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The Enlightenment Vision
The Enlightenment Vision
Written by Stuart Jordan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616146405
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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 >
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Genes, Cells and Brains
Genes, Cells and Brains
Written by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844678815
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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 >
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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 >
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Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings
How the Universe Makes Life
Written by Richard Grossinger
Preface by Harold B. Dowse
Foreword by John E. Upledger D.O., O.M.M


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $19.95

Why is the universe conscious? What kindles mind inside matter? Why do fundamentalist sciences and religions never ask these questions? This sequel to Embryogenesis deals with the theoretical issues brought up by Embryogenesis, including: the relationship between thermodynamics/entropy and the emergence of life; a speculative set of embryogenic principles for all... Read more >
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On the Integration of Nature
Post-9/11 Biopolitical Notes
Written by Richard Grossinger


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $12.95

This collage-like book is an inquiry into the nature of life and of existence itself. Simultaneously philosophical, spiritual, and literary, it pushes the boundaries of this area of thought beyond the strictures of science, religion, and all other forms of ideology. Author Richard Grossinger dazzlingly blends narrative memoir, short science fiction... Read more >
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The Undead
The Undead
Written by Dick Teresi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400096114
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The Undead
Organ Harvesting, the Ice-Water Test, Beating-Heart Cadavers--How Medicine Is Blurring the Line Between Life and Death
Written by Dick Teresi


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $16.00

What is death, and how do people in the medical profession determine it? In this fascinating examination of the increasingly blurred line between life and death, consciousness and unconsciousness, science journalist Dick Teresi introduces us to the coma specialists, organ transplant surgeons, ICU doctors, and many others who are faced with...

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The Optimism Bias
The Optimism Bias
Written by Tali Sharot
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ISBN: 9780307473516
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The Optimism Bias
A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain
Written by Tali Sharot


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $15.95

Psychologists have long been aware that most people maintain an irrationally positive outlook on life. Tali Sharot—one of the most innovative neuroscientists at work today—takes this a step further. Optimism, she shows, may in fact be crucial to our existence.
 
In this absorbing exploration, Sharot takes an in-depth, clarifying look at
 
&bull...

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God and the Folly of Faith
God and the Folly of Faith
Written by Victor J. Stenger, Foreword by Dan Barker
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ISBN: 9781616145996
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God and the Folly of Faith
The Incompatibility of Science and Religion
Written by Victor J. Stenger
Foreword by Dan Barker


Format: Trade Paperback, 408 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $20.00

A thorough and hard-hitting critique that is a must read for anyone interested in the interaction between religion and science.

It has become the prevalent view among sociologists, historians, and some theistic scientists that religion and science have never been in serious conflict. Some even claim that Christianity was responsible for the... Read more >
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God and the Folly of Faith
The Incompatibility of Science and Religion
Written by Victor J. Stenger


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $11.99

A thorough and hard-hitting critique that is a must read for anyone interested in the interaction between religion and science.

It has become the prevalent view among sociologists, historians, and some theistic scientists that religion and science have never been in serious conflict. Some even claim that Christianity was responsible for the... Read more >
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The Undead
The Undead
Written by Dick Teresi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375423710
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The Undead
Organ Harvesting, the Ice-Water Test, Beating Heart Cadavers--How Medicine Is Blurring the Line Between Life and Death
Written by Dick Teresi


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $26.95

Important and provocative, The Undead examines why even with the tools of advanced technology, what we think of as life and death, consciousness and nonconsciousness, is not exactly clear and how this problem has been further complicated by the business of organ harvesting.

Dick Teresi, a science writer with a dark sense...

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The Undead
The Undead
Written by Dick Teresi
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ISBN: 9780307907110
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The Undead
Organ Harvesting, the Ice-Water Test, Beating Heart Cadavers--How Medicine Is Blurring the Line Between Life and Death
Written by Dick Teresi


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $11.99

Important and provocative, The Undead examines why even with the tools of advanced technology, what we think of as life and death, consciousness and nonconsciousness, is not exactly clear and how this problem has been further complicated by the business of organ harvesting.

Dick Teresi, a science writer with a dark sense...

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Think of an Elephant
?Combining Science and Spirituality for a Better Life
Written by Paul Bailey


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2012
Price: $8.99

Combining science and spirituality to reveal the true nature of the universe - this book will change perceptions, inspire mind-shifts and alter the way we see the world, forever. Read more >
Debating Science
Debating Science
Edited by Dane Scott and Francis Blake
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616144999
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Debating Science
Deliberation, Values, and the Common Good
Edited by Dane Scott and Francis Blake


Format: Trade Paperback, 277 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $25.00

In this work, accomplished scholars and noted experts focus on ethical deliberation and the larger moral context surrounding the controversies over scientific research and technological innovations. The insightful and accessible original works emphasize deliberation rather than adversarial debate—that is, they encourage the development of mental habits that enable stakeholders to work... Read more >
Science in a Democratic Society

