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Human Cultures through the Scientific Lens

by Pascal Boyer

This volume brings together a collection of seven articles previously published by the author, with a new introduction reframing the articles in the context of past and present questions in anthropology, psychology...


Distances of the Stars - And Other Essays on Astronomy

by Camille Flammarion

Nicolas Camille Flammarion FRAS (1842–1925) was a French author and astronomer. A prolific writer, he produced over fifty books including science fiction novels, works on astronomy, and works on physical research....


A Pandemic in Residence

by Selina Mahmood

A debut essay collection of remarkable breadth and erudition by a young Pakistani-American doctor and writer.

During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Selina Mahmood—in the middle of the first year...


Is This Wi-Fi Organic?

by Dave Farina

How to Separate Real Scientific Truths from Fake News

?Scientific literacy is our best defense in an age of increasing disinformation.? ?Kellie Gerardi, Aerospace Professional and Author of Not Necessarily Rocket...


Galileo's Gout

by Gerald Weissmann

"America's most interesting and important essayist." ?Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize?winning author of The Age of Insight

"[Gerald Weissmann] bridges the space between science and the humanities, and particularly between...


Galileo's Gout

by Gerald Weissmann

"America's most interesting and important essayist." ?Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize?winning author of The Age of Insight

"[Gerald Weissmann] bridges the space between science and the humanities, and particularly between...


Song For Molly, A

by Jeremy Bernstein

A Song for Molly is both a love story and a poetic homage to science. The subjects in this first-person novella range from encounters with Wittgenstein, Einstein and Gödel, to trying to live with a dog named...


Top 10 Vaccine Objections

by Alex Ramirez

If you have ever thought any of the following, ?Vaccines are not for me, I'm young and healthy and don't need them?; ?I rather develop natural immunity to infections, without vaccination?; ?Immunisation is a...


COVID-19 LEGACY

by Simone Rotili

In this book are analyzed topics related to COVID-19 which form the basis of the understanding of the multiple aspects related to the protection of public health, and which will allow the reader to broaden his...


Dispatches from the End of Ice

by Beth Peterson

The future of the world’s ice is at a critical juncture marked by international debate about climate change and almost daily reports about glaciers and ice shelves breaking, oceans rising, and temperatures...


The Life and Love of the Insect

by Jean Henri Fabre

The Life and Love of the Insect enters into a hidden realm with 18 illustrated essays, rendered in lively, poetic language. Whether extolling the maternal instincts of the Sacred Beetle or chronicling the protracted...


The Human Odyssey

by Thomas Armstrong

"This is truly a major contribution ? brilliant, beguiling, and as broad in concept as it is deep." ? Jean Houston, PhD, author of The Possible Human

Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D., an award-winning educator and expert...


The Fevers of Reason

by Gerald Weissmann

"America's most interesting and important essayist." ?Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize?winning author of The Age of Insight

"[Gerald Weissmann] bridges the space between science and the humanities, and particularly between...


Mystics of the Renaissance

by Rudolf Steiner

During the Renaissance science was never separated from mysticism and alchemy. Some of the finest minds such as Leonardo da Vinci and Isaac Newton were all heavily involved in what they would of called the mystic...


Walking

by Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau, the naturalist, philosopher, and author of such classics as "Walden" and "Civil Disobedience," contributed a number of writings to The Atlantic in its early years. 

The month after his death...


Fire and Stone

by Priscilla Long

The questions that drive Priscilla Long’s Fire and Stone are the questions asked by the painter Paul Gauguin in the title of his 1897 painting: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? These...


The Farmer’S Guide to Astronomy

by B. E Chenault

The book is meant for people with little knowledge of astronomy or space exploration and will give them a basic understanding of the disciplines by examining their most interesting aspects and combining them...


Essay on the Survival of Humanity

by Risteárd Mulcahy

Now that he has reached his tenth decade, Risteárd Mulcahy is issuing his twelfth and last book. He has always been interested in the relationship between population and the planet and is deeply concerned about...


Claude Bernard

by . Collection

Claude Bernard is one of the greatest of all men of science" said a historian of Harvard University. His career is a most interesting and instructive chapter in the history of the progress of physiology and...


Evolutionary Essays

by Kyle Lance Proudfoot

Evolutionary Essays Evolutionary Essays are essays which I started to write at York University in Toronto, Canada and finished the FREE Draft's on 05-02-2012. They are in the genres of Philosophy, Psychology,...