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Thumbelina: The Culture and Technology of Millennials

by Michel Serres & Daniel W. Smith Rowman & Littlefield International (October 20, 2014)

This book is an English-language translation of a bestselling book in France that explores the relationship between humans and new technologies.


Race Unmasked: Biology and Race in the Twentieth Century

by Michael Yudell & J. Craig Venter Columbia University Press (September 09, 2014)

Race, while drawn from the visual cues of human diversity, is an idea with a measurable past, an identifiable present, and an uncertain future. The concept of race has been at the center of both triumphs and...


In Defense of Science: Why Scientific Literacy Matters

by Frank R. Spellman & Joan Price-Bayer Government Institutes (December 16, 2010)

Today, only a few people outside of the scientific community are conversant with the tradition of science and its many breakthroughs. The rest are scientifically illiterate. So say Frank R. Spellman and Joni...


Opening Heaven's Door

by Patricia Pearson Atria Books (May 13, 2014)

The first book by a respected journalist on Nearing Death Awareness?similar to Near-Death Experience?this ?fascinating? (Kirkus Reviews) exploration brings ?humor, sympathy, and keen critical intelligence to...


The Poetic Species: A Conversation with Edward O. Wilson and Robert Hass

by Robert Hass, Edward O. Wilson & Lee Briccetti Bellevue Literary Press (March 17, 2014)

A meeting of great minds at the intersection of the arts and sciences


The Sacred Promise

by Gary E. Schwartz & John Edward Atria Books/Beyond Words (January 11, 2011)

The Sacred Promise offers scientific proof of Spirit’s existence?be it the deceased, angels, or spirit guides?and shows Spirit’s willingness and promise to offer guidance and help with the challenges of...


The Geography of Thought

by Richard Nisbett Free Press (October 26, 2010)

A ?landmark book? (Robert J. Sternberg, president of the American Psychological Association) by one of the world's preeminent psychologists that proves human behavior is not ?hard-wired? but a function of culture....


Lucifer's Legacy: The Meaning of Asymmetry

by Frank Close Dover Publications (November 26, 2013)

Popular science writer's cosmic "tour" of asymmetry ranges from development of human embryos to the mysterious Higgs boson, or "God particle," and ongoing research at the CERN laboratory. 2000 edition.


The Concept of Nature

by Alfred North Whitehead Dover Publications (December 26, 2012)

The brilliant mathematician explores the problems of substance, space, and time; criticizes Einstein's method of interpreting results; and offers an alternative theory of the four-dimensional space-time manifold....


Philosophy of Science: The Link Between Science and Philosophy

by Philipp Frank Dover Publications (March 19, 2013)

A distinguished mathematician traces the history of science, illustrating philosophy's ongoing role, explaining technology's erosion of the rapport between the two fields, and offering suggestions for their...


Einstein on Cosmic Religion and Other Opinions and Aphorisms

by Albert Einstein & George Bernard Shaw Dover Publications (February 03, 2012)

Einstein's essays explore science as the basis for a "cosmic" religion, embraced by all who share a sense of wonder in the universe. Additional topics include pacifism, disarmament, and Zionism.


The Species Problem: Biological Species, Ontology, and the Metaphysics of Biology

by David N. Stamos Lexington Books (March 17, 2003)

Stamos squarely confronts the problem of determining what a biological species is, whether species are real, and the nature of their reality. He critically considers the evolution of the major contemporary views...


Reality Check: How Science Deniers Threaten Our Future

by Donald R. Prothero, Pat Linse & Michael Shermer Indiana University Press (August 01, 2013)

The battles over evolution, climate change, childhood vaccinations, and the causes of AIDS, alternative medicine, oil shortages, population growth, and the place of science in our country-all are reaching a...


Neuroscience and Religion: Brain, Mind, Self, and Soul

by Volney P. Gay Lexington Books (August 16, 2009)

This is a unique set of multidisciplinary reflections on how the neurosciences shape our understanding of religious experience and religious institutions. Twelve scholars and scientists assess how advances in...


What We Believe but Cannot Prove

by John Brockman HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

More than one hundred of the world's leading thinkers write about things they believe in, despite the absence of concrete proof

Scientific theory, more often than not, is born of bold assumption, disparate bits...


Monkey Girl

by Edward Humes HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

What should we teach our children about where we come from?

Is evolution a lie or good science?

Is it incompatible with faith?

Have scientists really detected evidence of a creator in nature?

From bestselling,...


