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  • 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 Mushroom at the End of the World

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

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691220550

    What a rare mushroom can teach us about sustaining life on a fragile planet Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world-and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the Northern Hemisphere. Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing's account of thes…

  • Racism

    Racism
    av George M. Fredrickson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167053

    Are antisemitism and white supremacy manifestations of a general phenomenon? Why didn't racism appear in Europe before the fourteenth century, and why did it flourish as never before in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? Why did the twentieth…

  • 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 Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year From economist Anne Case and Nobel Prize winner Angus Deaton, a groundbr…

  • How to Solve It

    How to Solve It
    av G. Polya, John H. Conway, G. Polya

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164076

    A perennial bestseller by eminent mathematician G. Polya, How to Solve It will show anyone in any field how to think straight. In lucid and appealing prose, Polya reveals how the mathematical method of demonstrating a proof or finding an unknown can…

  • Empires in World History

    Empires in World History
    av Jane Burbank

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152363

    Empires--vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition--have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. Empires in World History departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take a…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Theory of Incentives

    The Theory of Incentives
    av Jean-Jacques Laffont

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691091846

    Economics has much to do with incentives--not least, incentives to work hard, to produce quality products, to study, to invest, and to save. Although Adam Smith amply confirmed this more than two hundred years ago in his analysis of sharecropping co…

  • Mostly Harmless Econometrics

    Mostly Harmless Econometrics
    av Joshua D. Angrist

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691120355

    The core methods in today's econometric toolkit are linear regression for statistical control, instrumental variables methods for the analysis of natural experiments, and differences-in-differences methods that exploit policy changes. In the modern…

  • Aion

    Aion
    av C. G. Jung, Gerhard Adler, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691018263

    Aion, originally published in German in 1951, is one of the major works of Jung's later years. The central theme of the volume is the symbolic representation of the psychic totality through the concept of the Self, whose traditional historical equiv…

  • Quantitative Social Science

    Quantitative Social Science
    av Kosuke Imai

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175461

    An introductory textbook on data analysis and statistics written especially for students in the social sciences and allied fields Quantitative analysis is an increasingly essential skill for social science research, yet students in the social scienc…

  • 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…

  • Understanding the Digital World: What You Need to Know about Computers, the Internet, Privacy, and Security

    Understanding the Digital World: What You Need to Know about Computers, the Internet, Privacy, and Security
    av Brian Kernighan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691176543

    The basics of how computer hardware, software, and systems work, and the risks they create for our privacy and security Computers are everywhere. Some of them are highly visible, in laptops, tablets, cell phones, and smart watches. But most are invi…

  • Ethics in the Real World

    Ethics in the Real World
    av Peter Singer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178479

    Peter 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 as Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, Rethinking Life and Death, and The Life You Can Save, h…

  • 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 Hedgehog and the Fox

    The Hedgehog and the Fox
    av Isaiah Berlin, Henry Hardy, Michael Ignatieff

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156002

    "The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing." This ancient Greek aphorism, preserved in a fragment from the poet Archilochus, describes the central thesis of Isaiah Berlin's masterly essay on Leo Tolstoy and the philosophy of hi…

  • Not for Profit

    Not for Profit
    av Martha C. Nussbaum

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173320

    In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. Historically, the humanities have been central to education because they have been see…

  • 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

    Made me look at the industrial revolution, invention, sleeping beauties, contexts and the forces that shape our societies differently.--David Byrne, New York Times Book Review How the history of technological revolutions can help us better understan…

  • 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…

  • Hitler's Northern Utopia: Building the New Order in Occupied Norway

    Hitler's Northern Utopia: Building the New Order in Occupied Norway
    av Despina Stratigakos

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691198217

    The fascinating untold story of how Nazi architects and planners envisioned and began to build a model "Aryan" society in Norway during World War II Between 1940 and 1945, German occupiers transformed Norway into a vast construction zone. This remar…

  • Philosophy of Mathematics

    Philosophy of Mathematics
    av Oystein Linnebo

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691202297

    A sophisticated, original introduction to the philosophy of mathematics from one of its leading thinkers Mathematics is a model of precision and objectivity, but it appears distinct from the empirical sciences because it seems to deliver nonexperien…

  • The Butterfly Defect

    The Butterfly Defect
    av Ian Goldin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168425

