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  • The Consuming Instinct

    The Consuming Instinct
    av Gad Saad

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886438

    In this highly informative and entertaining book, the founder of the vibrant new field of evolutionary consumption illuminates the relevance of our biological heritage to our daily lives as consumers. While culture is important, the author shows tha…

  • The Consuming Instinct

    The Consuming Instinct
    av Gad Saad

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616144296

    In this highly informative and entertaining book, the founder of the vibrant new field of evolutionary consumption illuminates the relevance of our biological heritage to our daily lives as consumers. While culture is important, the author shows tha…

  • The Patterning Instinct

    The Patterning Instinct
    av Jeremy Lent

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633882935

    Winner of the 2017 Nautilus Silver Award! This fresh perspective on crucial questions of history identifies the root metaphors that cultures have used to construct meaning in their world. It offers a glimpse into the minds of a vast range of differe…

  • The Patterning Instinct

    The Patterning Instinct
    av Jeremy Lent

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633887596

    Winner of the 2017 Nautilus Silver Award! This fresh perspective on crucial questions of history identifies the root metaphors that cultures have used to construct meaning in their world. It offers a glimpse into the minds of a vast range of differe…

  • Science in a Democratic Society

    Science in a Democratic Society
    av Philip Kitcher

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616144074

    In this successor to his pioneering Science, Truth, and Democracy, the author revisits the topic explored in his previous work-namely, the challenges of integrating science, the most successful knowledge-generating system of all time, with the probl…

  • In Search of the Light

    In Search of the Light
    av Susan J. Blackmore

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573920612

    "True skepticism has nothing to do with disbelief," says Susan Blackmore. "It is about taking people's claims seriously and trying to understand them." As a starry-eyed student, Blackmore was convinced of the reality of astral planes, telepathy, and…

  • Dying to Live

    Dying to Live
    av Susan J. Blackmore

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879758707

    Discusses the stages of dying, examines the accounts of near-death experiences, and argues that brain chemistry, rather than afterlife, best explains the sensations felt near death.

  • Alpha God

    Alpha God
    av Hector A. Garcia

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633880207

    This book uses evolutionary psychology as a lens to explain religious violence and oppression. The author, a clinical psychologist, examines religious scriptures, rituals, and canon law, highlighting the many ways in which our evolutionary legacy ha…

  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
    av Albert Ellis

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591021841

    Albert Ellis, the renowned creator of one of the most successful forms of psychotherapy — Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) — offers this candid self-assessment, which reveals how he overcame his own mental and physical problems u…

  • On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres

    On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres
    av Nicolaus Copernicus

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573920353

    The Ptolemaic system of the universe, with the earth at the center, had held sway since antiquity as authoritative in philosophy, science, and church teaching. Following his observations of the heavenly bodies, Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) abando…

  • The German Ideology

    The German Ideology
    av Karl Marx

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573922586

    Nearly two years before his powerful Communist Manifesto, Marx (1818-1883) co-wrote The German Ideology in 1845 with friend and collaborator Friedrich Engels expounding a new political worldview, including positions on materialism, labor, production…

  • A Treatise of Human Nature

    A Treatise of Human Nature
    av David Hume

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879757434

  • The Myth of Self-esteem

    The Myth of Self-esteem
    av Albert Ellis

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591023548

    In this illuminatingbook, Ellis provides a lively and insightful explanation of the differences between self-esteem and self-acceptance. Emphasizing the importance of self-acceptance, he examines this theme in the thinking of great religious teacher…

  • The Philosophy of History

    The Philosophy of History
    av G. W. F. Hegel

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879756314

    Hegel's Philosophy of History stands as a fascinating example of this influential German thinker's efforts to capture the multidimensional character of reality within a broad theoretical framework. Hegel draws upon many of his well-known concepts -…

  • Fight Like a Girl: The Truth Behind How Female Marines Are Trained

    Fight Like a Girl: The Truth Behind How Female Marines Are Trained
    av Kate Germano, Kelly Kennedy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633884137

