History and Philosophy of Science
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The Self-Aware Universe: How Consciousness Creates the Material World
The Self-Aware Universe
How Consciousness Creates the Material World
Paperback      ISBN: 0874777984
Consciousness, not matter, is the ground of all existence, declares University of Oregon physicist Goswami, echoing the mystic sages of his native India. He holds that the universe is self-aware, and that consciousness creates the physical world.
Mathematics: From the Birth of Numbers
Mathematics
From the Birth of Numbers
Hardcover      ISBN: 039304002x
Traces the history of mathematics and numeration, and reviews symbolic logic, set theory, series, equations, functions, geometry, trigonometry, vector analysis, fractals, matrices, calculus, probability theory, and differential equations
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
Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
Wonderful Life
The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
Paperback      ISBN: 039330700x
A study of the Burgess Shale, a sea bed 530 million years old, and attempts to tackle what the findings are and what it means
Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge
Cosmic Serpent
DNA and the Origins of Knowledge
Paperback      ISBN: 0874779642
Working from the beliefs of Peruvian Indians, the author seeks to prove that DNA can conduct knowledge
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
Longitude
The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
Paperback      ISBN: 0140258795
An award-winning science journalist traces the development of the marine chronometer by an obscure, uneducated clock maker--an invention that revolutionized sailing by allowing navigators to determine their ship's longitude. Reprint. Tour.
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.
Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud
Paperback      ISBN: 1552091740
Not a typical biography, Ralph Steadman examines Freud using Freud's 1905 essay on Jokes and illustrates his points with 75 drawings. The result is a masterful interplay of text and illustration, visual and verbal puns, and unexpected insight.
Ideas and Opinions
Ideas and Opinions
Hardcover      ISBN: 0517003937
A collection of Einstein's popular writings includes his thoughts on such subjects as relativity, war, peace, religion, science, human rights, economics, and government
Things That Make Us Smart: Defending Human Attributes in the Age of the Machine
Things That Make Us Smart
Defending Human Attributes in the Age of the Machine
Paperback      ISBN: 0201626950
"In Things That Make Us Smart, Donald A. Norman explores the complex interaction between human thought and the technology it creates, arguing for the development of machines that fit our minds, rather"