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The Comprehensible Cosmos: Where Do the Laws of Physics Come From?

The Comprehensible Cosmos: Where Do the Laws of Physics Come From?

  • by Victor J. Stenger
  • ISBN: 1591024242
  • ISBN-13: 9781591024248
Stenger provides an in-depth presentation for those fascinated by how physicsexplains the universe and affects philosophy.

Great Essays in Science

Great Essays in Science

  • by Martin Gardner (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0879758538
  • ISBN-13: 9780879758530
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The Joy of Physics

The Joy of Physics

  • by Arthur W. Wiggins, Sidney Harris (Illustrator)
  • ISBN: 1591025907
  • ISBN-13: 9781591025900
Introduces the science of physics, covering such topics as matter, motion, and magnetism; profiles important physicists including Albert Einstein and Enrico Fermi; and features simple experiments to demonstrate key concepts.

Freedom, Anarchy and the Law

Freedom, Anarchy and the Law

  • by Richard Taylor
  • ISBN: 0879751762
  • ISBN-13: 9780879751760
Taylor provides an excellent analysis of the purpose, justification, and legitimacy of government.

Science in a Democratic Society

Science in a Democratic Society

  • by Philip Kitcher
  • ISBN: 1616144076
  • ISBN-13: 9781616144074
But in this new work, the author goes far beyond that earlier book in studying places at which the practice of science fails to answer social needs.

Justice (Key Concepts in Critical Theory Series)

Justice (Key Concepts in Critical Theory Series)

  • by Milton Fisk (Editor)
  • ISBN: 1573925438
  • ISBN-13: 9781573925433
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Magic or Medicine?: An Investigation of Healing and Healers

Magic or Medicine?: An Investigation of Healing and Healers

  • by Robert Buckman, Karl Sabbagh, Karl Sabbagh
  • ISBN: 0879759488
  • ISBN-13: 9780879759483
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Weird Water and Fuzzy Logic: More Notes of a Fringe Watcher

Weird Water and Fuzzy Logic: More Notes of a Fringe Watcher

  • by Martin Gardner
  • ISBN: 1573920967
  • ISBN-13: 9781573920964
Never before has American education in science sunk so low, or the flood of books about bogus science risen so high.

From the Wandering Jew to William F. Buckley, Jr.: On Science, Literature, and Religion

From the Wandering Jew to William F. Buckley, Jr.: On Science, Literature, and Religion

  • by Martin Gardner
  • ISBN: 1573928526
  • ISBN-13: 9781573928526
Best known for his writings on popular science and mathematics and as a skeptical commentator of the paranormal, Gardner has penned this collection of essays and book reviews that tackles every subject from the Wandering Jew legend and ...

The Courts, The Constitution, & Religion: Leading Supreme Court Cases on Church and State

The Courts, The Constitution, & Religion: Leading Supreme Court Cases on Church and State

  • by Alley, Robert S. (Ed.) Alley, Robert S. (Ed.)
  • ISBN: 1573927031
  • ISBN-13: 9781573927031
By carefully extracting extended footnoting and citations that, in the full text, tend to separate legal opinions from public interest, Alley has cast the justices' thoughts in a format that captures the drama and, frequently, the eloquence ...

 

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