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  • Superintelligence
    Superintelligence (English, Paperback) Nick Bostrom

    This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us? In a tour de force of analytic thinking, Bostrom lays a foundation for understanding the future of humanity and intelligent life.

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  • Stuff Matters
    Stuff Matters (English, Paperback) Mark A. Miodownik

    An exploration of human creativity. From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will shape our future, it reveals the inner workings of the man-made world, the miracles of craft, design, engineering and ingenuity that surround us every day.

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  • Free Will
    Free Will (English, Paperback) Sam Harris $11.87
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  • Oxygen
    Oxygen (English, Paperback) Nick Lane

    Oxygen is the engine of life and evolution. This book explores the impact that oxygen has had on Earth, and the history of life. Explaining the rise of animals and plants, the origin of two sexes, and the evolution of ageing and death, it offers fresh perspectives on our own lives, explaining why we age and what we can do about it.

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  • Animal
    Animal (Paperback) Sara Pascoe

    Women have so much going on, what with boobs and jealousy and menstruating and broodiness and sex and infidelity and pubes and wombs and jobs and memories and emotions and the past and the future and themselves and each other. This book offers an illuminating tour of the female body.

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  • No Bullshit Guide to Math and Physics
    No Bullshit Guide to Math and Physics (English, Paperback) Ivan Savov

    "This book contains lessons on topics in math and physics, written in a style that is jargon-free and to the point. Each lesson covers one concept at the depth required for the first-year university-level course. The main focus of this book is to highlight the intricate connections between the concepts of math and physics. Seeing the similarities and parallels between the concepts is the key to understanding." -- Preface.

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  • The Selfish Gene
    The Selfish Gene (English, Paperback) Richard Dawkins

    The 30th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new introduction from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research.

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  • Climate Change (A Ladybird Expert Book)
    Climate Change (A Ladybird Expert Book) (Hardback) Charles, Tony Juniper

    Climate change is the first book of a new series of titles written for an adult readership and produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds....

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  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
    Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (English, Hardback) Neil deGrasse Tyson

    The #1 New York Times Bestseller: The essential universe, from a celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.

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  • What is Life?
    What is Life? (English, Paperback) Addy Pross

    Seventy years ago, Erwin Schrodinger posed a profound question: 'What is life, and how did it emerge from non-life?' Scientists have puzzled over it ever since. Addy Pross uses insights from the new field of systems chemistry to show how chemistry can become biology, and that Darwinian evolution is the expression of a deeper physical principle.

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  • The Selfish Gene
    The Selfish Gene (English, Paperback) Richard Dawkins

    The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research.

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  • Reductionism in Art and Brain Science
    Reductionism in Art and Brain Science (English, Hardback) Eric R. Kandel

    Pre-publication subtitle: From figuration to abstraction of form, line, color, and light.

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  • Gaia
    Gaia (English, Paperback) James Lovelock

    Gaia, in which James Lovelock puts forward his inspirational and controversial idea that the Earth functions as a single organism, with life influencing planetary processes to form a self-regulating system aiding its own survival, is now a classic work that continues to provoke heated scientific debate.

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  • How Dogs Love Us
    How Dogs Love Us (Paperback) Gregory Berns

    Neuroscientist Gregory Berns had spent decades using MRI imaging technology to study how the human brain works, but a different question still nagged at him: What is my dog thinking?

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  • Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction
    Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Philip V. Mladenov

    In this Very Short Introduction, Philip Mladenov provides a fascinating overview of marine biology. Including a tour of marine life and marine processes that ranges from the polar oceans to tropical coral reefs, he outlines the principles of marine biology whilst demonstrating the fundamental impact humans have on the oceans and their ecology.

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  • David and Goliath
    David and Goliath (Paperback) Malcolm Gladwell

    What if everything we thought about power was wrong? What if, in the ancient story of the shepherd boy who topples a giant, David actually had the advantage? This title takes you on journey from art to basketball, the brain to revolutions, along the way weaving unforgettable stories of misfits, outsiders, and more.

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  • Beyond Infinity
    Beyond Infinity (Paperback) Eugenia Cheng

    Even small children know there are infinitely many whole numbers - start counting and you'll never reach the end. But there are also infinitely many decimal numbers between zero and one. Are these two types of infinity the same? Are they larger or smaller than each other? Can we even talk about 'larger' and 'smaller' when we talk about infinity? In Beyond Infinity, international maths sensation...

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  • The Collapse of Western Civilization
    The Collapse of Western Civilization (English, Paperback) Naomi Oreskes, Erik M. Conway

    The year is 2393, and the world is almost unrecognizable. Clear warnings of climate catastrophe went ignored for decades, leading to soaring temperatures, rising sea levels, widespread drought and—finally—the disaster now known as the Great Collapse of 2093, when the disintegration of the West Antarctica Ice Sheet led to mass migration and a complete reshuffling of the global order. Writing from...

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  • Philosophy of Science: Very Short Introduction
    Philosophy of Science: Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Samir Okasha

    This Very Short Introduction provides a concise overview of the main themes of contemporary philosophy of science. It explores the fundamental questions and challenges in the field, and looks at philosophical issues in particular sciences, including the problem of classification in biology, and the nature of space and time in physics.

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  • The Emperor's New Mind
    The Emperor's New Mind (English, Paperback) Roger Penrose

    In his bestselling work of popular science, Sir Roger Penrose takes us on a fascinating tour through the basic principles of physics, cosmology, mathematics, and philosophy to show that human thinking can never be emulated by a machine.

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