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It Started with Copernicus
Vital Questions about Science
Written by Keith Parsons


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $11.99

A unique approach to the philosophy of science that focuses on the liveliest and most important controversies surrounding science

Is science more rational or objective than any other intellectual endeavor? Are scientific theories accurate depictions of reality or just useful devices for manipulating the environment? These core questions are the focus of... Read more >
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It Started with Copernicus

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It Started with Copernicus
Written by Keith Parsons
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149291
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It Started with Copernicus
Vital Questions about Science
Written by Keith Parsons


Format: Trade Paperback, 429 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $19.95

A unique approach to the philosophy of science that focuses on the liveliest and most important controversies surrounding science

Is science more rational or objective than any other intellectual endeavor? Are scientific theories accurate depictions of reality or just useful devices for manipulating the environment? These core questions are the focus of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Science Delusion

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The Science Delusion
Written by Curtis White
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193908
Our Price: $16.95
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The Science Delusion
Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers
Written by Curtis White


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

One of our most brilliant social critics—and the author of the bestselling The Middle Mind—presents a scathing critique of the “delusions” of science alongside a rousing defense of the role of art and philosophy in our culture

The so-called new atheists, most famously Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, made a splash in the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Genes, Cells, and Brains
Genes, Cells, and Brains
Written by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683149
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Genes, Cells, and Brains
The Promethean Promises of the New Biology
Written by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $19.95

Our fates lie in our genes and not in the stars, said James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA. But Watson could not have predicted the scale of the industry now dedicated to this new frontier. Since the launch of the multibillion-dollar Human Genome Project, the biosciences have promised miraculous... Read more >
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Written by Annalee Newitz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307949424
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
Written by Annalee Newitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

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 unfathomably powerful megavolcanoes. And we know that another global... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307378194
Our Price: $29.95
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $29.95

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today’s debates on religion, morality...

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Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908872
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $15.99

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today’s debates on religion, morality...

Read more >
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Think
Think
Written by Guy P. Harrison
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616148072
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Think
Why You Should Question Everything
Written by Guy P. Harrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 300 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $16.95

Think more critically, learn to question everything, and don't let your own brain trip you up.
  
This fresh and exciting approach to science, skepticism, and critical thinking will enlighten and inspire readers of all ages. With a mix of wit and wisdom, it challenges everyone to think like a scientist, embrace the skeptical... Read more >
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Think
Why You Should Question Everything
Written by Guy P. Harrison


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

Think more critically, learn to question everything, and don't let your own brain trip you up.
  
This fresh and exciting approach to science, skepticism, and critical thinking will enlighten and inspire readers of all ages. With a mix of wit and wisdom, it challenges everyone to think like a scientist, embrace the skeptical... Read more >
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The Transcendental Temptation
A Critique of Religion and the Paranormal
Written by Paul Kurtz


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $12.99

A landmark work. Mandatory reading for anyone who wants to learn to be a good skeptic.

In this widely acclaimed and highly controversial book, Paul Kurtz examines the reasons why people accept supernatural and paranormal belief systems in spite of substantial evidence to the contrary. According to the author, it is because... Read more >
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The Transcendental Temptation
The Transcendental Temptation
Written by Paul Kurtz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616148270
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The Transcendental Temptation
A Critique of Religion and the Paranormal
Written by Paul Kurtz


Format: Trade Paperback, 516 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $21.95

A landmark work. Mandatory reading for anyone who wants to learn to be a good skeptic.

In this widely acclaimed and highly controversial book, Paul Kurtz examines the reasons why people accept supernatural and paranormal belief systems in spite of substantial evidence to the contrary. According to the author, it is because... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Embryogenesis
Species, Gender, and Identity
Written by Richard Grossinger
Illustrated by Phoebe Gloeckner and Jillian O'Malley


Format: eBook, 952 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $39.95

Embryogenesis is an unusual book in that it brings together a highly illustrated, practical embryology book in simple language, perfect for health practitioners, with a fascinating read on the history and philosophy of biological science. It discusses the various stages of embryonic development (meiosis, fertilization, blastula development, and gastrulation, and then... Read more >
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The Way of Science
The Way of Science
Written by Dennis R. Trumble
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616147556
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The Way of Science
Finding Truth and Meaning in a Scientific Worldview
Written by Dennis R. Trumble


Format: Trade Paperback, 375 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $20.00

How science can convey a profound sense of wonder, connectedness, and optimism about the human condition.

