History and Philosophy of Science
Guns, Germs, and Steel
The Fates of Human Societies
Paperback ISBN: 0393317552
An intriguing study of the rise of civilization argues that human development is not based on race or ethnic differences but rather is linked to biological diversity, discussing the evolution of agriculture, technology, writing, political systems, and religious belief. Reprint.
The Unity of Knowledge
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0679450777
The two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning expert on sociobiology and biodiversity argues for the fundamental unity of all knowledge in the face of the increasing fragmentation and specialization of knowledge over the past two centuries. 125,000 first printing.
How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century
Paperback ISBN: 0385484992
The physicist-author of the best-selling Hyperspace explores how three scientific advances of the twentieth-century--quantum mechanics, biogenetics, and artificial intelligence--will permanently change humankind's relationship to nature. Reprint. K.
The Illustrated Longitude
Hardcover ISBN: 0802713440
A new illustrated edition of the best-selling Longitude chronicles the tale of the eighteenth-century inventor John Harrison, who created the chronometer and, in the process, saved thousands of lives and great fortunes.
The Demon-Haunted World
Science As a Candle in the Dark
Paperback ISBN: 0345409469
Examines and debunks what the Pulitzer Prize-winning author refers to as "pseudo-science," which includes such popular topics as channeling past lives, alien abduction, and communal hallucinations, suggesting that these trends are dangerous for society. Reprint.