A Survival Guide To The Misinformation Age

Author: David J. Helfand
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231541023
Size: 45.61 MB
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From confronting our fear of quantitative reasoning and demystifying graphs to elucidating the key concepts of probability and data analysis and the use of precise language and logic, this book supplies an essential set of apps for the ...

The Influential Mind

Author: Tali Sharot
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 162779266X
Size: 34.18 MB
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Relying on the latest research in neuroscience, behavioral economics and psychology, the book provides fascinating insight into the complex power of influence, good and bad.

The Big Picture

Author: Sean Carroll
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780746075
Size: 80.43 MB
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Destined to sit alongside the works of our greatest thinkers, from Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan to Daniel Dennett and E. O. Wilson, this book shows that while our lives may be forever dwarfed by the immensity of the universe, they can be ...

Mathematics

Author: Jan Gullberg
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393040029
Size: 15.66 MB
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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

A Mathematician S Lament

Author: Paul Lockhart
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781934137178
Size: 14.84 MB
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A manifesto for freeing math from the drudgery of traditional teaching by a brilliant mathematician.

A World Of Struggle

Author: David Kennedy
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880599
Size: 53.61 MB
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In this provocative book, David Kennedy draws on his experience working with international lawyers, human rights advocates, policy professionals, economic development specialists, military lawyers, and humanitarian strategists to provide a ...

Every Thing Must Go

Author: James Ladyman
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199276196
Size: 14.46 MB
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Every Thing Must Go argues that the only kind of metaphysics that can contribute to objective knowledge is one based specifically on contemporary science as it really is, and not on philosophers' a priori intuitions, common sense, or ...

Algorithms To Live By

Author: Brian Christian
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1627790373
Size: 44.67 MB
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From finding a spouse to finding a parking spot, from organizing one's inbox to understanding the workings of human memory, Algorithms to Live By transforms the wisdom of computer science into strategies for human living.

The Obesity Paradox

Author: Carl J. Lavie, M.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698148517
Size: 50.78 MB
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Sharing the science behind these recent findings, The Obesity Paradox shows readers how to achieve what’s really important: maximum health—not minimum weight.