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  • But Is It Science?

    But Is It Science?

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591025825

    On December 20, 2005, a U.S. district court in Dover, Pennsylvania, ruled in Kitzmiller et al. v. Dover Area School Board that teaching Intelligent Design in public school biology classes violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to t…

  • In Bad Faith

    In Bad Faith
    av Andrew Levine

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616144708

    For readers interested in political theory and political activism, as well as anyone puzzled by the persistence of theistic conviction in the modern world, this critique of religious belief provides insightful analysis.In light of rational standards…

  • Cause of Death

    Cause of Death
    av Stephen D. Cohle

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591024477

    The body of a woman floats to the surface of a lake with sixty pounds of cinder block and chain attached to her legs. Her killer faces the death penalty if the prosecution can answer one question: Did she drown? A worker for the only U.S. plant lice…

  • Incredible Shrinking Son of Man

    Incredible Shrinking Son of Man
    av Robert M. Price
    (1 recension)

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591021216

    "This book should be mandatory reading for all scholars concerned with Christian origins ... nothing of comparable importance has been written for at least a decade." - Freethinker For more than a century scholars have been examining the Gospels and…

  • The Stem Cell Controversy

    The Stem Cell Controversy
    av Michael Ruse, Christopher A. Pynes, Michael Ruse

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591024040

    Stem cell research is headline news. Researchers are eager to move forward, state governments and private foundations are rushing to support it, and the sick and afflicted are desperate for its benefits. Yet powerful forces in our society - led by P…

  • The Logic of Human Personality

    The Logic of Human Personality
    av Mary L. O'Hara

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573926713

    The Logic of Human Personality shows how the ancient definition of person remains useful today, and explains how it happened to fall into disuse.The method of using the categories of Aristotle is illustrated by showing how action, relation, and time…

  • The Fairness Instinct

    The Fairness Instinct
    av L. Sun

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616148478

    Biologist L. Sun examines the innate sense of fairness displayed by human beings in all kinds of societies throughout history. He argues persuasively that it is an emotion and behavior rooted in our DNA, rather than a product of ideology or conventi…

  • Beyond God

    Beyond God
    av Kenneth V. Kardong

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591026822

    In his unique analysis of religion, a biologist argues that, in a pre-scientific world, religion was an evolutionary necessity for human survival. Going beyond the recognized psychological comforts of religion as a remedy for emotional insecurity an…

  • The Wall Between Women

    The Wall Between Women
    av Beth Brykman

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591023944

    Why women with difficult life choices create divisions, animosity, and pain among themselves is a controversial topic for mothers in the 21st century. Beth Brykman, who has been both a full-time employed mother and a stay-at-home mom, taps her perso…

  • Which Koran?

    Which Koran?

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591024293

    For many millions of Muslims there is one and only one true Koran that offers the word of Allah to the faithful. Few Muslims realize, however, that there are several Korans in circulation in the Islamic world, with textual variations whose significa…

  • National Security, Civil Liberties, and the War on Terror

    National Security, Civil Liberties, and the War on Terror

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616143961

    This timely collection of recent articles and judicial commentary provides a balance of perspectives on concrete issues under the umbrella of national security and civil liberties. It includes court judgments as well as opinion pieces both from thos…

  • Astrology, True or False?

    Astrology, True or False?
    av Roger B. Culver

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879754839

    Contemporary astrologers claim that their craft is scientifically based and rationally consistent, and above all, that "astrology works" - a belief shared by millions of Americans, including highly visible political and media personalities. As a res…

  • Crescent Moon Rising

    Crescent Moon Rising
    av Paul L. Williams

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616146368

    Forty years ago, Muslims in America were a statistically insignificant minority, numbering fewer than one thousand individuals. By contrast, Islam is today the second-largest and fastest growing religion in America, with more than six million adhere…

  • Elusive Peace

    Elusive Peace
    av Douglas E. Noll

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616144173

    This in-depth analysis goes behind the headlines to understand why crucial negotiations fail. The author argues that diplomats often enter negotiations with flawed assumptions about human behavior, sovereignty, and power. Essentially, the internatio…

  • Defending Science-Within Reason

    Defending Science-Within Reason
    av Susan Haack

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591021179

    Sweeping in scope, penetrating in analysis, and generously illustrated with examples from the history of science, this new and original approach to familiar questions about scientific evidence and method tackles vital questions about science and its…

  • Washington's Engineer

    Washington's Engineer
    av Norman Desmarais

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886568

    The French were the archenemies of the British and her American colonies, particularly after the French and Indian War which was begun by George Washington. So, why did America look to the French as their principal ally in the American Revolution an…