Written by Susan M. Schneider
Illustrated by Rene C. Reyles


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $12.99

Are ghosts real? Are there truly haunted places, only haunted people, or both? And how can we know? Taking neither a credulous nor a dismissive approach, this first-of-its-kind book solves those perplexing mysteries and more-even answering the question of why we care so very much. From the most ancient times, people... Read more >
Science in a Democratic Society
Science in a Democratic Society
Written by Philip Kitcher
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616144074
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Science in a Democratic Society

Written by Philip Kitcher


Format: Hardcover, 270 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $28.00

In this successor to his pioneering Science, Truth, and Democracy, the author revisits the topic explored in his previous work—namely, the challenges of integrating science, the most successful knowledge-generating system of all time, with the problems of democracy. But in this new work, the author goes far beyond that earlier book... Read more >
The Marriage of Sense and Soul
The Marriage of Sense and Soul
Written by Ken Wilber
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ISBN: 9780307799562
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The Marriage of Sense and Soul
Integrating Science and Religion
Written by Ken Wilber


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 3, 2011
Price: $13.99

There is arguably no more critical and pressing topic than the relation of science and religion in the modern world. Science has given us the methods for discovering truth, while religion remains the single greatest force for generating meaning. Yet the two are seen as mutually exclusive, with wrenching consequences for... Read more >
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Labyrinths of Reason
Labyrinths of Reason
Edited by William Poundstone
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ISBN: 9780307763792
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Labyrinths of Reason
Paradox, Puzzles, and the Frailty of Knowledge
Edited by William Poundstone


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2011
Price: $11.99

This sharply intelligent, consistently provocative book takes the reader on an astonishing, thought-provoking voyage into the realm of delightful uncertainty--a world of paradox in which logical argument leads to contradiction and common sense is seemingly rendered irrelevant.


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Demon-Haunted World
Demon-Haunted World
Written by Carl Sagan
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ISBN: 9780307801043
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Demon-Haunted World
Science as a Candle in the Dark
Written by Carl Sagan


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $13.99

"A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought."

*Los Angeles Times



"POWERFUL . . . A stirring defense of informed rationality. . . Rich in surprising information and beautiful writing."

*The... Read more >
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The Optimism Bias
The Optimism Bias
Written by Tali Sharot
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379832
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The Optimism Bias
A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain
Written by Tali Sharot


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $13.99

From one of the most innovative neuroscientists at work today, an investigation into the bias toward optimism that exists on a neural level in our brains and plays a major part in determining how we live our lives.
 
Psychologists have long been aware that most people maintain an often irrationally positive...

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The Most Human Human
The Most Human Human
Written by Brian Christian, Read by Brian Christian
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ISBN: 9780307879158
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The Most Human Human
What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive
Written by Brian Christian
Read by Brian Christian


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $20.00

The Most Human Human is a provocative, exuberant, and profound exploration of the ways in which computers are reshaping our ideas of what it means to be human. Its starting point is the annual Turing Test, which pits artificial intelligence programs against people to determine if computers can “think.”

Named... Read more >
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The Most Human Human
The Most Human Human
Written by Brian Christian
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ISBN: 9780385533072
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The Most Human Human
What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive
Written by Brian Christian


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $13.99

The Most Human Human is a provocative, exuberant, and profound exploration of the ways in which computers are reshaping our ideas of what it means to be human. Its starting point is the annual Turing Test, which pits artificial intelligence programs against people to determine if computers can “think.”

Named... Read more >
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Against Method
Against Method
Written by Paul Feyerabend, Introduction by Ian Hacking
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844674435
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Against Method

Written by Paul Feyerabend
Introduction by Ian Hacking


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $95.00

Paul Feyerabend’s globally acclaimed work, which sparked and continues to stimulate fierce debate, examines the deficiencies of many widespread ideas about scientific progress and the nature of knowledge. Feyerabend argues that scientific advances can only be understood in a historical context. He looks at the way the philosophy of science has... Read more >
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Against Method
Against Method
Written by Paul Feyerabend, Introduction by Ian Hacking
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ISBN: 9781844674428
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Against Method

Written by Paul Feyerabend
Introduction by Ian Hacking


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $24.95

Paul Feyerabend’s globally acclaimed work, which sparked and continues to stimulate fierce debate, examines the deficiencies of many widespread ideas about scientific progress and the nature of knowledge. Feyerabend argues that scientific advances can only be understood in a historical context. He looks at the way the philosophy of science has... Read more >
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My Brain Made Me Do It
My Brain Made Me Do It
Written by Eliezer J. Sternberg
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ISBN: 9781616141653
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My Brain Made Me Do It
The Rise of Neuroscience and the Threat to Moral Responsibility
Written by Eliezer J. Sternberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 244 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $21.00

As scientists continue to explore how the brain works, using ever more sophisticated technology, it seems likely that new findings will radically alter the traditional understanding of human nature. One aspect of human nature that is already being questioned by recent developments in neuroscience is free will. Do our decisions arise... Read more >
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