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What's Next: Dispatches on the Future of Science

What's Next: Dispatches on the Future of Science

  • by Max Brockman
  • ISBN: 0307389316
  • ISBN-13: 9780307389312
What does current neurological research tell us about the nature of time? This wide-ranging collection of never-before-published essays offers the very latest insights into the daunting scientific questions of our time.

Landscape and Memory

Landscape and Memory

  • by Simon Schama
  • ISBN: 0679735127
  • ISBN-13: 9780679735120
Explores the treasury of myths that have transformed the landscape of Western culture.

9 Highland Road: Sane Living for the Mentally Ill

9 Highland Road: Sane Living for the Mentally Ill

  • by Michael Winerip
  • ISBN: 0679761608
  • ISBN-13: 9780679761600
Before Julie Callahan came to the house at 9 Highland Road in Glen Cove, New York, she had spent a good part of her young life in mental hospitals, her mental and emotional coherence nearly destroyed by a childhood of sexual abuse.

The Story of Psychology

The Story of Psychology

  • by Morton Hunt
  • ISBN: 0307278077
  • ISBN-13: 9780307278074
Fully revised to incorporate the latest developments in the field, a history of psychology features minibiographies of Socrates, Plato, Descartes, Spinoza, Mesmer, Pavlov, Freud, James, Piaget, Erikson, and Skinner and a discussion of the ...

The Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightenments

The Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightenments

  • by Gertrude Himmelfarb
  • ISBN: 1400077222
  • ISBN-13: 9781400077229
Contrasting the Enlightenments in the three nations of France, England, and America, a distinguished intellectual historian demonstrates the primacy of the British Enlightenment, arguing that the moral and social philosophy it created still ...

The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments

The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments

  • by George Johnson
  • ISBN: 1400041015
  • ISBN-13: 9781400041015
A distinguished science writer and author of Fire in the Mind critically analyzes ten key experiments in the history of science and their implications for human knowledge, raging from Galileo's measurement of the pull of gravity, to William ...

Interaction Ritual

Interaction Ritual

  • by Erving Goffman
  • ISBN: 0394706315
  • ISBN-13: 9780394706313

Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology

Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology

  • by Eric Drexler, K. Eric Drexler (Afterword), Marvin Minsky (Foreword by)
  • ISBN: 0385199732
  • ISBN-13: 9780385199735
Focusing on the breakthrough field of molecular engineering--a new technology enabling scientists to build tiny machines atom by atom--the author offers projections on how this technological revolution will affect the future of computer ...

Vintage Sacks (Vintage Readers Literature Series)

Vintage Sacks (Vintage Readers Literature Series)

  • by Oliver Sacks
  • ISBN: 1400033977
  • ISBN-13: 9781400033973
A compelling compilation of writings by the neurologist-author of Awakenings includes "Uncle Tungsten," "Stinks and Bangs," and "Cannery Row" from Uncle Tungsten, as well as a selection of excerpts from Seeing Voices, Awakenings, The ISland ...

Ingenious Pursuits: Building the Scientific Revolution

Ingenious Pursuits: Building the Scientific Revolution

  • by Lisa Jardine
  • ISBN: 0385720017
  • ISBN-13: 9780385720014
The author of the critically acclaimed Worldly Goods presents a thoughtful reassessment of the Renaissance in terms of its influence on the history of science, relating the era's imaginative, artistic endeavors to the creative inspiration ...

 

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