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The Enlightenment Vision: Science, Reason, and the Promise of a Better Future

by Stuart Jordan

This thought-provoking analysis evaluates the progress that global society has made since the Enlightenment. The author begins by pointing out features of present-day society that are the direct descendants...


Concrete Planet: The Strange and Fascinating Story of the World's Most Common Man-Made Material

by Robert Courland

Concrete: We use it for our buildings, bridges, dams, and roads. We walk on it, drive on it, and many of us live and work within its walls. But very few of us know what it is. We take for granted this ubiquitous...


Tribal Science: Brains, Beliefs, and Bad Ideas

by Mike McRae

Human beings evolved in a tribal environment. Over the millennia, our brains have become adept at fostering social networks that are the basis of group cohesion, from the primary family unit to the extended...


Food and the City: Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution

by Jennifer Cockrall-King

A global movement to take back our food is growing. The future of farming is in our hands—and in our cities.

This book examines alternative food systems in cities around the globe that are shortening their...


The Fairness Instinct: The Robin Hood Mentality and Our Biological Nature

by L. Sun

Combining research from the social sciences, hard sciences, and the humanities, this accessible cross-disciplinary book offers fascinating insights into a key component of human nature and society.

 

    What...


Evolving: The Human Effect and Why It Matters

by Daniel J. Fairbanks

This persuasive, elegantly written book argues that understanding evolution has never mattered more in human history. The author uses evidence from archaeology, geography, anatomy, biochemistry, radiometric...


Head Shot: The Science Behind the JFK Assassination

by G. Paul Chambers

After more than four decades and scores of books, documentaries, and films on the subject, what more can be said about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy? A great deal, according to the author. This...


Marvelous Learning Animal: What Makes Human Nature Unique

by Arthur W. Staats

What makes us human? In recent decades, researchers have focused on innate tendencies and inherited traits as explanations for human behavior, especially in light of groundbreaking human genome research. The...


Drive and Curiosity: What Fuels the Passion for Science

by Istvan Hargittai

What motivates those few scientists who rise above their peers to achieve breakthrough discoveries? This book examines the careers of fifteen eminent scientists who achieved some of the most notable discoveries...


Science in a Democratic Society

by Philip Kitcher

Are ghosts real? Are there truly haunted places, only haunted people, or both? And how can we know? Taking neither a credulous nor a dismissive approach, this first-of-its-kind book solves those perplexing mysteries...


Forces of Nature: Our Quest to Conquer the Planet

by Barry A. Vann

As long as the human species has existed, men and women have had to contend with the unpredictable forces of nature. Geographer Barry A. Vann brings a unique perspective to this age-old struggle in this illuminating...


The Turbulent Universe

by Paul Kurtz

In his final book, the late Paul Kurtz outlines his personal vision for a planetary ethics inspired by scientific wisdom. Blending realism and optimism, he lays out the basic principles of an ethical approach...


Did Darwin Write the Origin Backwards?: Philosophical Essays on Darwin's Theory

by Elliott Sober

Is it accurate to label Darwin’s theory "the theory of evolution by natural selection," given that the concept of common ancestry is at least as central to Darwin’s theory? Did Darwin reject the idea that...


A Professor, A President, and A Meteor: The Birth of American Science

by Cathryn J. Prince

When a fiery meteor crash in 1807 lit up the dark early-morning sky in Weston, Connecticut, it did more than startle the few farmers in the sleepy village. More importantly, it sparked the curiosity of Benjamin...


Relics of Eden: The Powerful Evidence of Evolution in Human DNA

by Daniel J. Fairbanks

Since the publication in 1859 of Darwin’s Origin of Species, debate over the theory of evolution has been continuous and often impassioned. In recent years, opponents of "Darwin’s dangerous idea" have mounted...


Population Geography: Progress and Prospect

by Michael Pacione

First published in 1986, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the contemporary state of knowledge in the field of population geography. It discusses the contemporary state of the art and surveys new...


Understanding the Oceans: A Century of Ocean Exploration

by Dr Margaret Deacon, Margaret Deacon & Tony Rice

Understanding the Oceans brings together an internationally distinguished group of authors to explore the enormous advances in marine science made since the voyage of HMS Challenger a century ago. The book draws...


Downtowns: Revitalizing the Centers of Small Urban Communities

by Michael A. Burayidi

This collection evaluates the various strategies that different cities have used when attempting to economically revitalize downtown areas.


New Models in Geog V 1

by Richard Peet & NIGEL THRIFT

First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Women and Work in South Asia: Regional Patterns and Perspectives

by Deipica Bagchi & Saraswati Raju

Women's work is central to the social and economic aspirations of the countries of South Asia. Their contribution to agriculture, industry and services is critical. However, planners and policy makers frequently...