A Survival Guide To The Misinformation Age

Author: David J. Helfand
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231541023
Size: 44.64 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 7005
Download Read Online
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 Big Picture

Author: Sean Carroll
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780746075
Size: 13.48 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 6245
Download Read Online
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 ...

A Mathematician S Lament

Author: Paul Lockhart
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781934137178
Size: 62.63 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 1705
Download Read Online
A manifesto for freeing math from the drudgery of traditional teaching by a brilliant mathematician.

Reality Check

Author: Donald R. Prothero
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253010365
Size: 55.23 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 6741
Download Read Online
To shed light on this darkness, Donald R. Prothero explains the scientific process and why society has come to rely on science not only to provide a better life but also to reach verifiable truths no other method can obtain.

Algorithms To Live By

Author: Brian Christian
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1627790373
Size: 52.15 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 743
Download Read Online
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.

Every Thing Must Go

Author: James Ladyman
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199276196
Size: 58.76 MB
Format: PDF
View: 830
Download Read Online
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 ...

The Tides Of Mind Uncovering The Spectrum Of Consciousness

Author: David Gelernter
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 1631490842
Size: 56.25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 4349
Download Read Online
In the great introspective tradition of Wilhelm Wundt and René Descartes, David Gelernter promises to not only revolutionize our understanding of what it means to be human but also to help answer many of our most fundamental questions ...

Suspicious Minds

Author: Rob Brotherton
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 147291564X
Size: 51.41 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 529
Download Read Online
Conspiracy theories are not some psychological aberration – they're a predictable product of how brains work. This book will tell you why, and what it means. Of course, just because your brain's biased doesn't always mean you're wrong.

The Unnatural World

Author: David Biello
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476743924
Size: 29.96 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 2836
Download Read Online
With the historical perspective of The Song of the Dodo and the urgency of Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, The Unnatural World chronicles a disparate band of unlikely heroes: an effervescent mad scientist who would fertilize the seas; a ...