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- Random House 2010; US$ 20.47
For the past forty years Noam Chomsky's writings on politics and language have established him as a preeminent public intellectual and as one of the most original and wide-ranging political and social critics of our time. Among the seminal figures in linguistic theory over the past century, since the 1960s Chomsky has also secured a place as perhaps... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95
Newton's bucket, Einstein's elevator, Schrödinger's cat ? these are some of the best-known examples of thought experiments in the natural sciences. But what function do these experiments perform? Are they really experiments at all? Can they help us gain a greater understanding of the natural world? How is it possible that we can learn new things... more...
- Hodder Education 2005; US$ 22.38
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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 15.95
Contents: Introduction. Selected Bibliography. I. EARLY PHILOSOPHICAL WRITINGS. 1. On the Jewish Question. 2. Toward a Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right: Introduction. 3. Excerpt-Notes of 1844 (selections). 4. Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts (selections): Preface; Alienated Labor; Private Property and Communism;... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 39.95
A concise anthology for the ancient philosophy survey that ranges from the Presocratics through the Neoplatonists, Introductory Readings in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy features essential selections from C.D.C. Reeve's 2004 translation of Plato's Republic , which casts reported speech into direct dialogue, as well other translations... more...
- Open Court 2011; US$ 29.95
One of the great tasks of Mortimer Adler?s illustrious life was his search for a watertight proof of the existence of God. Adler believed that his search had been successful. Adler spent years studying the classic proofs of God?s existence, especially Aquinas?s Five Ways, and found shortcomings in all of them, as conventionally understood. But he... more...
- Workman Publishing Company 2012; US$ 12.95
This is not a book for Bill Gates. Or Hillary Clinton, or Steven Spielberg. Clearly they have no trouble getting stuff done. For the great majority of us, though, what a comfort to discover that we?re not wastrels and slackers, but doers . . . in our own way. It may sound counterintuitive, but according to philosopher John Perry, you can accomplish... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 18.99
The renowned science writer, mathematician, and bestselling author of Fermat's Last Theorem masterfully refutes the overreaching claims the "New Atheists," providing millions of educated believers with a clear, engaging explanation of what science really says, how there's still much space for the Divine in the universe, and why faith in both God... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 18.99
For many decades, the proponents of `artificial intelligence' have maintained that computers will soon be able to do everything that a human can do. In his bestselling work of popular science, Sir Roger Penrose takes us on a fascinating roller-coaster ride through the basic principles of physics, cosmology, mathematics, and philosophy to show that... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
Two Girls, One on Each Knee: A History of Cryptic Crosswords is an audaciously constructed book on the pleasures and puzzles of cryptic crosswords and their linguistic wordplay, from Alan Connor, the Guardian 's writer on crosswords On 21 December 2013, the crossword puzzle will be 100 years old. In the century since, it has evolved into the... more...