri-nonsense

Why is Chef Anthony Warner so angry? Two words: pseudoscience bullshit. Lies about nutrition are repeated everywhere—in newspaper headlines, on celebrity blogs, even by our well-meaning...


How to Love the Universe

by Stefan Klein The Experiment (November 27, 2018)

An eye-opening celebration of the marvels of space, time, the cosmos, and more

How to Love the Universe is a new kind of science writing by an author truly enamored of the world around him. In ten short chapters...


What the Future Looks Like

by Jim al-Khalili The Experiment (April 17, 2018)

Science fact, not science fiction, on the cutting–edge developments that are already changing the course of our future

Every day, scientists conduct pioneering experiments with the potential to transform how...


Know It All

by New Scientist & Mick O'Hare The Experiment (February 24, 2015)

A joy for science lovers, Know It All is your ticket to a grand meeting of curious minds!

New Scientist magazine’s beloved “Last Word” column is a rare forum for “un-Google-able” queries: Readers write...


Films from the Future

by Andrew Maynard Mango (November 15, 2018)

Learn how movies reveal the future of technology

Fans of The Science of InterstellarThe Second Machine Age, and Physics of the Future will love the Films from the Future.

Science, technology, and society:...


Paths Between Head and Heart

by Oliver C. Robinson O-Books (August 31, 2018)

Paths Between Head and Heart provides an accessible but comprehensive account of how science and spirituality relate, not as enemies, but as partners in the quest for a truth that is greater than either one...


Science and Ethical Values

by Bentley Glass The University of North Carolina Press (June 01, 2012)

Bentley Glass, one of the world's leading investigators in the field of human genetics, is concerned with the moral absolutes and ethics involved in experimentation with human life in the laboratory. He feels...


Post-Truth

by Steve Fuller Anthem Press (May 25, 2018)

‘Post-Truth’ was Oxford Dictionary’s 2016 word of the year. While the term was coined by its disparagers, especially in light of the Brexit and US Presidential campaigns, the roots of post-truth lie deep...


The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

by Steven Novella, Bob Novella, Cara Santa Maria & Jay Novella et al. Grand Central Publishing (October 02, 2018)

An all-encompassing guide to skeptical thinking in the popular "The Skeptics Guide to the Universe" podcast's dryly humorous, accessible style.

It's intimidating to realize that we live in a world overflowing...


Living Like Crazy

by Paul Gilbert Annwyn House (February 28, 2018)

This book explores how our archetypal potential can be dangerously shaped by culture, inadvertently forcing us to live in crazy and destructive ways. Through a a wide ranging discussion of different aspects...


The Science Communication Challenge

by Gitte Meyer Anthem Press (March 26, 2018)

‘The Science Communication Challenge’ explores and discusses the whys – as distinct from the hows – of science communication. Arguing that the dominant science communication paradigm is didactic, it...


Thinking Catherine Malabou

by Thomas Wormald & Isabell Dahms Rowman & Littlefield International (March 28, 2018)

This volume contributes to the growing body of literature exploring the work of contemporary French philosopher Catherine Malabou. Through its fifteen contributions, including two previously untranslated essays...


Hidden Dimensions: The Unification of Physics and Consciousness

by B. Alan Wallace Columbia University Press (August 28, 2007)

B. Alan Wallace introduces a natural theory of human consciousness that has its roots in contemporary physics and Buddhism. Wallace's "special theory of ontological relativity" suggests that mental phenomena...


Another Fine Mess

by Pope Brock Red Hen Press (September 12, 2017)

We've gotten into another fine mess, destroying the planet and all. So where will we go next? Is it time to colonize outer space? Acclaimed essayist Pope Brock takes us on a vivid satirical journal to learn...


Being Salmon, Being Human

by Martin Lee Mueller & Stephan Harding Chelsea Green Publishing (October 24, 2017)

In search of a new story for our place on earth

Being Salmon, Being Human examines Western culture’s tragic alienation from nature by focusing on the relationship between people and salmon—weaving together...


Limits of Science?

by John E. Beerbower FastPencil Publishing (October 20, 2017)

A deeply skeptical and incisively analytical examination of exceptional breadth, this book explores the range of what we call the sciences, revealing the important things that we do not know about nearly everything...


Primitive Culture Volume I

by Edward Burnett Tylor Dover Publications (June 22, 2016)

Use of the term "culture" as an expression of the full range of learned human behavior patterns began with this classic two-volume work, first published in 1871. Edward B. Tylor, the first Professor of Anthropology...


Primitive Culture, Volume II

by Edward Burnett Tylor Dover Publications (June 22, 2016)

The first Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oxford, Edward B. Tylor, defined the term "culture" for modern readers in this groundbreaking work. Initially published in 1871, this classic two-volume...


We Are Neighbors! Being a Part of Community - Social Skills Book Kindergarten | Children's Friendship & Social Skills Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (July 15, 2017)

Kindergarteners are not high in EQ yet, that’s a given. But you can do something to improve their EQ levels and that’s by educating them. You can use picture books, like this, to instill valuable lessons...


Lost in Math

by Sabine Hossenfelder Basic Books (June 12, 2018)

Most physicists think of beauty as the royal road to discovery; a leading critic shows it is instead the road to nowhere

Whether pondering black holes or predicting discoveries CERN, physicists believe the best...


The Equations of Life

by Charles S. Cockell Basic Books (June 05, 2018)

A groundbreaking new theory of evolution, arguing that life develops in predictable ways

We are all familiar with the popular idea of strange alien life wildly different from life on earth inhabiting other planets....


Future Consciousness

by Thomas Lombardo Changemakers Books (October 27, 2017)

How do our unique conscious minds reflect and amplify nature’s vast evolutionary process? This book provides a scientifically informed, psychologically holistic approach to understanding and enhancing our...


Measurement in Medicine

by Leah McClimans Rowman & Littlefield International (October 11, 2017)

Measurement in Medicine brings together for the first time a range of philosophical essays on topics in the philosophy of epidemiology, epistemology of measurement, philosophy of health economics and health...


A Potted Grammar of Natural Dialectic

by Michael Pitman merops press (September 04, 2017)

‘Potted Grammar’? ‘Natural Dialectic?’ This book is a companion to ‘Science and the Soul’ whose subtitle reads ‘facts and philosophy translated into Natural Dialectic’. It extracts, for clarity,...


Monkey Trouble

by Christopher Peterson Fordham University Press (November 07, 2017)

According to scholars of the nonhuman turn, the scandal of theory lies in its failure to decenter the human. The real scandal, however, is that we keep trying. The human has become a conspicuous blind spot for...


The Human Instinct

by Kenneth R. Miller Simon & Schuster (April 17, 2018)

A radical, optimistic exploration of how humans evolved to develop reason, consciousness, and free will.

Lately, the most passionate advocates of the theory of evolution seem to present it as bad news. Scientists...