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Rapid Qualitative Inquiry

by James Beebe

Practitioners in need of timely results for program and policy planning—and students looking for

realistic research projects—will find solutions in Rapid Qualitative Inquiry (RQI), a team-based,

applied research...


Thumbelina

by Michel Serres & Daniel W. Smith

The title of this timely and thought-provoking book, a French bestseller, refers to schoolgirls sending text messages to their friends on their smart phones. Michel Serres, one of France's most important living...


Scientific Methods of Inquiry for Intelligence Analysis

by Hank Prunckun

Since 9/11, the needs of intelligence agencies as well as the missions they conduct have increased in number, size, and complexity. As such, government and private security agencies are recruiting staff to analyze...


Starlight Detectives

by Alan Hirshfeld

Julia Ward Howe Award Finalist

NBC News “Top Science and Tech Books of the Year” selection

Scientific American/FSG “Favorite Science Books of the Year” selection

Nature.com “Top Reads of the Year” selection...


In Defense of Science

by Frank R. Spellman & Joan Price-Bayer

Today, only a few people outside of the scientific community are conversant with the tradition of science and its many breakthroughs. The rest are scientifically illiterate. So say Frank R. Spellman and Joni...


Innovating Food, Innovating The Law

by Mariachiara Tallacchini, Fernando Leonini & Matteo Ferrari

Innovating Food, Innovating the Law. An interdisciplinary approach to the challenges in the agro-food sector Edited by Fernando Leonini, Mariachiara Tallacchini, Matteo Ferrari The agro-food sector represents...


The Poetic Species

by Robert Hass, Edward O. Wilson & Lee Briccetti

World Literature Today Editor’s Pick

“Enchanting. . . . The Poetic Species is a wonderful read in its entirety, short yet infinitely simulating.” —MARIA POPOVA, Brain Pickings

In this shimmering conversation...


Proceedings of the EU preparatory meeting of the Third world congress for freedom of scientific research – “From the body to the body politic” (2013)

by Associazione Luca Coscioni per la libertà di ricerca scientifica

For nearly ten years now Luca Coscioni Association through and together with the World Congress has been fighting for freedom of scientific research. The World Congress is not a place of mere convention and...


Molecules of an author in search of memory

by Dei, Luigi

Loosely based on Primo Levi’s The Periodic Table, the play has a Fahrenheit 451 setting. In a world without books or memory appears a common man, the Man in the street, with some heets of writing that he cannot...


Computer Simulation, Rhetoric, and the Scientific Imagination

by Aimee Kendall Roundtree

Computer simulations help advance climatology, astrophysics, and other scientific disciplines. They are also at the crux of several high-profile cases of science in the news. How do simulation scientists, with...


Dazzle Gradually

by Dorion Sagan, Lynn Margulis & Roald Hoffman

At the crossroads of philosophy and science, the sometimes-dry topics of evolution and ecology come alive in this new collection of essays--many never before anthologized. Learn how technology may be a sort...


The Species Problem

by David N. Stamos

In this provocative work, David N. Stamos tackles the problem of determining exactly what a biological species is: in short, whether species are real and the nature of their reality. Although many have written...


Secret Of Mental Math Arithmetic: 70 Secrets To Super Speed Calculation & Amazing Math Tricks

by Jason Scotts

No matter how simple it may be, solving mathematical equations can be a challenge for quite a number of persons. Through his book titled "Secret Of Mental Math Arithmetic: 70 Secrets To Super Speed Calculation...


The Evolutionary Mind: Conversations on Science, Imagination & Spirit

by Rupert Sheldrake, Terence McKenna & Ralph Abraham

Stimulating and often startling discussions between three friends, all highly original thinkers: Rupert Sheldrake, controversial biologist, Terence McKenna , psychedelic visionary, and Ralph Abraham , chaos...


Leonardo's Foot

by Carol Ann Rinzler

A Selection of the Scientific American, History, and BOMC2 Book Clubs

“An in-depth look at the anatomy and history of feet reveals their often overlooked importance in human evolution, medicine and art.” —...


Mortuary Science

by John F. Szabo

Now available in paperback! In this first reference book devoted entirely to mortuary science, Szabo presents a thorough bibliographical examination of the funeral industry and related subjects, including even...


An Accidental Statistician: The Life and Memories of George E. P. Box

by George E. P. Box

Celebrating the life of an admired pioneer in statistics

In this captivating and inspiring memoir, world-renowned statistician George E. P. Box offers a firsthand account of his life and statistical work. Writing...


Becoming Nietzsche: Early Reflections on Democritus, Schopenhauer, and Kant

by Paul A. Swift

Becoming Nietzsche is an essential book for understanding Nietzsche's philosophical genealogy from 1866 to 1868, a phase that is punctuated by the influence of Friedrich Lange and a surprising rejection of Schopenhauer's...


The Handbook of Geoscience

by Frank R. Spellman & Melissa L. Stoudt

Written in an engaging, highly readable style, it is ideal for students, administrators, legal professionals, non-science professionals and general readers with little or no science background, the handbook...


Good Science, Bad Science, Pseudoscience, and Just Plain Bunk

by Peter A. Daempfle

We are constantly bombarded with breaking scientific news in the media, but we are almost never provided with enough information to assess the truth of these claims. Does drinking coffee really cause cancer?...