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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 81,255 results

The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

Armand Marie Leroi

Classical history & classical civilisation; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

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In the Eastern Aegean lies an island of forested hills and olive groves, with streams, marshes and a lagoon that nearly cuts... [more]

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The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral Sciences

The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral...

Herbert Gintis

Society & Social Sciences; Game theory

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Game theory is central to understanding human behavior and relevant to all of the behavioral sciences - from biology and economics,... [more]

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A Pedestrian Approach to Quantum Field Theory

A Pedestrian Approach to Quantum Field Theory

Edward Grant Harris

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Introductory text for graduate students in physics taking a year-long course in quantum mechanics in which the third quarter... [more]

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A First Course in Topology: An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking

A First Course in Topology: An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking

Robert Conover

Mathematics & Sciences; Topology

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Topics include sets and functions, infinite sets and transfinite numbers, topological spaces and basic concepts, product spaces,... [more]

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What did the Romans know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

What did the Romans know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

Daryn Lehoux

History; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of science

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Examining the tools and methods that the Romans employed for their investigations of nature, as well as their cultural, intellectual,... [more]

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Information and the Nature of Reality: From Physics to Metaphysics

Information and the Nature of Reality: From Physics to Metaphysics

Paul Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Popular science; The natural world, country life & pets

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From quantum to biological and digital, here eminent scientists, philosophers and theologians chart various aspects of information.... [more]

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On Growth and Form

On Growth and Form

D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Developmental biology; Cellular biology (cytology)

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D'Arcy Thompson's classic On Growth and Form looks at the way things grow and the shapes they take. [more]

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Misbehaving Science: Controversy and the Development of Behavior Genetics

Misbehaving Science: Controversy and the Development of Behavior Genetics...

Aaron Panofsky

Sociology; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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Behavior genetics has always been a breeding ground for controversies. From the criminal chromosome to the gay gene, claims... [more]

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Extinct Madagascar: Picturing the Island's Past

Extinct Madagascar: Picturing the Island's Past

Steven M. Goodman, William L. Jungers (State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA)

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Endangered species & extinction of species

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The landscapes of Madagascar have long delighted zoologists, who have discovered, in and among the island's baobad trees and... [more]

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Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet

Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet

Kerryn Higgs

Economic growth; Mathematics & Sciences

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The notion of ever-expanding economic growth has been promoted so relentlessly that growth is now entrenched as the natural... [more]

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What Does a Black Hole Look Like?

What Does a Black Hole Look Like?

Charles D. Bailyn

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

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Emitting no radiation or any other kind of information, black holes mark the edge of the universe - both physically and in... [more]

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Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the Rise of Insects

Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the Rise of Insects

Scott R. Shaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Starting in the shallow oceans of ancient Earth and ending in the far reaches of outer space - where, Shaw proposes, insect... [more]

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Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

Nicholas Epley

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Arguably our brain's greatest sense is the ability to understand the minds of others - our real sixth sense. This book takes... [more]

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The Improbability Principle: Why Incredibly Unlikely Things Keep Happening

The Improbability Principle: Why Incredibly Unlikely Things Keep Happening...

David Hand

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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Why is it that incredibly unlikely phenomena actually happen quite regularly and why should we, in fact, expect such things... [more]

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An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

Richard Dawkins

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Born to parents who were enthusiastic naturalists, and linked through his wider family to a clutch of accomplished scientists,... [more]

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Basic Math & Pre-algebra Workbook For Dummies(R)

Basic Math & Pre-algebra Workbook For Dummies(R)

Mark Zegarelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps take the guesswork out of solving math equations and will... [more]

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Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

Douglas Rushkoff

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society

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People spent the twentieth century obsessed with the future. We created technologies that would help connect us faster, gather... [more]

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Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World

Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape...

Mark A. Miodownik

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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An exploration of human creativity. From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will... [more]

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Australia's Remarkable Trees

Australia's Remarkable Trees

Richard Allen

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Elephantine Boabs dot the Kimberley region of Western Australia; cattle rub against giant Bottle Trees and Ironbarks in Queensland,... [more]

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The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance

The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance...

Steven Kotler

Popular science; Extreme sports

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A razor-sharp analysis of how record-breaking exploits in extreme sport are redefining the limits of being human. [more]

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The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

Frans de Waal

Ethics & moral philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human... [more]

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Classical Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Classical Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

George Hrabovsky, Leonard Susskind

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Combining crystal-clear explanations of the laws of the universe with basic exercises (including essential equations and maths),... [more]

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The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature from the Natural World

The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature...

Daniel Allen

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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The Nature Magpie picks the choicest morsels from history, literature, philosophy, science and more of the natural world.... [more]

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Trying Not to Try: The Ancient Art of Effortlessness and the Surprising Power of Spontaneity

Trying Not to Try: The Ancient Art of Effortlessness and the Surprising...

Edward Slingerland

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Why is it hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a first date? What is it... [more]

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The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

Nicholas P. Money

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical)

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Exploring the variety of the microbial world, Nicholas P. Money argues for a radical change of perspective. As molecular... [more]

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