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  • Synchronicity

    Synchronicity
    av C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150505

    Jung was intrigued from early in his career with coincidences, especially those surprising juxtapositions that scientific rationality could not adequately explain. He discussed these ideas with Albert Einstein before World War I, but first used the…

  • The Origins and History of Consciousness

    The Origins and History of Consciousness
    av Erich Neumann

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163598

    The Origins and History of Consciousness draws on a full range of world mythology to show how individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as human consciousness as a whole. Erich Neumann was one of C. G. Jung's most…

  • Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism

    Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism
    av Anne Case, Angus Deaton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190785

    New York Times Bestseller Wall Street Journal Bestseller A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice From economist Anne Case and Nobel Prize winner Angus Deaton, a groundbreaking account of how the flaws in capitalism are fatal for America's worki…

  • The Mushroom at the End of the World

    The Mushroom at the End of the World
    av Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178325

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world--and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible del…

  • The Fate of Rome

    The Fate of Rome
    av Kyle Harper

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192062

    How devastating viruses, pandemics, and other natural catastrophes swept through the far-flung Roman Empire and helped to bring down one of the mightiest civilizations of the ancient worldHere is the monumental retelling of one of the most consequen…

  • Not Born Yesterday: The Science of Who We Trust and What We Believe

    Not Born Yesterday: The Science of Who We Trust and What We Believe
    av Hugo Mercier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178707

    Why people are not as gullible as we thinkNot Born Yesterday explains how we decide who we can trust and what we should believe--and argues that we're pretty good at making these decisions. In this lively and provocative book, Hugo Mercier demonstra…

  • The Horse, the Wheel, and Language

    The Horse, the Wheel, and Language
    av David W. Anthony

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691148182

    Roughly half the world's population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto-Indo-European. But who were the early speakers of this ancient mother tongue, and how did they manage to spread it around the globe? Until no…

  • Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature

    Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature
    av Richard Rorty

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178158

    When it first appeared in 1979, Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature hit the philosophical world like a bombshell. In it, Richard Rorty argued that, beginning in the seventeenth century, philosophers developed an unhealthy obsession with the notion o…

  • Stalin's Genocides

    Stalin's Genocides
    av Norman M. Naimark

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152387

    Between the early 1930s and his death in 1953, Joseph Stalin had more than a million of his own citizens executed. Millions more fell victim to forced labor, deportation, famine, bloody massacres, and detention and interrogation by Stalin's henchmen…

  • The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology

    The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology
    av Chris Chambers

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192277

    Why psychology is in peril as a scientific discipline-and how to save itPsychological science has made extraordinary discoveries about the human mind, but can we trust everything its practitioners are telling us? In recent years, it has become incre…

  • Cannibal Island: Death in a Siberian Gulag

    Cannibal Island: Death in a Siberian Gulag
    av Nicolas Werth

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691130835

    During the spring of 1933, Stalin's police rounded up nearly one hundred thousand people as part of the Soviet regime's cleansing of Moscow and Leningrad and deported them to Siberia. Many of the victims were sent to labor camps, but ten thousand of…

  • This Time Is Different

    This Time Is Different
    av Carmen M. Reinhart

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152646

    Throughout history, rich and poor countries alike have been lending, borrowing, crashing--and recovering--their way through an extraordinary range of financial crises. Each time, the experts have chimed, "this time is different"--claiming that the o…

  • Quantitative Risk Management: Concepts, Techniques and Tools - Revised Edition

    Quantitative Risk Management: Concepts, Techniques and Tools - Revised Edition
    av Alexander J. McNeil, Rudiger Frey, Paul Embrechts

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166278

    This book provides the most comprehensive treatment of the theoretical concepts and modelling techniques of quantitative risk management. Whether you are a financial risk analyst, actuary, regulator or student of quantitative finance, Quantitative R…

  • The Undiscovered Self

    The Undiscovered Self
    av C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150512

    These two essays, written late in Jung's life, reflect his responses to the shattering experience of World War II and the dawn of mass society. Among his most influential works, "The Undiscovered Self" is a plea for his generation--and those to come…

  • The World According to Physics

    The World According to Physics
    av Jim Al-Khalili

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182308

    Quantum physicist, New York Times bestselling author, and BBC host Jim Al-Khalili offers a fascinating and illuminating look at what physics reveals about the world Shining a light on the most profound insights revealed by modern physics, Jim Al-Kha…

  • The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation

    The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation
    av Carl Benedikt Frey

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172798

    How the history of technological revolutions can help us better understand economic and political polarization in the age of automation From the Industrial Revolution to the age of artificial intelligence, The Technology Trap takes a sweeping look a…

  • The Book of Revelation

    The Book of Revelation
    av Timothy Beal

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691145839

    The life and times of the New Testament's most mystifying and incendiary bookFew biblical books have been as revered and reviled as Revelation. Many hail it as the pinnacle of prophetic vision, the cornerstone of the biblical canon, and, for those w…

