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  • So You Want to Talk About Race

    So You Want to Talk About Race
    av Ijeoma Oluo

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541647435

    n So You Want to Talk About Race, editor-at-large of The Establishment Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America, addressing head-on such issues as privilege, police brutality, intersectionality, micro-agg…

  • The Design of Everyday Things

    The Design of Everyday Things
    av Donald A. Norman

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465050659

    Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure out which light switch or oven burner to turn on, or whether to push, pull, or slide a door. The fault, argues this ingenious,even liberating,book, lies not in ourselves, but in product…

  • False Alarm

    False Alarm
    av Bjorn Lomborg

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541647466

    With hurricanes battering coast lines, sea level rise threatening entire countries with extinction and wildfires raging across broad swaths of America and the planet, it is hardly surprising that countering global warming has become a top priority f…

  • Basic Economics

    Basic Economics
    av Thomas Sowell

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465060733

    In this fifth edition of Basic Economics , Thomas Sowell revises and updates his popular book on common sense economics, bringing the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain…

  • Godel, Escher, Bach

    Godel, Escher, Bach
    av Douglas R. Hofstadter

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465026562

    Douglas Hofstadter's book is concerned directly with the nature of maps" or links between formal systems. However, according to Hofstadter, the formal system that underlies all mental activity transcends the system that supports it. If life can grow…

  • Six Easy Pieces; Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher

    Six Easy Pieces; Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher
    av Matthew Sands

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465025275

    It was Richard Feynman's outrageous and scintillating method of teaching that earned him legendary status among students and professors of physics. From 1961 to 1963, Feynman delivered a series of lectures at the California Institute of Technology t…

  • Economic Facts and Fallacies

    Economic Facts and Fallacies
    av Thomas Sowell

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465022038

    In Economic Facts and Fallacies , Thomas Sowell exposes some of the most popular fallacies about economic issues in a lively manner that does not require any prior knowledge of economics. These fallacies include many beliefs widely disseminated in t…

  • Changing Character

    Changing Character
    av Leigh McCullough Vaillant

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465077922

    The mechanism of emotional change is central to the field of mental health. Emotional change is necessary for healing the long-standing pain of character pathology, yet is the least studied and most misunderstood area in psychotherapy and pharmacoth…

  • Six Not-So-Easy Pieces

    Six Not-So-Easy Pieces
    av Matthew Sands

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465025268

    It was Feynman's outrageous and scintillating method of teaching that earned him legendary status among students and professors of physics. From 1961 to 1963, Feynman delivered a series of lectures at the California Institute of Technology that revo…

  • The Drama of the Gifted Child

    The Drama of the Gifted Child
    av Alice Miller
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465016907

    Why are many of the most successful people plagued by feelings of emptiness and alienation? This wise and profound book has provided thousands of readers with an answer,and has helped them to apply it to their own lives.Far too many of us had to lea…

  • Letters to a Young Contrarian

    Letters to a Young Contrarian
    av Christopher Hitchens

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465030330

    In a collection of essays and meditations, the popular columnist for "Vanity Fair" and "The Nation" shares his thoughts on the art of being contrary, celebrating the roles of radicals, mavericks, rebels, and dissidents in promoting political, social…

  • The Evolution of Desire

    The Evolution of Desire
    av David Buss

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465097760

    If we all want love, why is there so much conflict in our most cherished relationships? To answer this question we must look into our evolutionary past, argues prominent psychologist David M. Buss. Based one of the largest studies of human mating ev…

  • Emotional Design

    Emotional Design
    av Don Norman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465051366

    Did you ever wonder why cheap wine tastes better in fancy glasses? Why sales of Macintosh computers soared when Apple introduced the colourful iMac? New research on emotion and cognition has shown that attractive things really do work better, as Don…

  • Freud and Beyond

    Freud and Beyond
    av Margaret J. Black

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465098811

    Freud's concepts have become a part of our psychological vocabulary: unconscious thoughts and feelings, conflict, the meaning of dreams, the sensuality of childhood. But psychoanalytic thinking has undergone an enormous expansion and transformation…

  • Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray

    Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray
    av Sabine Hossenfelder

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541646766

    In this "provocative" book (New York Times), a contrarian physicist argues that her field's modern obsession with beauty has given us wonderful math but bad science. Whether pondering black holes or predicting discoveries at CERN, physicists believe…

  • Endurance

    Endurance
    av Alfred Lansing

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465062881

    In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot. In January 1915, after battling its way through a thousand miles of pack ice and only…

  • The Happiness Hypothesis

    The Happiness Hypothesis
    av Jonathan Haidt

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465028023

    In his widely praised book, award-winning psychologist Jonathan Haidt examines the world's philosophical wisdom through the lens of psychological science, showing how a deeper understanding of enduring maxims-like Do unto others as you would have ot…

  • The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, 3rd Edition

    The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, 3rd Edition
    av Bruce D. Perry

