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Gift of Good Land: Further Essays Cultural and Agricultural
Gift of Good Land
Further Essays Cultural and Agricultural
Paperback      ISBN: 0865470529
Essays dealing with such topics as land reclamation, small farms, and horse-drawn tools stress the interdependence of culture and agriculture
The Birth of a New Physics
The Birth of a New Physics
Paperback      ISBN: 0393300455
Relates man's search from the sixteenth century to the present for a physics to describe the dynamics of a universe in motion
Encounters With the Archdruid
Encounters With the Archdruid
Paperback      ISBN: 0374514313
Depicts the problems which ensue when a mining engineer, a resort developer, and a civil engineer alternately confront a militant conservationist
The First Three Minutes: A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe
The First Three Minutes
A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe
Paperback      ISBN: 0465024378
"<>This classic of contemporary science writing by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist explains to general readers what happened when the universe began, and how we know.<>"
Criticism and the Growth of Knowledge: Proceedings of the Colloquium in the Philosophy of Science, London 1965, Volume 4
Criticism and the Growth of Knowledge
Proceedings of the Colloquium in the Philosophy of Science, London 1965, Volume 4
Paperback      ISBN: 0521096235
This volume arose out of a symposium on Thomas Kuhn's work, with Karl Popper in the chair.
Philosophy of Mathematics
Philosophy of Mathematics
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 052129648x
Seminal articles in the philosophy of mathematics by Russell, Quine, Gödel and other major thinkers.
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather
Paperback      ISBN: 0679408517
A guide to observing and forecasting all types of weather features 350 photographs of natural phenomena and a discussion of all facets of weather
A Natural History of the Senses
A Natural History of the Senses
Paperback      ISBN: 0679735666
A naturalist guides readers through the human senses, discussing the evolution of the kiss, the sadistic cuisine of eighteenth-century England, the chemistry of pain, and the melodies of Earth
Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes: Further Reflections in Natural History
Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes
Further Reflections in Natural History
Paperback      ISBN: 0393311031
A collection of essays answers questions about key scientific concepts, focusing, in particular, on Darwin's theory of evolution, natural selection, and its impact on biology, natural history, and modern science
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fossils
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fossils
Paperback      ISBN: 0394524128
Aids in identifying eight hundred species of common North American fossils with color photographs and line drawings