  • The Last Weeks of Abraham Lincoln

    The Last Weeks of Abraham Lincoln
    av David Alan Johnson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633883970

    This day-by-day account of Abraham Lincoln's last six weeks of life covers a period of extraordinary events, not only for the president himself but for the fate of the nation.From March 4 to April 15, 1865--a momentous time for the nation--Abraham L…

  • 200 Years of American Financial Panics

    200 Years of American Financial Panics
    av Thomas P. Vartanian

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886704

    This comprehensive historical account tells the story of 200 years of financial panics in America, from 1819 through to the economic hardship of 2020, showing how and why so many financial crises have occurred in the United States and offering solut…

  • Gender Blending

    Gender Blending

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573921244

    From cross-dressing to altering one's sex by undergoing hormone therapy and radical surgery, "gender blending" has reached new levels of public awareness. Gender Blendingis an up-to-date account of this compelling trend that is rapidly altering the…

  • To the Ends of the Earth

    To the Ends of the Earth
    av John H. V. Dippel

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633884113

    This fascinating social history of polar expeditions examines the cultural trends that produced these daring, even reckless journeys.From the late-17th to the early 20th century, intrepid explorers from America and Europe risked (and sometimes lost)…

  • The Exiled Government

    The Exiled Government
    av Rufino C., M.D. Pabico

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591024989

    During the Second World War, the government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines was evacuated from the island fortress of Corregidor to the still unoccupied islands of the Visayas and the southern island of Mindanao, then to Australia and finally…

  • Margaret Mead

    Margaret Mead
    av Mary Bowman-Kruhm

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616143916

    This accessible and informative biography of an acclaimed anthropologist will appeal to anyone with an interest in anthropology.When Coming of Age in Samoa was published in 1928, the book quickly became a bestseller and brought its author to nationa…

  • Story Mode

    Story Mode
    av Trevor, Ph.D Strunk

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886803

    Once considered niche, fringe, and the hobby of only outsiders or loners, video games have rapidly become one of the most popular and influential artistic forms of this century. Their imagery is near ubiquitous-children, adults, and even professiona…

  • My Life and Loves

    My Life and Loves
    av Frank Harris

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573927741

    A punch in the face of the puritanism and conservatism he raged against, My Life and Loves is the highly-charged, erotic autobiography of Frank Harris (1856-1931), an Irish writer and editor who founded Pearson's Magazine in the United States (1914-…

  • Naturalism Without Foundations

    Naturalism Without Foundations
    av Kai Nielsen

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573920766

    This volume considers in depth and carefully a cluster of issues central to contemporary philosophical and social scientific investigation while utilizing methods and conceptualizations at the very cutting edge of philosophy.

  • The Geek Gap

    The Geek Gap
    av Bill Pfleging

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591024156

    Business managers (suits) and technology professionals (geeks) have become warring camps in too many companies. While both groups have no trouble following the lingo of their own specialties, when they have to communicate with each other, neither si…

  • Cadwallader Colden

    Cadwallader Colden
    av Seymour I. Schwartz

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616148539

    This is the first complete biography of Cadwallader Colden (1688-1776), one of the most accomplished intellectual and political figures in the American colonies before the Revolution. As the longest-serving Lieutenant Governor of New York he was int…

  • Globalization and Justice

    Globalization and Justice
    av Kai Nielsen

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591020547

    Will globalization promote or hinder social justice throughout the world? In this cogent analysis philosopher Kai Nielsen argues that in its present form capitalist globalization will only ensure that the rich get richer and the poor poorer. Noting…

  • Readings in the Philosophical Problems of Parapsychology

    Readings in the Philosophical Problems of Parapsychology
    av Antony Flew

    Pocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879753856

    How does parapsychology differ from hard science? Since the origins of psychical research, parapsychology has been hard-pressed to convince sceptics that it is a legitimate science. This comprehensive collection of essays, edited by a distinguished…

  • The Ghost in the Universe

    The Ghost in the Universe
    av Taner Edis

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573929776

    Is there a God, or a spiritual reality beyond nature? Physicist Taner Edis takes a fresh look at this age-old question, focusing on what we have learned about our world rather than on traditional metaphysical disputes. Emphasizing a search for expla…

  • Albert Einstein's Vision

    Albert Einstein's Vision
    av Barry R. Parker

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591021865

    In clear and eloquent language, Parker helps us appreciate the breadth and richness of Einstein's vision, discussing the renowned scientist's lesser-known contributions, from Einstein's theories supporting time travel, to his research on curved spac…

  • Total Success Book

    Total Success Book
    av Leonard Diamond

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879758714

    Offers psychological techniques to help you achieve your goals. This book explores the positive and creative elements in compelling real-life situations, deep-seated feelings, emotions, and the problems that lurk behind the walls every human being b…