Becoming Nietzsche: Early Reflections on Democritus, Schopenhauer, and Kant

by Paul A. Swift Lexington Books (March 22, 2005)

Becoming Nietzsche is an essential book for understanding Nietzsche's philosophical genealogy from 1866D1868, a phase that is punctuated by the influence of Friedrich Lange and a surprising rejection of Schopenhauer's...


Undeniable

by Bill Nye & Corey S. Powell Macmillan Audio (November 03, 2014)

"Evolution is one of the most powerful and important ideas ever developed in the history of science. Every question it raises leads to new answers, new discoveries, and new smarter questions. The science of...


Other Minds

by Peter Godfrey-Smith & Peter Noble Macmillan Audio (March 06, 2017)

Although mammals and birds are widely regarded as the smartest creatures on earth, it has lately become clear that a very distant branch of the tree of life has also sprouted higher intelligence: the cephalopods,...


Science Fictions

by Stuart Ritchie Macmillan Audio (July 20, 2020)

An insider?s view of science reveals why many scientific results cannot be relied upon ? and how the system can be reformed.

Science is how we understand the world. Yet failures in peer review and mistakes in...


Metazoa

by Peter Godfrey-Smith & Mitch Riley Macmillan Audio (November 09, 2020)

This program is read by Peter Godfrey-Smith with Mitch Riley.

The scuba-diving philosopher who wrote Other Minds explores the origins of animal consciousness.

Dip below the ocean?s surface and you are soon confronted...


Modern Technology and the Human Future

by Craig M. Gay Ivp Academic (December 11, 2018)

Technology is not neutral. From the plow to the printing press, technology has always shaped human life and informed our understanding of what it means to be human. And advances in modern technology, from computers...


Transhumanism and the Image of God

by Jacob Shatzer Ivp Academic (April 09, 2019)

We're constantly invited to think about the future of technology as a progressive improvement of tools: our gadgets will continue to evolve, but we humans will stay basically the same. In the future, perhaps...


Mere Science and Christian Faith

by Greg Cootsona Ivp Books (March 13, 2018)

Many Christians have been brought up under the assumption that mainstream science is incompatible with genuine Christian faith—so when they see compelling evidence for biological evolution, for example, they...


Kings Dethroned

by Gerrard Hickson Barakaldo Books (November 19, 2020)

At the turn of the twentieth century, Gerrard Hickson stumbled upon a discovery which convinced him of something shocking. The giants of astronomy had miscalculated the distance of the sun from the Earth, it...


The Hybrid-Corn Makers

by A. Richard Crabb Barakaldo Books (November 19, 2020)

Long before history began to be recorded, man strove constantly to get plants that would produce greater amounts of food with less labor. Sometimes he obtained this improvement by increasing the food-producing...


Welcome to the Anthropocene

by Alice Major The University of Alberta Press (March 21, 2018)

Alice Major observes the comedy and the tragedy of this human-dominated moment on Earth. Major?s most persistent question??Where do we fit in the universe???is made more urgent by the ecological calamity of...


The Grand Delusion

by Steve Hagen Wisdom Publications (October 13, 2020)

This is a fun, unique book that goes deep into the great mysteries of knowing—and makes it enjoyable.

In The Grand Delusion, bestselling author Steve Hagen drills deeply into the most basic assumptions, strengths,...


Every Life Is on Fire

by Jeremy England Basic Books (September 14, 2020)

A preeminent physicist unveils a field-defining theory of the origins and purpose of life.

Why are we alive? Most things in the universe aren't. And everything that is alive traces back to things that, puzzlingly,...


Every Life Is on Fire

by Jeremy England Basic Books (September 15, 2020)

A preeminent physicist unveils a field-defining theory of the origins and purpose of life

Why are we alive? Most things in the universe aren't. And everything that is alive traces back to things that, puzzlingly,...


Science Fictions

by Stuart Ritchie Metropolitan Books (July 20, 2020)

An insider?s view of science reveals why many scientific results cannot be relied upon ? and how the system can be reformed.

Science is how we understand the world. Yet failures in peer review and mistakes in...


I Am a Strange Loop

by Douglas Hofstadter & Greg Baglia Hachette Book Group (September 25, 2018)

Can thought arise out of matter? Can self, soul, consciousness, ?I? arise out of mere matter? If it cannot, then how can you or I be here?

I Am a Strange Loop argues that the key to understanding selves and...


The Spike

by Damien Broderick Tor Books (February 09, 2001)

The rate at which technology is changing our world--not just on a global level like space travel and instant worldwide communications but on the level of what we choose to wear, where we live, and what we eat--is...


