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The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780393254594
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - December 6th, 2016

This story about the workings of the human mind is explored through the personalities of two fascinating individuals so fundamentally different from each other that they seem unlikely friends or colleagues. In the process they may well have changed, for good, mankind s view of its own mind.


How Change Happens Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780198785392
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - December 2016

"In How Change Happens, Duncan Green points to a simple truth: that positive social change requires power, and hence attention on the part of reformers to politics and the institutions within which power is exercised. It is an indispensable guide for activists and change-makers everywhere." -- Francis Fukuyama, Senior Fellow at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies


Living Zen Remindfully: Retraining Subconscious Awareness Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9780262035088
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Published: Mit Press - November 4th, 2016

In this enlightening book neurologist and Zen practitioner James Austin further explores the brain mechanisms that mediate Zen states, updated by the latest discoveries in neuroscience.He also offers an enjoyable mix of interesting insights: the miracle of birds triggering awakening, training the unconscious mind, functions of underappreciated brain areas, lessons from Zen masters, and haiku.

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The Euro and the Battle of Ideas Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780691172927
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Published: Princeton University Press - August 30th, 2016

"[The authors] have the advantage of being deeply involved. . . . If Europe is high on your list of concerns, you should read this book; European leaders will."--David Warsh, Economic Principals


Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780262035224
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Published: Mit Press - September 23rd, 2016

"Driverless "is a great read for anybody interested in technological, societal, and ethical implications of self-driving cars. The book reaches across fields and issues thoughtfully, and presents a comprehensive view of the state of the art.


The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780262034944
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Published: Mit Press - September 23rd, 2016

Gazzaley and Rosen's work is brilliant and practical, just what we need in these techno-human times.


When Strangers Meet: How People You Don't Know Can Transform You Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501119989
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Published: Simon & Schuster/ Ted - September 13th, 2016

When Strangers Meet explores the rich emotional and political meanings that are conjured up in even the briefest conversations and unexpected connections with strangers.


Now: The Physics of Time Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393285239
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 20th, 2016

Educated readers know that time is one of four dimensions, but most can't shake the feeling that it's the odd man out. They will enjoy this popular account. Muller is a masterful guide."


Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780691173023
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Published: Princeton University Press - August 16th, 2016

"Where Akerlof and Shiller break new ground is the sweeping application of the idea of the 'phishing equilibrium' to finance. . . . The style of "Phishing for Phools" will be familiar to fans of Shiller's work: light on jargon and pacy enough not to outstay its welcome. The authors tell some engaging tales."--Robin Harding, "Financial Times"
 


The Curse of Cash Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780691172132
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Published: Princeton University Press - August 30th, 2016

"Economist Rogoff, the former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, offers a detailed case for eliminating paper money. . . . For both the elimination of paper money and the employment of negative interest rates to combat deflationary recessions, Rogoff painstakingly presents both the advantages and the drawbacks. . . . Provocative."--"Library Journal"


Next Gen PhD: A Guide to Career Paths in Science Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780674504653
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Published: Harvard University Press - August 22nd, 2016

An important book that is long overdue. "Next Gen PhD" displays broad experience and command of the most critical steps in the transition from academic researcher to working professional. A state-of-the-art, go-to book for science PhDs and those thinking of pursuing one.--Andrew Green, University of California, Berkeley
 


The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780393254020
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 16th, 2016

In The Euro, Nobel Prize winning economist and best-selling author Joseph E. Stiglitz dismantles the prevailing consensus around what ails Europe, demolishing the champions of austerity while offering a series of plans that can rescue the continent and the world from further devastation.


Rational Decision and Causality Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781316507957
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Published: Cambridge University Press - May 20th, 2017

This book is Ellery Eells' influential examination and analysis of theories of rational decision making.


Indra's Pearls: The Vision of Felix Klein Cover Image
$59.99
ISBN: 9781107564749
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Published: Cambridge University Press - November 5th, 2015

..".raises a number of interesting issues... The book itself is a work of art... I truly enjoyed reading Indra's Pearls. I am sure that the book will have a major impact on the way we teach geometry and dynamics...a jewel that will more than repay the persistent reader's efforts." Science


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