  • Climate Shock

    Climate Shock
    av Gernot Wagner

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171326

    If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 p…

  • The Tyranny of Metrics

    The Tyranny of Metrics
    av Jerry Z. Muller

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191911

    How the obsession with quantifying human performance threatens business, medicine, education, government-and the quality of our livesToday, organizations of all kinds are ruled by the belief that the path to success is quantifying human performance,…

  • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
    av Jacob Grimm

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173221

    When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the…

  • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
    av Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160597

    The original vision of Grimms' tales in English for the first time When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as Rapunzel, Hansel and G…

  • The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today

    The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today
    av David Stasavage

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177465

    One of the most important books on political regimes written in a generation.--Steven Levitsky, New York Times-bestselling author of How Democracies Die A new understanding of how and why early democracy took hold, how modern democracy evolved, and…

  • The I Ching or Book of Changes

    The I Ching or Book of Changes

    Inbunden - 1967 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691097503

    The I Ching, or Book of Changes, a common source for both Confucianist and Taoist philosophy, is one of the first efforts of the human mind to place itself within the universe. It has exerted a living influence in China for 3,000 years, and interest…

  • The Box

    The Box
    av Marc Levinson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170817

    In April 1956, a refitted oil tanker carried fifty-eight shipping containers from Newark to Houston. From that modest beginning, container shipping developed into a huge industry that made the boom in global trade possible. The Box tells the dramati…

  • 1177 B.C.

    1177 B.C.
    av Eric H. Cline

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168388

    In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After c…

  • The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

    The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire
    av Kyle Harper

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166834

    How devastating viruses, pandemics, and other natural catastrophes swept through the far-flung Roman Empire and helped to bring down one of the mightiest civilizations of the ancient worldHere is the monumental retelling of one of the most consequen…

  • The Making of the Medieval Middle East

    The Making of the Medieval Middle East
    av Jack Tannous

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691203157

    A bold new religious history of the late antique and medieval Middle East that places ordinary Christians at the center of the storyIn the second half of the first millennium CE, the Christian Middle East fractured irreparably into competing churche…

  • The Making of the Medieval Middle East

    The Making of the Medieval Middle East
    av Jack Tannous

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179094

    A bold new religious history of the late antique and medieval Middle East that places ordinary Christians at the center of the storyIn the second half of the first millennium CE, the Christian Middle East fractured irreparably into competing churche…

  • Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film the Imitation Game - Updated Edition

    Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film the Imitation Game - Updated Edition
    av Andrew Hodges

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164724

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira KnightleyIt is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954)…

  • Why Trust Science?

    Why Trust Science?
    av Naomi Oreskes

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179001

    Why the social character of scientific knowledge makes it trustworthy Do doctors really know what they are talking about when they tell us vaccines are safe? Should we take climate experts at their word when they warn us about the perils of global w…

  • Shamanism

    Shamanism
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691119427

    First published in 1951, Shamanism soon became the standard work in the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. Writing as the founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Romanian emigre--scholar Mircea Eliade (1907-1986) su…

  • Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events

    Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events
    av Robert J. Shiller

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182292

    From Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times bestselling author Robert Shiller, a groundbreaking account of how stories help drive economic events--and why financial panics can spread like epidemic viruses In a world in which internet troll…

  • Global "Body Shopping"

    Global "Body Shopping"
    av Biao Xiang

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691118529

    How can America's information technology (IT) industry predict serious labor shortages while at the same time laying off tens of thousands of employees annually? The answer is the industry's flexible labor management system--a flexibility widely reg…

  • On Bullshit

    On Bullshit
    av Harry G. Frankfurt

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691122946

    One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this. Each of us contributes his share. But we tend to take the situation for granted. Most people are rather confident of their ability to recognize b…

  • The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious

    The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious
    av C. G. Jung

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691018331

    Essays which state the fundamentals of Jung's psychological system: On the Psychology of the Unconscious and The Relations Between the Ego and the Unconscious, with their original versions in an appendix.

  • The Great Leveler

    The Great Leveler
    av Walter Scheidel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183251

    Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the answer is yes. Tracing the global history of inequality from the Stone Age to today, Walter Scheidel s…

  • Commemorations

    Commemorations

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691029252

    Memory is as central to modern politics as politics is central to modern memory. We are so accustomed to living in a forest of monuments, to having the past represented to us through museums, historic sites, and public sculpture, that we easily lose…

  • Epistemology

    Epistemology
    av Ernest Sosa

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183268

    One of the world's leading epistemologists provides a sophisticated, revisionist introduction to the subjectIn this concise book, one of the world's leading epistemologists provides a sophisticated, revisionist introduction to the problem of knowled…