    One woman's professional battle against systemic gender bias in the Marines and the lessons it holds for all of us.The Marine Corps continues to be the only service where men and women train separately in boot camp or basic training. This segregatio…

  • The Spirit of Laws

    The Spirit of Laws
    av Charles de Secondat, baron de Montesquieu

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573929493

    One of the most influential books of all time, this masterpiece of political philosophy was widely read throughout Europe, attracted an especially enthusiastic readership in England, and had a profound effect on the framers of the American Constitut…

  • Islamic Fascism

    Islamic Fascism
    av Hamed Abdel-Samad

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633881242

    This polemic against Islamic extremism highlights the striking parallels between contemporary Islamism and the 20th-century fascism embodied by Hitler and Mussolini. Like those infamous ideologies, Islamism today touts imperialist dreams of world do…

  • Evil Roman Emperors

    Evil Roman Emperors
    av Phillip Barlag

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886902

    Nero fiddled while Rome burned. As catchy as that aphorism is, it’s sadly untrue, even if it has a nice ring to it. The one thing Nero is well-known for is the one thing he actually didn’t do. But fear not, the truth of his life, his rul…

  • The Essential Epicurus

    The Essential Epicurus
    av Epicurus

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879758103

    Epicureanism is commonly regarded as the refined satisfaction of physical desires. As a philosophy, however, it also denoted the striving after an independent state of mind and body, imperturbability, and reliance on sensory data as the true basis o…

  • Hateland

    Hateland
    av Daryl Johnson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633885165

    A former Department of Homeland Security analyst takes a long view on the domestic terrorism threat from radicalized individuals and hate groups of various ideologies. America is a land in which extremism no longer belongs to the country's shadowy f…

  • Hateland

    Hateland
    av Daryl Johnson

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633887688

    A former Department of Homeland Security analyst takes a long view on the domestic terrorism threat from radicalized individuals and hate groups of various ideologies.America is a land in which extremism no longer belongs to the country's shadowy fr…

  • Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field

    Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
    av Nancy Forbes

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616149420

    The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth century Two of the boldest and most creative scient…

  • Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field

    Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
    av Nancy Forbes

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886070

    The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth century Two of the boldest and most creative scient…

  • The Soul Fallacy

    The Soul Fallacy
    av Julien Musolino

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616149628

    Most Americans believe they possess an immaterial soul that will survive the death of the body. In sharp contrast, the current scientific consensus rejects the traditional soul, although this conclusion is rarely discussed publicly. In this book, a…

  • How Are We to Live?

    How Are We to Live?
    av Peter Singer

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879759667

    "Is there still anything worth living for? Is anything worth pursuing, apart from money, love, and caring for one's own family?" Internationally known social philosopher and ethicist Peter Singer has an answer to these and other questions in this co…

  • The Science of Consequences

    The Science of Consequences
    av Susan M. Schneider

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616146627

    Actions have consequences--and the ability to learn from them revolutionized life on earth. While it's easy enough to see that consequences are important (where would we be without positive reinforcement?), few have heard there's a science of conseq…

  • Outlines of Pyrrhonism

    Outlines of Pyrrhonism
    av R. G. Bury

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879755973

    Throughout history philosophers have sought to define, understand, and delineate concepts important to human well-being. One such concept is "knowledge." Many philosophers believed that absolute, certain knowledge, is possible—that the physica…

  • Operation Gladio

    Operation Gladio
    av Paul L. Williams

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633884786

    This disturbing expose describes a secret alliance forged at the close of World War II by the CIA, the Sicilian and US mafias, and the Vatican to thwart the possibility of a Communist invasion of Europe. Journalist Paul L. Williams presents evidence…

