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- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99
?Where I saw a thrilling and historic transformation in the world?s oldest idea?the future?other people saw only Target, Facebook, Google, and the government using their data to surveil, track, and trick them . . . But in fact, your data is your best defense against coercive marketing and intrusive government practices. Your data is nothing less than... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 29.95
Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today?s debates on religion, morality,... more...
- Origin Press 2014; US$ 14.99
For millennia, great thinkers have contemplated the meaning and purpose of human existence; but while most assumed that humanity was the end point of creation or the pinnacle of evolution, Ted Chu makes the provocative claim that the human race may in fact be a means rather than an end?that humankind will give rise to evolutionary successors. In this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
In Science, Order and Creativity, David Bohm and F. David Peat argue that science has lost its way in recent years and needs to go beyond a narrow and fragmented view of nature and embrace a wider holistic view that restores the importance of creativity and communication for all humanity - not just scientists. The result of a close collaboration by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This collection of original essays aims to reinvigorate the debate surrounding philosophical realism in relation to philosophy of science, pragmatism, epistemology, and theory of perception. Questions concerning realism are as current and as ancient as philosophy itself; this volume explores relations between different positions designated as ?realism?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
First published in 1963, this title considers the philosophical problems encountered when attempting to provide a clear and general explanation of scientific principles, and the basic confrontation between such principles and experience. Beginning with a detailed introduction that considers various approaches to the philosophy and theory of science,... more...
- Butzon & Bercker 2014; US$ 20.69
Weithin hat die Meinung um sich gegriffen, allein mit Hilfe der Naturwissenschaften seien das Leben und die Welt zu begreifen. Doch das wäre nicht nur eine Bankrotterklärung für die Religion. Mit einer Absolutsetzung der Naturwissenschaften ist es zudem nur noch ein kleiner Schritt hin zur Ideologisierung einer Weltanschauung - mit unabsehbaren Folgen... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Enrico Ferri was a prominent figure in the early development of the field of criminology. The school of thought that he developed, which came to be known as positivism, sought to identify and address the social, economic and environmental factors that contributed to the emergence of criminal and antisocial behavior in some people. The three lectures... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 1.99
Travel back in time to the midst of Civil War-torn America and get a first-hand glimpse into how progressive American thinkers were conceptualizing race relations and grappling with the issue of how African-Americans would fare in the aftermath of the war. This thought-provoking essay from writer and pastor William Aikman is a compelling document of... more...