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465094455

    What happens when a young child is traumatized? How does terror affect a child's mind-and how can that mind recover? Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has treated children faced with unimaginable horror: homicide survivors, witnesses to their own paren…

  • Discrimination and Disparities

    Discrimination and Disparities
    av Thomas Sowell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541645639

    An enlarged edition of Thomas Sowell's brilliant examination of the origins of economic disparities Economic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some belie…

  • Ametora

    Ametora
    av W. David Marx

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465059737

    Look closely at any typically "American" article of clothing these days, and you may be surprised to see a Japanese label inside. From high-end denim to oxford button-downs, Japanese designers have taken the classic American look-known as ametora ,…

  • The Feynman Lectures on Physics, boxed set

    The Feynman Lectures on Physics, boxed set
    av Matthew Sands

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465023820

    "The whole thing was basically an experiment," Richard Feynman said late in his career, looking back on the origins of his lectures. The experiment turned out to be hugely successful, spawning a book that has remained a definitive introduction to ph…

  • The Rise of the Creative Class

    The Rise of the Creative Class
    av Richard Florida

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541617742

    In his modern classic The Rise of the Creative Class, urbanist Richard Florida identifies the emergence of a new social class that is reshaping the twenty-first century's economy, geography, and workplace. This Creative Class is made up of people-en…

  • The Rape of Nanking

    The Rape of Nanking
    av Iris Chang

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465068364

    In December 1937, the Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking. Within weeks, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians and soldiers were systematically raped, tortured, and murdered,a death toll exceeding that of the atomic blasts of Hiroshim…

  • Free to Learn

    Free to Learn
    av Peter Gray

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465084999

    In Free to Learn , developmental psychologist Peter Gray argues that in order to foster children who will thrive in today's constantly changing world, we must entrust them to steer their own learning and development. Drawing on evidence from anthrop…

  • Intellectuals and Society

    Intellectuals and Society
    av Thomas Sowell

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465025220

    This much revised and reorganized edition of Intellectuals and Society is more than half again larger than the first edition. Four new chapters have been added on intellectuals and race, including a chapter on race and intelligence. These new chapte…

  • Alone Together

    Alone Together
    av Sherry Turkle

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465093656

    Technology has become the architect of our intimacies. Online, we fall prey to the illusion of companionship, gathering thousands of Twitter and Facebook friends, and confusing tweets and wall posts with authentic communication. But this relentless…

  • Trauma and Recovery

    Trauma and Recovery
    av Judith Herman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465061716

    When Trauma and Recovery was first published in 1992, it was hailed as a ground-breaking work. In the intervening years, Herman's volume has changed the way we think about and treat traumatic events and trauma victims. In a new afterword, Herman chr…

  • I Am a Strange Loop

    I Am a Strange Loop
    av Douglas Hofstadter

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465030798

    Can thought arise out of matter? Can self, soul, consciousness, I" arise out of mere matter? If it cannot, then how can you or I be here? I Am a Strange Loop argues that the key to understanding selves and consciousness is the strange loop",a specia…

  • Infinite Potential

    Infinite Potential
    av F. David Peat

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201328202

    Infinite Potential is the first biography of David Bohm,brilliant physicist, explorer of consciousness, student of Oppenheimer, friend to Einstein, and enemy of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. Although he battled bouts of crippling de…

  • Feynman Lectures on Physics Vol. 3

    Feynman Lectures on Physics Vol. 3
    av Richard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton, Matthew Sands

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465025015

    'The whole thing was basically an experiment,' Richard Feynman, looking back on the origins of these lectures, said late in his career. It turned out to be a hugely successful one, spawning books that have remained a definitive introduction to all p…

  • The Theoretical Minimum

    The Theoretical Minimum
    av Leonard Susskind, George Hrabovsky, Leonard Susskind

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465075683

    A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2013If you ever regretted not taking physics in college,or simply want to know how to think like a physicist,this is the book for you. In this bestselling introduction, physicist Leonard Susskind and hacker-scienti…

  • Why Is Sex Fun?

    Why Is Sex Fun?
    av Jared Diamond

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465031269

    To us humans the sex lives of many animals seem weird. In fact, by comparison with all the other animals, we are the ones with the weird sex lives. How did that come to be?Just count our bizarre ways. We are the only social species to insist on carr…

  • Harnessing Complexity

    Harnessing Complexity
    av Michael Cohen

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465005505

    Harnessing Complexity will be indispensable to anyone who wants to better comprehend how people and organizations can adapt effectively in the information age. This book is a step-by-step guide to understanding the processes of variation, interactio…

  • The Sword and the Shield

    The Sword and the Shield
    av Christopher Andrew, Vasill Mitrohhin, Christopher Andrew

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465003129

    The Sword and the Shield is based on one of the most extraordinary intelligence coups of recent times: a secret archive of top-level KGB documents smuggled out of the Soviet Union which the FBI has described, after close examination, as the "most co…

  • The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class-And What We Can Do about

    The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class-And What We Can Do about
    av Richard Florida

