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Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

Ingmar Persson, Julian Savulescu

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Bio-ethics

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Unfit for the Future argues that the future of our species depends on radical enhancement of the moral aspects of our nature.... [more]

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Seven Elements That Have Changed the World

Seven Elements That Have Changed the World

John Browne

General & world history; Economic history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Uranium, carbon, iron, titanium, gold, silver and silicon - how seven elements are shaping the 21st century, for good and... [more]

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Numbers are Forever: Mathematical Facts and Curios

Numbers are Forever: Mathematical Facts and Curios

Liz Strachan

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Includes facts and curios, prime number conjectures, the sieve of Eratosthenes, the Fibonacci series, and much more besides.... [more]

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Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe

Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great...

Mario Livio

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

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Mario Livio shows how even geniuses made major mistakes and how their errors were an essential aspect to achieving scientific... [more]

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Australian High Country Raptors

Australian High Country Raptors

Jerry Olsen

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

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Offers a chance to look into the lives of Australia's fascinating birds of prey. [more]

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A Message from Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and its Relevance Today

A Message from Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and its Relevance...

Mark Avery

Mathematics & Sciences; Biodiversity; Wildlife: general interest

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September 1st, 2014 marks the centenary of one of the best-documented extinctions in history--the demise of the Passenger... [more]

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No Requiem for the Space Age: The Apollo Moon Landings in American Culture

No Requiem for the Space Age: The Apollo Moon Landings in American Culture...

Matthew D. Tribbe

History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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This fluidly written first book uses Americans' reactions to the Apollo moon landings to examine cultural and social trends... [more]

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Zealandia: Our Continent Revealed

Zealandia: Our Continent Revealed

Nick Mortimer, Hamish Campbell

Mathematics & Sciences; Geology & the lithosphere; Physical geography & topography

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Imagine a typical continent with seemingly endless land in all directions, diverse landscapes with broad valleys and uplands,... [more]

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Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change

Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change...

George Marshall

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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A witty, insightful, and groundbreaking take on one of the most urgent questions of our time: Why, despite overwhelming scientific... [more]

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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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Beautiful Game Theory: How Soccer Can Help Economics

Beautiful Game Theory: How Soccer Can Help Economics

Ignacio Palacios-Huerta

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Game theory; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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A wealth of research in recent decades has seen the economic approach to human behavior extended over many areas previously... [more]

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Groups, Rings, Modules

Groups, Rings, Modules

Maurice Auslander

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Groups & group theory

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Classic monograph covers sets and maps, monoids and groups, unique factorization domains, localization and tensor products,... [more]

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Functionals of Finite Riemann Surfaces

Functionals of Finite Riemann Surfaces

Menahem Schiffer, Donald C Spencer

Anthologies (non-poetry); Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Calculus; Complex analysis, complex variables

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Advanced monograph, based on the authors' lectures at Princeton University, remains a fundamental book for graduate students.... [more]

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The Analytical Foundations of Celestial Mechanics

The Analytical Foundations of Celestial Mechanics

Aurel Wintner

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

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With this 1941 monograph, the author joined Poincare, Birkhoff, and others in placing celestial mechanics on a sound mathematical... [more]

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A Book of Set Theory

A Book of Set Theory

Charles C. Pinter

Mathematics & Sciences; Set theory

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This accessible approach to set theory for upper-level undergraduates poses rigorous but simple arguments. Topics include... [more]

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Geometry, Its Elements and Structure

Geometry, Its Elements and Structure

Alfred S. Posamentier, J. Houston Banks, Robert L Bannister

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Geared toward high school students, this text covers plane, solid, coordinate, vector, and non-Euclidean geometry. More than... [more]

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A Beginner's Guide to Mathematical Logic

A Beginner's Guide to Mathematical Logic

Raymond M. Smullyan

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic

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Combining stories of great writers and philosophers with quotations and riddles, this completely original text for first courses... [more]

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The Eye: A Very Short Introduction

The Eye: A Very Short Introduction

Michael F. Land

Medicine; Evolution; Neurosciences; Animal physiology

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In this Very Short Introduction, Michael Land introduces all aspects of the eye and vision in both human and animals. He looks... [more]

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Last Ape Standing: The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and Why We Survived

Last Ape Standing: The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and Why We Survived...

Chip Walter

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Early man

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Twenty-seven human species evolved but only one remains. How did that happen? [more]

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Anthropology of the Brain: Consciousness, Culture, and Free Will

Anthropology of the Brain: Consciousness, Culture, and Free Will

Roger Bartra

Anthropology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences

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A novel study on consciousness and the brain that places culture at the center of the analysis. [more]

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Letters to a Young Scientist

Letters to a Young Scientist

Edward O. Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Applied ecology

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Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist Wilson imparts the wisdom of his storied career to the next generation. [more]

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The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems ... and Create More

The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems ... and Create More

Luke Dormehl

Mathematics & Sciences

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What if everything in life could be reduced to a simple formula? What if numbers were able to tell us which partners we were... [more]

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Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence

Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence

Thalma Lobel

Psychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

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Warm temperatures make us temporarily friendlier. The colour red causes us to perform poorly on tests. Heavy clipboards make... [more]

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The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize: A life in Science (New Edition)

The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize: A life in Science (New...

Peter Doherty

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In this entertaining and inspiring account, Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty offers readers an insider's guide into discovery... [more]

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Bug Music

Bug Music

David Rothenberg

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

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In the spring of 2013 the cicadas in the North Eastern United States emerged from their seventeen year cycle - the longest... [more]

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