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The Last Unknowns: Deep, Elegant, Profound Unanswered Questions About The Universe, The Mind, The…

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Discover the universe's last unknowns—here are the unanswered questions that obsess "the world's finest minds" ( The Guardian ) Featuring a foreword by DANIEL KAHNEMAN, Nobel Prize-winning author of Thinking, Fast and Slow This is a…
This Will Make You Smarter: New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking
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|February 14, 2012

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Featuring a foreword by David Brooks,  This Will Make You Smarter  presents brilliant—but accessible—ideas to expand every mind. What scientific concept would improve everybody’s cognitive toolkit?  This is the question John…
What Are You Optimistic About?: Today's Leading Thinkers on Why Things Are Good and Getting Better

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The nightly news and conventional wisdom tell us that things are bad and getting worse. Yet despite dire predictions, scientists see many good things on the horizon. John Brockman, publisher of Edge (www.edge.org), the influential online salon, recently asked…
Possible Minds: Twenty-five Ways Of Looking At Ai

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Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking about the field artificial intelligence for most of their careers, for an unparalleled round-table examination about mind, thinking,…
This Idea Is Brilliant: Lost, Overlooked, And Underappreciated Scientific Concepts Everyone Should…

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Brilliant but overlooked ideas you must know, as revealed by Steven Pinker, Jared Diamond, Lisa Randall, Richard Thaler, Carlo Rovelli, Richard Dawkins, Helen Fisher, Ian McEwen, and more of today’s most innovative minds • A top-ten  San…
Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science

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The newest addition to John Brockman’s Edge.org series explores life itself, bringing together the world’s leading biologists, geneticists, and evolutionary theorists—including Richard Dawkins, Edward O. Wilson, J. Craig Venter, and Freeman…
How Things Are
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|January 6, 2010

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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We…
Curious Minds: How A Child Becomes A Scientist

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What makes a child decide to become a scientist? •For Robert Sapolsky–Stanford professor of biology–it was an argument with a rabbi over a passage in the Bible. •Physicist Lee Smolin traces his inspiration to a volume of Einstein’s…
The Next Fifty Years: Science in the First Half of the Twenty-first Century

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A brilliant ensemble of the world’s most visionary scientists provides twenty-five original never-before-published essays about the advances in science and technology that we may see within our lifetimes. Theoretical physicist and bestselling author Paul…
Third Culture: Beyond The Scientific Revolution
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|May 7, 1996

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Thirty-five years ago, C. P. Snow, in a now famous essay, wrote about the polarization of the "two cultures" -- literary intellectuals on the one hand, and scientists on the other. Although he hoped for the emergence of a "third culture" that would bridge the…
This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, And Elegant Theories Of How The World Works
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|January 22, 2013

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Drawn from the cutting-edge frontiers of science, This Explains Everything will revolutionize your understanding of the world. What is your favorite deep, elegant, or beautiful explanation? This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org ("The world's…
What We Believe but Cannot Prove: Today's Leading Thinkers on Science in the Age of Certainty

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More than one hundred of the world's leading thinkers write about things they believe in, despite the absence of concrete proof Scientific theory, more often than not, is born of bold assumption, disparate bits of unconnected evidence, and educated leaps of…
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