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541644120

    In recent years, the young, educated, and affluent have surged back into cities, reversing decades of suburban flight and urban decline. And yet all is not well, Richard Florida argues in The New Urban Crisis. Florida, one of the first scholars to a…

  • Tomorrow's Children

    Tomorrow's Children
    av Riane Eisler

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813365695

    In the wake of the tragedy of the shootings in Littleton at Columbine High School and other killings of children by children, there is increasing recognition of the urgent need for a deep systemic reassessment of what we are teaching our children. B…

  • Code

    Code
    av Lawrence Lessig

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465039142

    There's a common belief that cyberspace cannot be regulated-that it is, in its very essence, immune from the government's (or anyone else's) control. Code , first published in 2000, argues that this belief is wrong. It is not in the nature of cybers…

  • Predators

    Predators
    av Anna Salter

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465071739

    What motivates sexual abusers? Why are so few caught? Drawing on the stories of abusers, Anna C. Salter shows that sexual predators use sophisticated deception techniques and rely on misconceptions surrounding them to evade discovery. Arguing that e…

  • Out Of America

    Out Of America
    av Keith Richburg

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465001880

    Nothing in Keith Richburg's long and respected journalistic career at the Washington Post prepared him for what he would encounter as the paper's correspondent in Africa. He found a continent where brutal murder had become routine, where dictators a…

  • Black Dog of Fate

    Black Dog of Fate
    av Peter Balakian

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465010196

    In this tenth anniversary edition of his award-winning memoir, New York Times bestselling author Peter Balakian has expanded his compelling story about growing up in the baby-boom suburbs of the '50s and '60s and coming to understand what happened t…

  • Shadow Elite

    Shadow Elite
    av Janine Wedel

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465022014

    It can feel like we're swimming in a sea of corruption, confused by who exactly is in charge and what role they play. The same influential people reappear time after time in different professional guises, pressing their own agendas in one venue afte…

  • Vietnam: A New History

    Vietnam: A New History
    av Christopher Goscha

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465094363

    The definitive history of modern Vietnam, lauded as "groundbreaking" (Guardian) and "the best one-volume history of modern Vietnam in English" (Wall Street Journal) and a finalist for the Cundill History Prize In Vietnam, Christopher Goscha tells t…

  • Textbook Of Transpersonal Psychiatry And Psychology

    Textbook Of Transpersonal Psychiatry And Psychology
    av Allan B. Chinen

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465095308

    This important new book brings together the work of top scholars and clinicians at leading universities and medical centres on the benefits and risks of transpersonal therapy. After comparing a variety of multicultural approaches,Zen Buddhism, exist…

  • The Republic of Plato

    The Republic of Plato
    av Adam Kirsch

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465094080

    Long regarded as the most accurate rendering of Plato's Republic that has yet been published, this widely acclaimed work is the first strictly literal translation of a timeless classic. In addition to the annotated text, there is also a rich and val…

  • Dying of Whiteness

    Dying of Whiteness
    av Jonathan M. Metzl

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541644984

    Dying of Whiteness is What's the Matter with Kansas but with an emphasis on public health. In the backlash conservatism of the Trump era, physician Jonathan M. Metzl argues that lower- and middle-class white Americans who vote for policies that prom…

  • Dying of Whiteness

    Dying of Whiteness
    av Jonathan M. Metzl

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541644977

    As Dying of Whiteness shows, the right-wing policies that resulted from this white backlash put these voters' very health at risk-and in the end, threaten everyone's well-being. Physician and sociologist Jonathan M. Metzl travels across America's he…

  • Deep Medicine

    Deep Medicine
    av Eric Topol

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541644632

    A visit to a physician these days is cold: physicians spend most of their time typing at computers, making minimal eye contact. Appointments generally last only a few minutes, with scarce time for the doctor to connect to a patient's story, or expla…

  • How to Listen to Jazz

    How to Listen to Jazz
    av Ted Gioia

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465093496

    In How to Listen to Jazz, award-winning music scholar Ted Gioia presents a lively, accessible introduction to the art of listening to jazz. Covering everything from the music's structure and history to the basic building blocks of improvisation, Gio…

  • Kinds Of Minds

    Kinds Of Minds
    av Danile C. Dennett

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465073511

    Combining ideas from philosophy, artificial intelligence, and neurobiology, Daniel Dennett leads the reader on a fascinating journey of inquiry, exploring such intriguing possibilities as: Can any of us really know what is going on in someone else's…

  • The Devil's Delusion

    The Devil's Delusion
    av David Berlinski

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465019373

    Militant atheism is on the rise. In recent years Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, and Christopher Hitchens have produced a steady stream of best-selling books denigrating religious belief. These authors are merely the leading edge of a l…

  • The Case for Trump (Revised)

    The Case for Trump (Revised)
    av Victor Davis Hanson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541673557

    Donald J. Trump triumphed over sixteen well-qualified Republican rivals, a Democrat with a quarter-billion-dollar war chest, and a hostile media and Washington establishment to become President of the United States -- and an extremely successful one…