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Philosophy of Biology

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Philosophy of Biology

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Life sciences: general issues

Paperback

Presents an introduction to the philosophy of biology. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, this book... [more]

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Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

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Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

Mark L. Winston

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Conservation of the environment; Agriculture & farming; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Being among bees is a full-body experience, Mark Winston writes. <i>Bee Time</i> presents his reflections on three decades... [more]

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Cracking Mathematics: You, This Book and 4,000 Years of Theories

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Cracking Mathematics: You, This Book and 4,000 Years of Theories

Colin Beveridge

Mathematics & Sciences

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The definitive guide to the world of mathematics. [more]

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

Adam Rutherford

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

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From the acclaimed science writer and broadcaster, a dazzling tour of the latest genetic discoveries which are blurring the... [more]

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A Curious Life

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A Curious Life

Robert Tindle

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medical research; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

One man's path to discovery and the breakthrough that saved thousands of lives. [more]

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Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, the Cosmos 2 Copy Box Set

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Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, the Cosmos 2 Copy...

Loren Eiseley

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Palaeontology; Space science; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

<b>A modern Thoreau explores the mysteries of the universe in this deluxe collector's boxed set.</b> To read Loren Eiseley... [more]

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Why the Wheel is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move

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Why the Wheel is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move...

Steven Vogel

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

There is no part of our bodies that fully rotates - be it a wrist or ankle or arm in a shoulder socket, we are made to twist... [more]

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Earth sciences

Hardback

Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big... [more]

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The Philosophy of Physics

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The Philosophy of Physics

Dean Rickles, Robert Rickles

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Physics

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Does the future exist already? What is space? Are time machines physically possible? What is quantum mechanical reality like?... [more]

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Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas

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Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas

Steven Poole

History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences

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Incorporating examples from areas ranging from epigenetics to value investing, from chess tactics to quantum physics, this... [more]

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Unlikely Friendships: Dogs

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Unlikely Friendships: Dogs

Jennifer S. Holland

Photographs: collections; Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Dogs as pets

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39 new stories of canine companionship and courage, plus ten classic dog stories from the New York Times bestselling Unlikely... [more]

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The Wealth of Humans: Work and its Absence in the Twenty-First Century

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The Wealth of Humans: Work and its Absence in the Twenty-First Century

Ryan Avent

Business & Economics; Labour economics; Impact of science & technology on society

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'Ryan Avent is a superb writer ...highly readable and lively' Thomas Piketty To work is human. It puts food on the table,... [more]

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Why it's Not All Rocket Science: Scientific Theories and Experiments Explained

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Why it's Not All Rocket Science: Scientific Theories and Experiments Explained...

Robert Cave

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Examines 100 extraordinary projects, theories and experiments that have been conducted in the name of science. From spider... [more]

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Mountain: Nature and Culture

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Mountain: Nature and Culture

Veronica Della Dora

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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In this compelling journey through peaks both real and imaginary, Veronica della Dora explores how the history of mountains... [more]

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State of the World: Can a City be Sustainable?

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State of the World: Can a City be Sustainable?

The Worldwatch Institute

Urban communities; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability; Urban & municipal planning

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State of the World first puts our current moment in context, tracing cities in the arc of human history. It also examines... [more]

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Blowout: The Inside Story of the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

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Blowout: The Inside Story of the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Daniel Jacobs

International relations; Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources; Natural disasters

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Blowout is the first comprehensive account of the legal, economic, and environmental consequences of the April&nbsp;2010 blowout... [more]

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Cohomology and Differential Forms

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Cohomology and Differential Forms

Izu Vaisman

Mathematics & Sciences; Differential & Riemannian geometry; Topology

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Self-contained development of cohomological theory of manifolds with various sheaves and its application to differential geometry... [more]

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The Geology of Australia

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The Geology of Australia

David Johnson, Robert Henderson

Mathematics & Sciences; Geology & the lithosphere; Historical geology; Physical geography & topography; The environment

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From Uluru to the Great Dividing Range, The Geology of Australia explores the timeless forces that have shaped this continent.... [more]

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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life...

Ed Yong

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

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Your body is teeming with tens of trillions of microbes. These microscopic companions sculpt our organs, protect us from diseases,... [more]

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Bush Heritage Australia: Restoring Nature Step by Step

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Bush Heritage Australia: Restoring Nature Step by Step

Sarah Martin

Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources; Conservation of the environment

Paperback

With a plan to own or manage one per cent of Australia by 2025, Bush Heritage Australia is an organisation with big ambitions.... [more]

$39.99

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Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes

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Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes

Dr. Marilyn Roossinck

Mathematics & Sciences; Virology (non-medical)

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Viruses are the last frontier of undiscovered life on our planet. This 21st-century guide offers an engaging introductory... [more]

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The Particle Zoo: The Search for the Fundamental Nature of Reality

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The Particle Zoo: The Search for the Fundamental Nature of Reality

Gavin Hesketh

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

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The search for the fundamental nature of reality [more]

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Hands-on Science: 50 Kids' Activities from CSIRO

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Hands-on Science: 50 Kids' Activities from CSIRO

Sarah Kellett, David Shaw, Kath Kovac

Science: general issues; Children's & Educational; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA)

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Did you ever wonder why some insects can walk on water? Or how the Ancient Egyptians made mummies? Are you curious about why... [more]

$24.95

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The Kingdom of Speech

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The Kingdom of Speech

Tom Wolfe

linguistics; Phonetics, phonology; Anthropology; Evolution

Paperback

A captivating, paradigm-shifting argument that speech, not evolution, is responsible for humanity's complex societies and... [more]

$43.95

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