Doing Physics, Second Edition: How Physicists Take Hold of the World

by Martin H. Krieger Indiana University Press (November 19, 2012)

Doing Physics makes concepts of physics easier to grasp by relating them to everyday knowledge. Addressing some of the models and metaphors that physicists use to explain the physical world, Martin H. Krieger...


The Universe Speaks in Numbers

by Graham Farmelo Basic Books (May 27, 2019)

How math helps us solve the universe's deepest mysteriesOne of the great insights of science is that the universe has an underlying order. The supreme goal of physicists is to understand this order through laws...


The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

by Dr. Steven Novella, Bob Novella, Cara Santa Maria & Jay Novella et al. Grand Central Publishing (October 01, 2018)

An all-encompassing guide to skeptical thinking from podcast host and academic neurologist at Yale University School of Medicine Steven Novella and his SGU co-hosts, which Richard Wiseman calls "the perfect...


Lost in Math

by Sabine Hossenfelder Basic Books (June 11, 2018)

In this "provocative" book (New York Times), a contrarian physicist argues that her field's modern obsession with beauty has given us wonderful math but bad science.

Whether pondering black holes or predicting...


The Equations of Life

by Charles S. Cockell Basic Books (June 18, 2018)

A groundbreaking argument for why alien life will evolve to be much like life here on Earth

We are all familiar with the popular idea of strange alien life wildly different from life on earth inhabiting other...


Earth in Human Hands

by David Grinspoon Grand Central Publishing (December 05, 2016)

NASA Astrobiologist and renowned scientist Dr. David Grinspoon brings readers an optimistic message about humanity's future in the face of climate change.

For the first time in Earth's history, our planet is...


Readings in the Philosophy of Technology

by David M. Kaplan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2009)

Ideal for professors who want to provide a comprehensive set of the most important readings in the philosophy of technology, from foundational to the cutting edge, this book introduces students to the various...


In Our Own Image

by George Zarkadakis Pegasus Books (March 15, 2016)

Zarkadakis explores one of humankind's oldest love-hate relationships?our ties with artificial intelligence, or AI. He traces AI's origins in ancient myth, through literary classics like Frankenstein, to today's...


Paths from Science Towards God

by Arthur R. Peacocke Oneworld Publications (October 01, 2013)

Author is winner of 2001 Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, worth $1 million dollars.

By applying the principles of scientific thought to theological matters, Arthur Peacocke argues that the divine principle...


Pascal's Fire

by Keith Ward Oneworld Publications (October 01, 2013)

Groundbreaking, ingenious and devastatingly clear, Keith Ward’s Pascal’s Fire is guaranteed to reignite the timeless dispute of whether scientific advancement threatens religious belief. Turning the conventional...


Philosophy of Science

by Geoffrey Gorham Oneworld Publications (December 01, 2012)

So the world didn’t end on 10 September 2008: but maybe it got you thinking…

The world didn’t end on 10 September 2008, but the possibility may have got you thinking: was it worth the risk? What is the...


God, Faith and the New Millennium

by Keith Ward Oneworld Publications (October 01, 2014)

Does being a Christian in the modern scientific age require intellectual suicide? What future for Christianity in the Third Millennium?

In God, Faith and the New Millennium Keith Ward has produced a powerful...


The Crack in the Cosmic Egg

by Joseph Chilton Pearce & Thom Hartmann Park Street Press (August 01, 2002)

The classic work that shaped the thought of a generation with its powerful insights into the true nature of mind and reality.

• Defines culture as a "cosmic egg" structured by the mind's drive for logical...


Delusions in Science and Spirituality

by Susan B. Martinez Bear & Company (April 02, 2015)

Debunks cherished theories of mainstream consensus and reveals the deeper mysteries of the science of the unseen

• Reveals a new “Theory of Everything” to replace the standard model and complete our knowledge...


The Akashic Experience

by Ervin Laszlo Inner Traditions (February 12, 2009)

Firsthand testimonies by 20 leaders in culture and science of their interactions with the Akashic field

• Provides important evidence for the authenticity of nonmaterial contact that human beings have with...


Science and the Akashic Field

by Ervin Laszlo Inner Traditions (May 03, 2007)

Presents the unifying world-concept long sought by scientists, mystics, and sages: an Integral Theory of Everything

• Explains how modern science has rediscovered the Akashic Field of perennial philosophy...


Quantum Shift in the Global Brain

by Ervin Laszlo Inner Traditions (February 27, 2008)

The shift from scientific materialism to a multidimensional worldview in harmony with the world’s great spiritual traditions

• Articulates humanity’s critical choice--to be the last decade of an outgoing,...