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The Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul
The Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul
by Francis Crick
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Carl Sagan andlt;/Iandgt;Author of andlt;Iandgt;Cosmosandlt;/Iandgt; andlt;Iandgt;The Astonishing Hypothesisandlt;/Iandgt; is a fascinating argument that consciousness and what has long been called the soul are now accessible to scientific investigation.... (read more)

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Reading the Book of Nature: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science
Reading the Book of Nature: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science
by Peter Kosso
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"It is an excellent introduction to the philosophy of science, written in a clear and engaging style, well organized and focused, and surprisingly comprehensive in terms of the depth and detail of the themes it develops. Kosso has succeeded in making the... (read more)

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Bad Science (10 Edition)
Bad Science (10 Edition)
by Ben Goldacre
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Have you ever wondered how one day the media can assert that alcohol is bad for us and the next unashamedly run a story touting the benefits of daily alcohol consumption? Or how a drug that is pulled off the market for causing heart attacks ever got... (read more)

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Philosophical Chemistry: Genealogy of a Scientific Field
Philosophical Chemistry: Genealogy of a Scientific Field
by Manuel Delanda
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Philosophical Chemistry: Genealogy of a Scientific Field furthers Manuel DeLanda's revolutionary intervention in the Philosophy of Science and Science Studies, last instigated in the ground-breaking Philosophy and Simulation: The Emergence of Synthetic... (read more)

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The Many Faces of Science: An Introduction to Scientists, Values, and Society
The Many Faces of Science: An Introduction to Scientists, Values, and Society
by Leslie Stevenson
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In The Many Faces of Science, Leslie Stevenson and Henry Byerly masterfully, and painlessly, provide the information and the philosophical reflections students need to gain an understanding of the institution of modern science and its increasing impact... (read more)

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Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time
Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time
by Michael Shermer
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Revised and Expanded Edition. In this age of supposed scientific enlightenment, many people still believe in mind reading, past-life regression theory, New Age hokum, and alien abduction. A no-holds-barred assault on popular superstitions and prejudices,... (read more)

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The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism
The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism
by Fritjof Capra
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"A brilliant best-seller. . . . Lucidly analyzes the tenets of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism to show their striking parallels with the latest discoveries in cyclotrons."—New York Magazine "A pioneering book of real value and... (read more)

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The Most Human Human: What Artificial Intelligence Teaches Us about Being Alive
The Most Human Human: What Artificial Intelligence Teaches Us about Being Alive
by Brian Christian
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Each year, the AI community convenes to administer the famous (and famously controversial) Turing test, pitting sophisticated software programs against humans to determine if a computer can “think.” The machine that most often fools the... (read more)

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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
by Annalee Newitz
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A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist in Science & Technology In its 4.5 billion-year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times: shattered by asteroid impacts, entombed in ice, smothered by methane, and torn apart by... (read more)

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The Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel Universes and Its Implications
The Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel Universes and Its Implications
by David Deutsch
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From one of our foremost thinkers and public intellectuals, a radical new view of the nature of time and the cosmos What is time? This deceptively simple question is the single most important problem facing science as we probe more deeply into the... (read more)

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The Mirage of a Space Between Nature and Nurture
The Mirage of a Space Between Nature and Nurture
by Evelyn Fox Keller
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In this powerful critique, the esteemed historian and philosopher of science Evelyn Fox Keller addresses the nature-nurture debates, including the persistent disputes regarding the roles played by genes and the environment in determining individual... (read more)

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Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge
Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge
by Edward O. Wilson
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"A dazzling journey across the sciences and humanities in search of deep laws to unite them." --The Wall Street Journal One of our greatest living scientists--and the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes for On Human Nature and The Ants--gives us a... (read more)

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Mystery of Consciousness (97 Edition)
Mystery of Consciousness (97 Edition)
by John R. Searle
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Buddhist Biology: Ancient Eastern Wisdom Meets Modern Western Science
Buddhist Biology: Ancient Eastern Wisdom Meets Modern Western Science
by David P Barash
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Many high-profile public intellectuals -- including "New Atheists" like Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, and the late Christopher Hitchens -- have argued that religion and science are deeply antagonistic, representing two world views that are utterly... (read more)

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Finding Darwin's God: A Scientist's Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution (P.S.)
Finding Darwin's God: A Scientist's Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution (P.S.)
by Kenneth R. Miller
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An act of intellectual daring and spiritual integrity...a refreshing departure fromthe tired polemics of the evolution wars. Book List, starred... (read more)

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Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics (11 Edition)
Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics (11 Edition)
by Roberts Doroth
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This groundbreaking book by the acclaimed Dorothy Roberts examines how the myth of biological concept of race—revived by purportedly cutting-edge science, race-specific drugs, genetic testing, and DNA databases—continues to undermine a just... (read more)

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Metaphors We Live by
Metaphors We Live by
by George Lakoff
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George Lakoff is the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley, where he has taught since 1972. He previously taught at Harvard and the University of... (read more)

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After Physics
After Physics
by David Z Albert
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After Physics presents ambitious new essays about some of the deepest questions at the foundations of physics, by the physicist and philosopher David Albert. The book's title alludes to the close connections between physics and metaphysics, much in... (read more)

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Varieties of Scientific Experience : a Personal View of the Search for God (07 Edition)
Varieties of Scientific Experience : a Personal View of the Search for God (07 Edition)
by Carl Sagan
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"Ann Druyan has unearthed a treasure. It is a treasure of reason, compassion, and scientific awe. It should be the next book you read." -Sam Harris, author of The End of Faith "A stunningly valuable legacy left to all of us by a great human being. I miss... (read more)

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Evolution and Ethics and Science and Morals (03 Edition)
Evolution and Ethics and Science and Morals (03 Edition)
by Thomas Henry Huxley
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