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ISBN: 9780674504806
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Published: Belknap Press - August 3rd, 2015

Piketty s "The Economics of Inequality" is an excellent book and a great companion to "Capital." This book is a remarkable mix of extensive data, attention to theory, and concern for policy.--Axel Gosseries, Fund for Scientific Research (FRS-FNRS) and University of Louvain (UCL)"

ISBN: 9780393058857
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 27th, 2015

. The written word changed literally everything, allowing for history, the law, and civilization itself. But rarely is it appreciated for its own sake and its own beauty. Matthew Battles has written an essential text on the essence of writing. Whether it turns out to be an ode or an elegy, we have yet to see. --Douglas Rushkoff, author of Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now"

ISBN: 9780300213553
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Published: Yale University Press - August 4th, 2015

"In a world where the popular perception of Artificial Intelligence is often driven by Hollywood fiction, it's refreshing to read such a realistic and insightful analysis to help inform public discourse about this important technology."--Ron Moore, producer and screenwriter for Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica

ISBN: 9780393242270
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 8th, 2015

This book is a brilliant demonstration of what philosophy can do and how it is essential to human integrity and identity. Gutting s is a distinctly American voice: straightforwardly intelligent, generously sympathetic, but always forcefully critical, without ever being mean or scornful. Reading this book, one feels whole clouds of dogma and nonsense suddenly evaporate and one sees the landscape of a whole series of debates. Highly recommended.--Simon Critchley, co-editor of The Stone Reader: Modern Philosophy in 133 Arguments"

ISBN: 9780812993547
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - July 14th, 2015

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States” (The New York Observer)

ISBN: 9781594205262
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Published: Penguin Press - July 14th, 2015

"In this exquisite and remarkably accessible book, Frank Wilczek explores our cosmos as a work of art, revealing hidden beauty at all levels from the Galactic realm down to the subatomic microworld that his trailblazing research has elucidated. His ability to see what others overlook makes him an inspiring guide not only for scientists, but also for artists and all curious people."
Peter Woit, author of "Not Even Wrong"

SKU: 9780692400197

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By Roger W. Spencer (Editor), David A. MacPherson (Editor)
ISBN: 9780262027960
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Published: Mit Press - December 5th, 2014

For anyone who seeks to understand the economy, this book is pure inspiration. What could be better than looking into the minds and souls of the world's greatest economic thinkers?

SKU: 9781620063156

Everyone is a potential caregiver.

Fifty-four million Americans already serve as unpaid caregivers to family members, and that number is likely to grow as the population continues to age.

Two-thirds of these caregivers are women—many of them in the “sandwich generation,” simultaneously caring for both children and older family members.

ISBN: 9781476784762
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Published: Simon & Schuster/ Ted - July 7th, 2015

Award-winning journalist Stephen Petranek says humans will live on Mars by 2027. Now he makes the case that living on Mars is not just plausible, but inevitable.

ISBN: 9780231173155
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Published: Columbia University Press - March 3rd, 2015

This terrific book stands out for its breadth, clarity, mastery of detail, honest discussion of complex matters, and its author's practical experience and good sense. It's actually 10 terrific books under one cover, because its accounts of economics, history, health, development, education, gender issues, food, climate change and biological diversity are among the best available. If you want to understand the modern world, and if you have room on your shelf for only one book, this is your book.

ISBN: 9780393244816
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 2nd, 2015

A judicious and incisive analysis of one of the most pressing new issues of our time, written by a true expert. --Steven Pinker, Johnstone Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, and author of The Better Angels of Our Nature"

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