Fooled by Randomness
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets is a book by Nassim Nicholas Taleb that deals with the fallibility of human knowledge.
Taleb sets forth the idea that mod...
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Up from Dragons
Up from Dragons: The Evolution of Human Intelligence is a 2002 book on human evolution, the human brain, and the origins of human cognition by John Skoyles and Dorion Sagan. The book considers how the...
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Seeds of Change: Five Plants That Transformed Mankind
Seeds of Change: Five plants that transformed mankind is a 1985 book by Henry Hobhouse, formerly a journalist for The Economist, News Chronicle, Daily Express, and the Wall Street Journal, consultant ...
The Discoverers
The Discoverers is a non-fiction historical work by Daniel Boorstin published in 1983 and is the first in the Knowledge Trilogy that also includes The Creators and The Seekers.The book, subtitled A Hi...
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Bad Science: The Short Life and Weird Times of Cold Fusion
Bad Science: The Short Life and Weird Times of Cold Fusion is book of science history by Gary Taubes about the early years (1989–1991) of the cold fusion controversy. It is not a scholarly work, but a...
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Big Bang (book)
Big Bang: The most important scientific discovery of all time and why you need to know about it is a book written by Simon Singh and published in 2004 by Fourth Estate.Big Bang chronicles the history ...
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Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry
The Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry is an English-language multivolume encyclopedia published by John Wiley & Sons.It is a comprehensive analytical chemistry reference, covering all aspects f...
From Eternity to Here
Sean Michael Carroll (/ˈkærəl/; born 5 October 1966) is a research professor in the Department of Physics at the California Institute of Technology. He is a theoretical cosmologist specializing in dar...
The Will to Believe
"The Will to Believe" is a lecture by William James, first published in 1896, which defends, in certain cases, the adoption of a belief without prior evidence of its truth. In particular, James is co...
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed (also titled Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive) is a 2005 book by academic and popular science author Jared M. Diamond, which reviews ...
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Kuhn vs. Popper
Kuhn vs. Popper: The Struggle for the Soul of Science (Revolutions in Science) is a 2003 book by Steve Fuller published by Columbia University Press.
Fuller uses the 1965 meeting between Thomas Ku...
Encyclopedia of Genetics
The Encyclopedia of Genetics (ISBN 0-12-227080-0) is a print encyclopedia of genetics edited by Sydney Brenner and Jeffrey H. Miller. It has four volumes and 1,700 entries. It is available online at h...
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain is a New York Times bestselling non-fiction book by American neuroscientist David Eagleman, who directs the Laboratory for Perception and Action at Baylor Coll...
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Tetrabiblos
Tetrabiblos (Τετράβιβλος) 'four books', also known in Greek as Apotelesmatiká (Ἀποτελεσματικά) "Effects", and in Latin as Quadripartitum "Four Parts", is a text on the philosophy and practice of astr...
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Prime Obsession
Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics (2003) is a historical book on mathematics by John Derbyshire, detailing the history of the Riemann hypothesis, named...
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God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science
God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science is a book by James Hannam which rebuts "the idea ‘that there was no science worth mentioning in the Middle Ages … [and...
The Brain That Changes Itself
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science is a book on neuroplasticity by psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Norman Doidge, M.D. It features numerous c...
That Nothing Is Known
That Nothing Is Known (Latin: Quod nihil scitur) is a 1581 book by the philosopher Francisco Sanches. His most important work, it is a classic of skepticism that criticizes the Aristotelian theory...
Mathematics and the Imagination (book)
Mathematics and the Imagination is a book published in New York by Simon & Schuster in 1940. The authors are Edward Kasner and James R. Newman. The illustrator Rufus Isaacs provided 169 figures. I...
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SuperFreakonomics
SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance is the second non-fiction book by University of Chicago economist Steven Levitt and The New ...
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Lexikon der gesamten Technik
The Lexikon der gesamten Technik is an illustrated German-language encyclopedia of architectural, engineering and manufacturing technology, written by Otto Lueger (German engineer, 1843-1911) and firs...
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The Canon
The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science is a book written by American science author Natalie Angier.
The Canon presents a summary of some of the different areas of science, ...
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Guns, Germs, and Steel
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies is a 1997 transdisciplinary nonfiction book by Jared Diamond, professor of geography and physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles (U...
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