  • Lasers, Death Rays, and the Long, Strange Quest for the Ultimate Weapon

    Lasers, Death Rays, and the Long, Strange Quest for the Ultimate Weapon
    av Jeff Hecht

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633884601

    The whole story of laser weapons with a focus on its many interesting characters and sometimes bizarre schemesThe laser--a milestone invention of the mid-twentieth century--quickly captured the imagination of the Pentagon as the key to the ultimate…

  • The Mind of the Bible-Believer

    The Mind of the Bible-Believer
    av Edmund D. Cohen

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879754952

    Bemusedly observing many kinds of religious expression from an erudite, skeptical distance, psychology professor and attorney Edmund D. Cohen thought himself advanced beyond such illusions. But a decade ago, when he found himself among the militant…

  • The Real World of Democracy Revisited

    The Real World of Democracy Revisited
    av Frank Cunningham

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573924122

    Frank Cunningham examines a selection of contested questions of political theory and methodology pertinent to the relationship of democracy and socialism. A central section of the book addresses contemporary debates over the nature of socialism, com…

  • How to Talk to Your Child's Doctor

    How to Talk to Your Child's Doctor
    av Christopher M. Johnson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591026198

    A two-year-old develops a nasty cough and after experiencing breathing problems, his concerned parents take him to the emergency room. The doctor on call diagnoses his symptoms as croup, prescribes treatment, but days later the cough is no better. A…

  • Surplus Powerlessness

    Surplus Powerlessness
    av Michael Lerner

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573922999

    This book argues that people make themselves more powerless than they need to be, and that this attitude...undermines one's personal effectiveness in both love and work and negates one's willingness to pursue any large-scale visions of political or…

  • The Gun Control Debate

    The Gun Control Debate

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573928618

    Columbine and other highly publicized shootings have kept America's century-old gun debate in the forefront of public attention.Using selections from historians, criminologists, social scientists, public health specialists, and jurists, Dr. Nisbet p…

  • A Better Safe Than Sorry Book

    A Better Safe Than Sorry Book
    av Sol Gordon

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879757687

    Written for children as well as for parents and professionals, a traditionally uncomfortable topic is discussed in a manner designed to help children feel good about themselves.

  • Weird Water & Fuzzy Logic

    Weird Water & Fuzzy Logic
    av Martin Gardner

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573920964

    At a time when popular knowledge of basic science has sunk to a new low and books promoting angels, parapsychology, and bizarre forms of medicine and healing outnumber sceptical books by more than a thousand to one, we need a voice of sanity. This b…

  • After the Fact

    After the Fact
    av Nathan Bomey

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633883772

    This trenchant analysis examines the many ways our society's increasingly tenuous commitment to facts laid the groundwork for Donald Trump's rise to power.Award-winning journalist Nathan Bomey argues that Trump did not usher the post-truth era into…

  • The Supernatural, the Occult, and the Bible

    The Supernatural, the Occult, and the Bible
    av Gerald A. Larue

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879756154

    Gerald A. Larue examines the scriptural underpinnings of occult and supernaturalistic notions that survive in contemporary society. The book is based on the author's thorough knowledge of the history of ancient Near-Eastern cultures and their mythol…

  • The Philosophy of Civilization

    The Philosophy of Civilization
    av Albert Schweitzer

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879754037

    Albert Schweitzer's social and ethical philosophy is best expressed in The Philosophy of Civilization. Not widely available in recent years, this edition will give contemporary readers the opportunity to discover his prophetic thought.In Book I, The…

  • What About Gods?

    What About Gods?
    av Chris Brockman

    Pocket - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879751067

    People who help us understand the world and how it works are important people. They are scientists, teachers, parents, and many others. They should also help us understand what it means to be a human being. They should help us learn that human being…

  • Cosby

    av Ronald L. Smith

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573921268

    Comedian, actor, and writer Bill Cosby is one of the most successful and respected entertainers in America. Yet the Cosby we know today came from a much different place and time than the ideal featured in his 1980s hit series "The Cosby Show," where…

  • Evolutionary Theory and Victorian Culture

    Evolutionary Theory and Victorian Culture
    av Martin Fichman

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591020035

    This absorbing study of the Victorian controversies over the cultural meaning of evolution broadens our perspective by discussing the roles played by prominent individuals besides Charles Darwin, notably Alfred Russel Wallace, Herbert Spencer, and T…

  • Child Obesity

    Child Obesity
    av Goutham Rao

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591023777

    A nationally recognised expert on child obesity, Dr. Rao uses the latest and best medical evidence available to show you how to help your child avoid or overcome the prevalent and dangerous health problem of overweight. In the first part, he gives y…