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  • Philosophy of Science: A Very Short Introductionby Samir Okasha

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 7.99

    This Very Short Introduction provides a concise overview of the main themes of contemporary philosophy of science. Beginning with a short history of science to set the scene, Samir Okasha goes on to investigate the nature of scientific reasoning, scientific explanation, revolutions in science, and theories such as realism and anti-realism. He also... more...

  • Spooky Action at a Distanceby George Musser

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 11.20

    Long-listed for the 2016 PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award ?An important book that provides insight into key new developments in our understanding of the nature of space, time and the universe. It will repay careful study.? ?John Gribbin, The Wall Street Journal ?An endlessly surprising foray into the current mother... more...

  • Understanding the Universeby George Greenstein

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 64.00

    A student-active introduction to astronomy, emphasizing inquiry learning so students will clearly understand how our universe and science work. more...

  • The Singular Universe and the Reality of Timeby Roberto Mangabeira Unger; Lee Smolin

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 25.00

    Roberto Mangabeira Unger and Lee Smolin argue for a revolution in our cosmological ideas. Ideal for non-scientists, physicists and cosmologists. more...

  • The Quantum and the Lotusby Matthieu Ricard; Trinh Xuan Thuan

    Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 16.00

    Matthieu Ricard trained as a molecular biologist, working in the lab of a Nobel prize?winning scientist, but when he read some Buddhist philosophy, he became drawn to Buddhism. Eventually he left his life in science to study with Tibetan teachers, and he is now a Buddhist monk and translator for the Dalai Lama, living in the Shechen monastery near... more...

  • Looking for Spinozaby Antonio Damasio

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2003; US$ 15.65

    In the seventeenth century, the philosopher Spinoza examined the role emotion played in human survival and culture. Yet hundreds of years and many significant scientific advances later, the neurobiological roots of joy and sorrow remain a mystery. Today, we spend countless resources doctoring our feelings with alcohol, prescription drugs, health clubs,... more...

  • Space, Time and Einsteinby J.B. Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    This introduction to one of the liveliest and most popular fields in philosophy is written specifically for a beginning readership with no background in philosophy or science. Step-by-step analyses of the key arguments are provided and the philosophical heart of the issues is revealed without recourse to jargon, maths, or logical formulas. The book... more...

  • Undeniableby Douglas Axe

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99

    Throughout his distinguished and unconventional career, engineer-turned-molecular-biologist Douglas Axe has been asking the questions that much of the scientific community would rather silence. Now, he presents his conclusions in this brave and pioneering book. Axe argues that the key to understanding our origin is the ?design intuition??the innate... more...

  • Elon Muskby Ashlee Vance

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 7.99

    In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley?s most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs?a real-life Tony Stark?and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new ?makers.? Elon Musk spotlights the... more...

  • Behind the Modelby Peter Spiegler

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 28.00

    This book looks 'behind the model' to show how formal models of the economy work - and why they sometimes fail. more...