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Science: general issues

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Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

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Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

Robin Gordon Brown, James Ladyman (University of Bristol, UK)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of religion; Philosophy of science

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The doctrine of materialism is one of the most controversial in the history of ideas. For much of its history it has been... [more]

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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Age groups: adolescents; Child & developmental psychology; The self, ego, identity, personality; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Prize 2018. I couldn't put it down.' - Professor Robert Winston Drawing... [more]

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Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level

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Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level

Leander Kahney

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Business strategy; Management: leadership & motivation; Information technology industries; Impact of science & technology on society

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In 2011, Tim Cook took on an impossible task - following in the footsteps of one of history's greatest business visionaries,... [more]

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Hello World: How  to be Human in the Age of the Machine

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Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine

Hannah Fry

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Algorithms & data structures; Privacy & data protection

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`One of the best books yet written on data and algorithms.<br /><br />A... [more]

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The Hidden Half: How the World Conceals its Secrets

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The Hidden Half: How the World Conceals its Secrets

Michael Blastland

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Society & Social Sciences; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Popular science

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A revolutionary new book revealing why we should doubt experts - and question ourselves [more]

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Six Impossible Things: The `Quanta of Solace' and the Mysteries of the Subatomic World

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Six Impossible Things: The `Quanta of Solace' and the Mysteries of the Subatomic...

John Gribbin

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

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A short guide to the six theories that try to explain the wild world of the quantum. [more]

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality,...

Michio Kaku

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity- whether... [more]

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The Happy Brain: The Science of Where Happiness Comes From, and Why

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The Happy Brain: The Science of Where Happiness Comes From, and Why

Dean Burnett

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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In his research into these questions - and many more besides - Burnett unravels our complex internal lives to reveal the often... [more]

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Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

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Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

Robert M. Hazen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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An enchanting biography of the most resonant - and most necessary - chemical element on Earth. [more]

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The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet

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The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet

Charles Mann

Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human geography; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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The Wizard and the Prophet tackles the biggest question we humans are facing: can the earth sustain our growing population?... [more]

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Boom!: The Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, and Earthly Mayhem that Shook our Universe

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Boom!: The Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, and Earthly Mayhem that...

Bob Berman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

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An explosive epic encompassing the Big Bang, other past booms and future cataclysms! [more]

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Choked: The Age of Air Pollution and the Fight for a Cleaner Future

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Choked: The Age of Air Pollution and the Fight for a Cleaner Future

Beth Gardiner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment

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Every year, air pollution prematurely kills seven million people around the world. Its impact has been linked to strokes,... [more]

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

Simon Winchester

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Inventions & inventors; Precision instruments manufacture

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes... [more]

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Infinite Powers: The Story of Calculus - The Language of the Universe

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Infinite Powers: The Story of Calculus - The Language of the Universe

Steven Strogatz

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus; History of mathematics; Popular science

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A magisterial history of calculus (and the people behind it) from one of the world's foremost mathematicians. [more]

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When Einstein Walked with G del: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

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When Einstein Walked with G del: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

Jim Holt

Literary essays; Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Science: general issues; Cosmology & the universe

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A collection of essays on philosophy, mathematics, and science, and the people who pursue them -- [more]

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

Gareth Williams

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; DNA & Genome

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An engaging and original history of the first hundred years of DNA, one of the greatest triumphs of modern science. [more]

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All the Ghosts in the Machine: The Digital Afterlife of your Personal Data

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All the Ghosts in the Machine: The Digital Afterlife of your Personal Data...

Elaine Kasket

Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Coping with death & bereavement; Popular psychology

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A fascinating and thought-provoking journey into the problematic world of our digital afterlife. [more]

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Wayfinding: The science and mystery of how humans navigate the world

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Wayfinding: The science and mystery of how humans navigate the world

M.R. O'Conner

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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In this compelling narrative, O'Connor seeks out neuroscientists, anthropologists and master navigators to understand how... [more]

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2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration

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2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration

Damon Gameau

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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Based on Damon Gameau's 2019 documentary, 2040, 2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration is a practical manual that provides... [more]

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Nikola Tesla and the Electrical Future

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Nikola Tesla and the Electrical Future

Iwan Rhys Morus

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism

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A new biography of electrical pioneer Nikola Tesla, one of the most enigmatic and influential figures in the history of science.... [more]

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The Order of Time

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The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli

Philosophy of mind; Popular philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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Translation of: 'L'ordine del tempo'. First published in Italian in 2017. [more]

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Hacking the Code of Life: How gene editing will rewrite our futures

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Hacking the Code of Life: How gene editing will rewrite our futures

Nessa Carey

Medical genetics; Gene therapy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

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The cutting-edge science that will revolutionise the way we prevent disease [more]

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The Women of the Moon: Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

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The Women of the Moon: Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

Daniel R. Altschuler (Full Professor, Physics Department, Full Professor, Physics Department, University of Puerto Rico, RIo Piedras Campus), Fernando J. Ballesteros (Head of instrumentation, Head of instrumentation, Astronomical Observatory of the University of Valencia)

Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets

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Of the 1586 lunar craters that have been named to honor scientists and philosophers, only 28 honor a woman. Who were these... [more]

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The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats

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The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in...

Richard A Clarke, Robert K Knake

Central government policies; Espionage & secret services; Information technology industries; Science funding & policy

Hardback

An urgent new warning from two bestselling security experts--and a gripping inside look at how governments, firms, and ordinary... [more]

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Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence

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Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence

James Lovelock

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Artificial intelligence

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The originator of the Gaia theory offers the vision of a future epoch in which humans and artificial intelligence together... [more]

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