This book makes a compelling case that now more than ever the public at large needs to appreciate the critical-thinking tools that science has to offer and be educated in basic science literacy. The author emphasizes... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Way of Science
Finding Truth and Meaning in a Scientific Worldview
Written by Dennis R. Trumble


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $11.99

How science can convey a profound sense of wonder, connectedness, and optimism about the human condition.

This book makes a compelling case that now more than ever the public at large needs to appreciate the critical-thinking tools that science has to offer and be educated in basic science literacy. The author emphasizes... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Science Delusion
The Science Delusion
Written by Curtis White
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612192000
Our Price: $23.95
 Quantity: 1 
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The Science Delusion
Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers
Written by Curtis White


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $23.95

One of our most brilliant social critics—and the author of the bestselling The Middle Mind—presents a scathing critique of the “delusions” of science alongside a rousing defense of the role of art and philosophy in our culture

The so-called new atheists, most famously Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, made a splash in the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Science Delusion
Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers
Written by Curtis White


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $23.95

One of our most brilliant social critics—author of the bestselling The Middle Mind—presents a scathing critique of the “delusions” of science alongside a rousing defense of the tradition of Romanticism and the “big” questions.

With the rise of religion critics such as Richard Dawkins, and of pseudo-science advocates such as Malcolm Gladwell... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Written by Annalee Newitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385535922
Our Price: $11.99
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
Written by Annalee Newitz


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $11.99

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 unfathomably powerful megavolcanoes. And we know that another global disaster is eventually headed our way. Can we survive it?... Read more >
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Written by Annalee Newitz, Read by Kimberly Farr
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804127295
Our Price: $22.50

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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
Written by Annalee Newitz
Read by Kimberly Farr


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $22.50

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 unfathomably powerful megavolcanoes. And we know that another global disaster is eventually headed our way. Can we survive it?... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Written by Annalee Newitz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385535915
Our Price: $26.95
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
Written by Annalee Newitz


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $26.95

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 unfathomably powerful megavolcanoes. And we know that another global disaster is eventually headed our way. Can we survive it?... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.
The Turbulent Universe

Written by Paul Kurtz


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $11.99

In his final book, the late Paul Kurtz outlines his personal vision for a planetary ethics inspired by scientific wisdom. Blending realism and optimism, he lays out the basic principles of an ethical approach that he calls humanist eupraxsophy--that is, the application of practical moral choices inspired by scientific wisdom. Emphasizing... Read more >
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The Turbulent Universe
The Turbulent Universe
Written by Paul Kurtz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616147358
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The Turbulent Universe

Written by Paul Kurtz


Format: Trade Paperback, 310 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $20.00

In his final book, the late Paul Kurtz outlines his personal vision for a planetary ethics inspired by scientific wisdom. Blending realism and optimism, he lays out the basic principles of an ethical approach that he calls humanist eupraxsophy--that is, the application of practical moral choices inspired by scientific wisdom. Emphasizing... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Enlightenment Vision
The Enlightenment Vision
Written by Stuart Jordan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616146405
Our Price: $26.00
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The Enlightenment Vision
Science, Reason, and the Promise of a Better Future
Written by Stuart Jordan


Format: Hardcover, 295 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $26.00

This thought-provoking analysis evaluates the progress that global society has made since the Enlightenment. The author begins by pointing out features of present-day society that are the direct descendants of the Enlightenment's discoveries and advances: our technology, modern medicine, science-based worldview, democratic political institutions, and concepts of human rights are all... Read more >
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The Enlightenment Vision
Science, Reason, and the Promise of a Better Future
Written by Stuart Jordan


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $12.99

This thought-provoking analysis evaluates the progress that global society has made since the Enlightenment. The author begins by pointing out features of present-day society that are the direct descendants of the Enlightenment's discoveries and advances: our technology, modern medicine, science-based worldview, democratic political institutions, and concepts of human rights are all... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Genes, Cells and Brains
Genes, Cells and Brains
Written by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844678815
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Genes, Cells and Brains
The Promethean Promises of the New Biology
Written by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2013
Price: $26.95

Our fates lie in our genes and not in the stars, said James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA. But Watson could not have predicted the scale of the industry now dedicated to this new frontier. Since the launch of the multibillion-dollar Human Genome Project, the biosciences have promised miracle... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Genes, Cells and Brains
The Promethean Promises of the New Biology
Written by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 16, 2013
Price: $19.95

Our fates lie in our genes and not in the stars, said James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA. But Watson could not have predicted the scale of the industry now dedicated to this new frontier. Since the launch of the multibillion-dollar Human Genome Project, the biosciences have promised miracle... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
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