  • The New Evil

    The New Evil
    av Michael H. Stone, MD

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633885325

    A CHILLING FOLLOW-UP TO THE POPULAR TRUE CRIME BOOK THE ANATOMY OF EVIL Revisiting Dr. Michael Stone's groundbreaking 22-level Gradations of Evil Scale, a hierarchy of evil behavior first introduced in the book The Anatomy of Evil, Stone and Dr. Gar…

  • The Sectarian Milieu

    The Sectarian Milieu
    av John E. Wansbrough

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591023784

    One of the most innovative thinkers in the field of Islamic Studies was John Wansbrough (1928-2002), Professor of Semitic Studies and Pro-Director of London University's School of Oriental and African Studies. Critiquing the traditional accounts of…

  • The Life of Reason

    The Life of Reason
    av George Santayana

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573922104

    Comparing the lived world with the ideal world, noted American philosophical naturalist, poet, and literary critic George Santayana (1863-1952) seeks in this influential compilation of his earlier works to outline the ancient ideal of a well-ordered…

  • Stephen Hawking

    Stephen Hawking
    av Florian Freistetter

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633885769

    Stephen Hawking was one of the most important astrophysicists of the last fifty years. After the publication of A Brief History of Time, he became an international celebrity. Though the book sold in the millions, few readers really grasped the signi…

  • Crossroads to Islam

    Crossroads to Islam
    av Yehuda D. Nevo, Judith Koren, Yehuda D. Nevo

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591020837

    In the consensus view of early Muslim history, the Arab tribes, united and inspired by Muhammad's teachings, embarked on a military jihad that wrested Syria and Palestine from a weakened Byzantine Empire in the years after 630AD. But according to th…

  • The Mathematics of Everyday Life

    The Mathematics of Everyday Life
    av Alfred S. Posamentier

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633883871

    Two experienced math educators help the average reader discover not only the everyday usefulness of math but the fun that comes from mastering the basics of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and more. If you think of mathematics as a series of pointles…

  • The Life of Jesus

    The Life of Jesus
    av Ernest Renan

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879757045

    In this classic work, renowned rationalist and scholar of religion Ernest Renan is the first biographer of Jesus to present him as entirely human. Renan describes Jesus as a popular religious leader and self-proclaimed Messiah who increasingly advoc…

  • How We Think

    How We Think
    av John Dewey

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879757014

    John Dewey, one of America's greatest popular philosophers and educators, emphasizes the importance of critical thinking and the vital role education should play. In this progressive work, written more than 80 years ago, Dewey, recognizing that we a…

  • The Mask of Nostradamus

    The Mask of Nostradamus
    av James Randi
    (1 recension)

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879758301

    Nostradamus finally meets his match - internationally famous magician and debunker of New Age quackery - James Randi! The Mask of Nostradamus is the first in-depth biography of this intriguing sixteenth-century astrologer and physician whose book of…

  • Math Tricks

    Math Tricks
    av Alfred S. Posamentier

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886643

    It is no secret that most people avoid mathematics, in large measure because elementary school teachers have never done much to motivate a love of the subject matter. In his latest book, mathematician Alfred S. Posamentier provides easily understand…

  • Virusphere

    Virusphere
    av Frank Ryan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886049

    What are viruses? Do they rely on genes, like all other forms of life? Do they follow the same patterns of evolution as plants and animals?Dr. Frank Ryan answers these questions and many more in a sweeping tour of illnesses caused by viruses. He exa…

  • Red Pill, Blue Pill

    Red Pill, Blue Pill
    av David Neiwert

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886261

    A revealing trip down the rabbit hole of conspiracy theories--their appeal, who believes them, how they spread--with an eye to helping people deal with the alt-right conspiracists in their own lives. Conspiracy theories are killing us. Once confined…

  • Believing Bullshit

    Believing Bullshit
    av Stephen Law

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616144111

    This book identifies eight key mechanisms that can transform a set of ideas into a psychological flytrap. The author suggests that, like the black holes of outer space, from which nothing, not even light, can escape, our contemporary cultural landsc…

