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Meditations of a Buddhist Skeptic: A Manifesto for the Mind Sciences and Contemplative Practice

Meditations of a Buddhist Skeptic: A Manifesto for the Mind Sciences and...

B. Alan Wallace

Philosophy of mind; Religion & beliefs; Interfaith relations; Buddhism; Neurosciences

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A radical approach to studying the mind. Renowned Buddhist philosopher B. Alan Wallace reasserts the power of shamatha and... [more]

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The Soul in the Brain: The Cerebral Basis of Language, Art, and Belief

The Soul in the Brain: The Cerebral Basis of Language, Art, and Belief

Michael R. Trimble

Religion: general; Psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Neurosciences

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Tackles the interrelationship between brain function, language, art - especially music and poetry - and religion. By examining... [more]

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When the Invasion of Land Failed: The Legacy of the Devonian Extinctions

When the Invasion of Land Failed: The Legacy of the Devonian Extinctions...

George R. McGhee

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology

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This book explores the ecological consequences of the twin extinction events--the one that occurred within the Late Devonian... [more]

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Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth

Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth

Alan Weisman

Sociology; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Sustainability

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Every four days there are a million more people on the planet. More people and fewer resources. In this timely work, Alan... [more]

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The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013

Siddhartha Mukherjee, Tim Folger

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

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A collection of the best science and nature writing from the past year. [more]

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The Universe Within: The Deep History of the Human Body

The Universe Within: The Deep History of the Human Body

Neil Shubin

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Human biology; Earth sciences

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From one of our finest and most popular science writers, the bestselling author of Your Inner Fish, comes the answer to... [more]

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Mammoths & Mastodons of the Ice Age

Mammoths & Mastodons of the Ice Age

Adrian Lister

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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A vivid, authoritative exploration of the iconic giants of the Ice Age. [more]

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The Keats Brothers: The Life of John and George

The Keats Brothers: The Life of John and George

Denise Gigante

Biography; Biography: literary; Autobiography: literary; Poetry anthologies; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Biology, life sciences; Family & relationships

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John and George Keats - Man of Genius and Man of Power - embodied sibling forms of Romanticism. George's emigration to the... [more]

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What is Relativity?: An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein's Ideas, and Why They Matter

What is Relativity?: An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein's Ideas, and...

Jeffrey Bennett

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics

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It is commonly assumed that if the Sun suddenly turned into a black hole, it would suck Earth and the rest of the planets... [more]

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Field Companion to the Mammals of Australia

Field Companion to the Mammals of Australia

Steve Van Dyck, Ian Gynther, Andrew Baker

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: mammals

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Provides a classified checklist of all mammals in Australia (including those extinguished since European settlement) and the... [more]

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Dancing on the Tails of the Bell Curve: Readings on the Joy and Power of Statistics

Dancing on the Tails of the Bell Curve: Readings on the Joy and Power of...

Richard Altschuler

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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A unique anthology designed to inspire students to want to learn and use statistics [more]

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The Explainer: From Deja Vu to Why the Sky is Blue, and Other Conundrums

The Explainer: From Deja Vu to Why the Sky is Blue, and Other Conundrums...

CSIRO Publishing

Society & Social Sciences; Personal & public health; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Chemistry; Earth sciences; Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources; Technology, Engineering & Agriculture; Wildlife: mammals

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A collection of The Conversation's 'Monday's Medical Myths' and 'The Explainer' articles, answering the questions on everyone's... [more]

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Behemoth: The History of the Elephant in America

Behemoth: The History of the Elephant in America

Ronald B. Tobias

History; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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If the country's official mascot is an eagle, then its unofficial mascot is the elephant. While the eagle soars above the... [more]

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Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know

Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know

Alex Prud'Homme

Central government policies; Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geology; The environment; Fossil fuel technologies; Gas technology

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Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know is a concise, well-informed primer on one of the most promising yet controversial... [more]

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Perv

Perv

Jesse Bering

Clinical psychology; Popular science; Health & Self-Help

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Argues that we are all sexual deviants on one level or another. The author introduces us to the young woman who falls madly... [more]

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Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus

Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus

Bill Murphy, Monica Wasik

History of medicine; Infectious & contagious diseases; Forensic medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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In this critically acclaimed exploration, journalist Wasik and veterinarian Murphy chart 4,000 years of the history, science,... [more]

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Sigils, Ciphers and Scripts: The History and Graphic Function of Magick Symbols

Sigils, Ciphers and Scripts: The History and Graphic Function of Magick...

Mark Jackson

Religion & beliefs; Mathematics & Sciences; Mind, Body, Spirit; Mysticism, magic & ritual

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Concisely written and richly illustrated, Magic Writing is a most accessible and informative book on the occult history and... [more]

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Nest: The Art of Birds

Nest: The Art of Birds

Janine Burke

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Part natural history, part folklore, part exploration of art and aesthetics, part memoir, Nest is a beautiful book that will... [more]

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Living in a Warmer World: How a Changing Climate Will Affect Our Lives

Living in a Warmer World: How a Changing Climate Will Affect Our Lives

Jim Salinger

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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Looks beyond the debate over how and why, and describes what is actually happening as our world gets warmer. [more]

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Living Waters: Ecology of Animals in Swamps, Rivers, Lakes and Dams

Living Waters: Ecology of Animals in Swamps, Rivers, Lakes and Dams

Nick Romanowski

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal ecology; Zoology: Invertebrates; Fishes (ichthyology); Birds (ornithology); Wetlands, swamps, fens; Applied ecology; The natural world, country life & pets

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More than a natural history, this book explains the underlying forces that drive ecological change and movement in Australian... [more]

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Australasian Nature Photography: ANZANG Tenth Collection

Australasian Nature Photography: ANZANG Tenth Collection

South Australian Museum

Photography & photographs; Photographs: collections; Service industries; Botany & plant sciences; Plant ecology; Zoology & animal sciences; Zoology: Invertebrates

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Presents the finest photographs submitted to the 2013 Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year competition.... [more]

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Introducing Particle Physics: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Particle Physics: A Graphic Guide

Tom Whyntie

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

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An incredible illustrated tour through the cutting-edge of physics [more]

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Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction

Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction

David C. Catling

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Ecological science, the Biosphere

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Astrobiologists study the origin and evolution of life on Earth and the possibility of life beyond Earth; a question that... [more]

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The Transcendental Temptation

The Transcendental Temptation

Paul Kurtz

History of Western philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems; History of science; Mind, Body, Spirit

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A landmark work. Mandatory reading for anyone who wants to learn to be a good skeptic. In this widely acclaimed and highly... [more]

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Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better

Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better...

Clive Thompson

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

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From the 'Wired' and 'New York Times Magazine' contributor, a brilliant examination into how the internet is profoundly changing... [more]

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