  • The Son Also Rises

    The Son Also Rises
    av Gregory Clark

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168371

    How much of our fate is tied to the status of our parents and grandparents? How much does it influence our children? More than we wish to believe. While it has been argued that rigid class structures have eroded in favor of greater social equality,…

  • The Son Also Rises

    The Son Also Rises
    av Gregory Clark, Neil Cummins, Yue Hao

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691162546

    How much of our fate is tied to the status of our parents and grandparents? How much does it influence our children? More than we wish to believe. While it has been argued that rigid class structures have eroded in favor of greater social equality,…

  • Following the Wild Bees

    Following the Wild Bees
    av Thomas D. Seeley

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191409

    A how-to book on an exhilarating outdoor activity and a unique meditation on the pleasures of the natural worldFollowing the Wild Bees is a delightful foray into the pastime of bee hunting, an exhilarating outdoor activity that used to be practiced…

  • Following the Wild Bees

    Following the Wild Bees
    av Thomas D. Seeley, Megan E. Denver, Margaret C. Nelson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170268

    Following the Wild Bees is a delightful foray into the pastime of bee hunting, an exhilarating outdoor activity that used to be practiced widely but which few people know about today. Thomas Seeley, a world authority on honey bees, vividly describes…

  • A Cooperative Species

    A Cooperative Species
    av Samuel Bowles

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158167

    Why do humans, uniquely among animals, cooperate in large numbers to advance projects for the common good? Contrary to the conventional wisdom in biology and economics, this generous and civic-minded behavior is widespread and cannot be explained si…

  • A Monetary History of the United States, 1867-1960

    A Monetary History of the United States, 1867-1960
    av Milton Friedman

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691003542

    Writing in the June 1965 issue of theEconomic Journal, Harry G. Johnson begins with a sentence seemingly calibrated to the scale of the book he set himself to review: "The long-awaited monetary history of the United States by Friedman and Schwartz i…

  • At the Edge of Time: Exploring the Mysteries of Our Universe's First Seconds

    At the Edge of Time: Exploring the Mysteries of Our Universe's First Seconds
    av Dan Hooper

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183565

    A new look at the first few seconds after the Big Bang--and how research into these moments continues to revolutionize our understanding of our universe Scientists in the past few decades have made crucial discoveries about how our cosmos evolved ov…

  • The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales

    The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales
    av Maria Tatar

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182995

    Murder, mutilation, cannibalism, infanticide, and incest: the darker side of classic fairy tales is the subject of this groundbreaking and intriguing study of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's Nursery and Household Tales. This expanded edition includes a ne…

  • Ethics in the Real World: 82 Brief Essays on Things That Matter

    Ethics in the Real World: 82 Brief Essays on Things That Matter
    av Peter Singer

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172477

    Provocative essays on real-world ethical questions from the world's most influential philosopherPeter Singer is often described as the world's most influential philosopher. He is also one of its most controversial. The author of important books such…

  • Visual Ecology

    Visual Ecology
    av Thomas W. Cronin, Sonke Johnsen, N. Justin Marshall

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691151847

    A comprehensive treatment of visual ecologyVisual ecology is the study of how animals use visual systems to meet their ecological needs, how these systems have evolved, and how they are specialized for particular visual tasks. Visual Ecology provide…

  • Einstein on Einstein: Autobiographical and Scientific Reflections

    Einstein on Einstein: Autobiographical and Scientific Reflections
    av Jurgen Renn, Hanoch Gutfreund

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183602

    New perspectives on the iconic physicist's scientific and philosophical formation At the end of World War II, Albert Einstein was invited to write his intellectual autobiography for the Library of Living Philosophers. The resulting book was his uniq…

  • Thayer's Life of Beethoven, Part II

    Thayer's Life of Beethoven, Part II

    Häftad - 1967 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691027180

    Alexander Wheelock Thayer's Life of Beethoven. has long been recognized as the classic biography of Beethoven. "Thayer, with his calm and logical mind, scrupulous, magnanimous and spacious...had set out to describe for posterity the great man as he…

  • Pantheon: A New History of Roman Religion

    Pantheon: A New History of Roman Religion
    av Jorg Rupke

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156835

    From one of the world's leading authorities on the subject, an innovative and comprehensive account of religion in the ancient Roman and Mediterranean world In this ambitious and authoritative book, Jorg Rupke provides a comprehensive and strikingly…

  • Thayer's Life of Beethoven, Part I

    Thayer's Life of Beethoven, Part I

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691027173

    The description for this book, Thayer's Life of Beethoven, Part I, will be forthcoming.

  • How to Do Ecology

    How to Do Ecology
    av Richard Karban

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161761

    Most books and courses in ecology cover facts and concepts but don't explain how to actually do ecological research. How to Do Ecology provides nuts-and-bolts advice on organizing and conducting a successful research program. This one-of-a-kind book…