  • Flim-Flam!: Psychics, ESP, Unicorns, and Other Delusions

    Flim-Flam!: Psychics, ESP, Unicorns, and Other Delusions
    av James Randi
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879751982

    A professional magician exposes mystics, mediums, psychic surgeons, and others who claim to possess supernatural or paranormal powers, demonstrating how their feats are little more than well-planned tricks that any competent magician can duplicate

  • Mysteries and Secrets Revealed

    Mysteries and Secrets Revealed
    av Loren, Ph.D Pankratz

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886681

    Revealed uncovers the science behind mysteries of nature and secrets of frauds who have been fooling us for centuries. Beginning at the Greek oracle in Delphi, author Loren Pankratz, PhD. guides us through the mysteries of the ancient world, the ri…

  • Anthill Economics

    Anthill Economics
    av Nathanial Gronewold

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886520

    Does modern economic theory violate some basic, fundamental laws of physics? That is the question that award-winning environmental and energy writer Nathanial Gronewold sets out to answer in Anthill Economics. Gronewold points out that the modern sc…

  • Maybe Yes, Maybe No

    Maybe Yes, Maybe No
    av Dan Barker

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879756079

    In today's media-flooded world, there is no way to control all of the information, claims, and enticements that reach young people. The best thing to do is arm them with the sword of critical thinking. Maybe Yes, Maybe No is a charming introduction…

  • Wealth of Nations

    Wealth of Nations
    av Adam Smith

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879757052

    Political economy had been studied long before Adam Smith. But Wealth of Nations (1776) established it for the first time as a separate science. Smith based his arguments on vast historical knowledge, and developed his principles with remarkable cla…

  • Genius Weapons

    Genius Weapons
    av Louis A. Del Monte

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633884526

    A technology expert describes the ever-increasing role of artificial intelligence in weapons development, the ethical dilemmas these weapons pose, and the potential threat to humanity. Artificial intelligence is playing an ever-increasing role in mi…

  • Cruel Creeds, Virtuous Violence

    Cruel Creeds, Virtuous Violence
    av Jack David Eller

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616142186

    This illuminating, in-depth studypresents a wealth of case material, demonstrating the many manifestations of religious violence-not just war and terrorism, which are the focus of so many discussions of religiously motivated violence-but also more p…

  • The Puller

    The Puller

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781645060529

  • Decoding Madness

    Decoding Madness
    av Richard, Ph.D Lettieri

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886926

    In Decoding Madness, forensic neuropsychologist and psychoanalyst Dr. Richard Lettieri gives a behind-the-scenes look at criminal psychology through case studies from his over 30 years of experience as a court-appointed and privately retained psycho…

  • Naked Statues, Fat Gladiators, and War Elephants

    Naked Statues, Fat Gladiators, and War Elephants
    av Garrett Ryan

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633887022

    Why didn't the ancient Greeks or Romans wear pants? How did they shave? How likely were they to drink fine wine, use birth control, or survive surgery? In a series of short and humorous essays, Naked Statues, Fat Gladiators, and War Elephants explor…

  • Brothers and Sisters

    Brothers and Sisters
    av Barbara L. Johnson

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879756826

    Time and circumstances often separate adult siblings from the family closeness they once knew. Based on a decade of research and more than 200 personal interviews, this book is filled with abundant case histories that reflect the heartening, sometim…

  • The Rift Walker

    The Rift Walker
    av Clay Griffith, Susan Griffith, Clay Griffith

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616145231

    * The gripping conclusion to the popular, genre-breaking, epic trilogy of a war between vampires and humans Empress Adele has launched a grand crusade against the vampire clans of the north. Prince Gareth, the vampire lord of Scotland, serves the Eq…

  • The Robot in the Next Cubicle

    The Robot in the Next Cubicle
    av Larry Boyer

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633884090

    This optimistic and useful look at the coming convergence of automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence, shows how we can take advantage of this revolution in the workplace, crafting "robot-proof jobs" and not fearing "the robocalypse." It's…