    The Butterfly Defect addresses the widening gap between the new systemic risks generated by globalization and their effective management. It shows how the dynamics of turbo-charged globalization has the potential and power to destabilize our societi…

  • The Butterfly Defect

    The Butterfly Defect
    av Ian Goldin, Mike Mariathasan, Ian Goldin

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154701

    The Butterfly Defect addresses the widening gap between the new systemic risks generated by globalization and their effective management. It shows how the dynamics of turbo-charged globalization has the potential and power to destabilize our societi…

  • Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life

    Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life
    av Zena Hitz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178714

    An invitation to readers from every walk of life to rediscover the impractical splendors of a life of learning In an overloaded, superficial, technological world, in which almost everything and everybody is judged by its usefulness, where can we tur…

  • How to Be a Friend: An Ancient Guide to True Friendship

    How to Be a Friend: An Ancient Guide to True Friendship
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177199

    A splendid new translation of one of the greatest books on friendship ever written In a world where social media, online relationships, and relentless self-absorption threaten the very idea of deep and lasting friendships, the search for true friend…

  • Time and Power: Visions of History in German Politics, from the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich

    Time and Power: Visions of History in German Politics, from the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich
    av Christopher Clark

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181653

    From the author of the national bestseller The Sleepwalkers, a book about how the exercise of power is shaped by different concepts of time This groundbreaking book presents new perspectives on how the exercise of power is shaped by different notion…

  • Complete Works of Aristotle vol. 2

    Complete Works of Aristotle vol. 2
    av Aristotle

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691016511

    The Oxford Translation of Aristotle was originally published in 12 volumes between 1912 and 1954. It is universally recognized as the standard English version of Aristotle. This revised edition contains the substance of the original Translation, sli…

  • Britain's Spiders

    Britain's Spiders
    av Britain's Spiders Lawrence Bee

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691204741

    A comprehensively updated edition of an identification guide that was named a Guardian Best Nature Book of the Year Now in a comprehensively revised and updated new edition, Britain's Spiders is a guide to all 38 of the British families, focussing o…

  • Complete Works of Aristotle vol. 1

    Complete Works of Aristotle vol. 1
    av Aristotle

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691016504

    The Oxford Translation of Aristotle was originally published in 12 volumes between 1912 and 1954. It is universally recognized as the standard English version of Aristotle. This revised edition contains the substance of the original Translation, sli…

  • A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World

    A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World
    av David A. Ebert, Sarah Fowler, Marc Dando

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691165998

    Sharks are some of the most misunderstood animals on the planet. We still have a lot to learn about these fascinating creatures, which are more seriously threatened with extinction and in greater need of conservation and management than any other ma…

  • Nano Comes to Life: How Nanotechnology Is Transforming Medicine and the Future of Biology

    Nano Comes to Life: How Nanotechnology Is Transforming Medicine and the Future of Biology
    av Sonia Contera

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168807

    The nanotechnology revolution that will transform human health and longevity Nano Comes to Life opens a window onto the nanoscale--the infinitesimal realm of proteins and DNA where physics and cellular and molecular biology meet--and introduces read…

  • The Soul of the World

    The Soul of the World
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169286

    In The Soul of the World, renowned philosopher Roger Scruton defends the experience of the sacred against today's fashionable forms of atheism. He argues that our personal relationships, moral intuitions, and aesthetic judgments hint at a transcende…

  • 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…

  • The Invertebrate Tree of Life

    The Invertebrate Tree of Life
    av Gonzalo Giribet, Gregory D. Edgecombe

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170251

    The most up-to-date book on invertebrates, providing a new framework for understanding their place in the tree of life In The Invertebrate Tree of Life, Gonzalo Giribet and Gregory Edgecombe, leading authorities on invertebrate biology and paleontol…

  • Philosophy of Biology

    Philosophy of Biology
    av Peter Godfrey-Smith

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691174679

    This is a concise, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the philosophy of biology written by a leading authority on the subject. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, the book provides sophisticated and innovative covera…

  • Philosophy of Biology

    Philosophy of Biology
    av Peter Godfrey-Smith

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691140018

    This is a concise, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the philosophy of biology written by a leading authority on the subject. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, the book provides sophisticated and innovative covera…

  • Politics and Vision

    Politics and Vision
    av Sheldon S. Wolin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691174051

    Politics and Vision is a landmark work by one of the great thinkers of the twentieth century. This is a significantly expanded edition of one of the greatest works of modern political theory. Sheldon Wolin's Politics and Vision inspired and instruct…

  • How Behavior Spreads: The Science of Complex Contagions

    How Behavior Spreads: The Science of Complex Contagions
    av Damon Centola

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175317

    A new, counterintuitive theory for how social networks influence the spread of behavior New social movements, technologies, and public-health initiatives often struggle to take off, yet many diseases disperse rapidly without issue. Can the lessons l…

  • Efficiently Inefficient

    Efficiently Inefficient
    av Lasse Heje Pedersen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691196091

    Financial market behavior and key trading strategies-illuminated by interviews with top hedge fund experts Efficiently Inefficient describes the key trading strategies used by hedge funds and demystifies the secret world of active investing. Leading…

  • The Lives of Bees: The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild

    The Lives of Bees: The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild
    av Thomas D. Seeley

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166766

    How the lives of wild honey bees offer vital lessons for saving the world's managed bee colonies Humans have kept honey bees in hives for millennia, yet only in recent decades have biologists begun to investigate how these industrious insects live i…

  • Lost Enlightenment

    Lost Enlightenment
    av S. Frederick Starr

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691165851

    In this sweeping and richly illustrated history, S. Frederick Starr tells the fascinating but largely unknown story of Central Asia's medieval enlightenment through the eventful lives and astonishing accomplishments of its greatest minds--remarkable…

  • Marx's Inferno

    Marx's Inferno
    av William Clare Roberts

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180816

    Marx's Inferno reconstructs the major arguments of Karl Marx's Capital and inaugurates a completely new reading of a seminal classic. Rather than simply a critique of classical political economy, William Roberts argues that Capital was primarily a c…

  • 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…

  • 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 think Not 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 demonstr…

  • How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion

    How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164335

    All of us are faced countless times with the challenge of persuading others, whether we're trying to win a trivial argument with a friend or convince our coworkers about an important decision. Instead of relying on untrained instinct--and often flou…

  • An Anthropology of Images

    An Anthropology of Images
    av Hans Belting

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160962

    In this groundbreaking book, renowned art historian Hans Belting proposes a new anthropological theory for interpreting human picture making. Rather than focus exclusively on pictures as they are embodied in various media such as painting, sculpture…

  • Truth and Truthfulness

    Truth and Truthfulness
    av Bernard Williams

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691117911

    What does it mean to be truthful? What role does truth play in our lives? What do we lose if we reject truthfulness? No philosopher is better suited to answer these questions than Bernard Williams. Writing with his characteristic combination of pass…

  • Philosophy of Mathematics

    Philosophy of Mathematics
    av Øystein Linnebo

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161402

    A sophisticated, original introduction to the philosophy of mathematics from one of its leading contemporary scholars Mathematics is one of humanity's most successful yet puzzling endeavors. It is a model of precision and objectivity, but appears di…

  • Love, Money, and Parenting

    Love, Money, and Parenting
    av Matthias Doepke

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691210162

    An international and historical look at how parenting choices change in the face of economic inequality Love, Money, and Parenting investigates how economic forces shape how parents raise their children. In countries with increasing economic inequal…

  • Love, Money, and Parenting

    Love, Money, and Parenting
    av Matthias Doepke, Fabrizio Zilibotti, Matthias Doepke

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171517

    An international and historical look at how parenting choices change in the face of economic inequalityParents everywhere want their children to be happy and do well. Yet how parents seek to achieve this ambition varies enormously. For instance, Ame…

  • 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…

  • Think Least of Death: Spinoza on How to Live and How to Die

    Think Least of Death: Spinoza on How to Live and How to Die
    av Steven Nadler

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183848

    From Pulitzer Prize-finalist Steven Nadler, an engaging guide to what Spinoza can teach us about life's big questions In 1656, after being excommunicated from Amsterdam's Portuguese-Jewish community for "abominable heresies" and "monstrous deeds," t…

  • Piranesi Unbound

    Piranesi Unbound
    av Carolyn Yerkes, Heather Hyde Minor

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691206103

    Why Piranesi's greatest works weren't his famous prints but rather the books for which he made them A draftsman, printmaker, architect, and archaeologist, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-78) is best known today as the virtuoso etcher of the immersi…