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The Conscious Universe: Parts and Wholes in Physical Reality
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ean: 9780387988658, isbn: 0387988653,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
A discussion of the implications for philosophy of recent experimental results that confirm some counterintuitive aspects of the way matter behaves. The authors show that a generalised principle of complementarity is pervasive not only in physical th...
Minding the Modern: Human Agency, Intellectual Traditions, and Responsible Knowledge
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ean: 9780268038403, isbn: 0268038406,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
In this brilliant study, Thomas Pfau argues that the loss of foundational concepts in classical and medieval Aristotelian philosophy caused a fateful separation between reason and will in European thought. Pfau traces the evolution and eventual deter...
Best Explanations: New Essays on Inference to the Best Explanation
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ean: 9780198746904, isbn: 0198746903,
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Explanatory reasoning is ubiquitous. Not only are rigorous inferences to the best explanation used pervasively in the sciences, this kind of reasoning is common in everyday life. Despite its widespread use, inference to the best explanation is still ...
Making Sense of Quantum Mechanics
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mpn: 1 black & white illustrations, 25 colour, ean: 9783319258874, isbn: 3319258877,
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This book explains, in simple terms, with a minimum of mathematics, why things can appear to be in two places at the same time, why correlations between simultaneous events occurring far apart cannot be explained by local mechanisms, and why,...
Introduction to Engineering: Modeling and Problem Solving
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ean: 9780471431602, isbn: 0471431605,
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In this groundbreaking new text, Jay Brockman helps students acquire the engineering mindset, providing them with the core knowledge and skills all engineers need to succeed. Through clear explanations and real-world examples—like how to provi...
Factorization and Primality Testing (Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics)
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ean: 9780387970400, isbn: 0387970401,
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"About binomial theorems I'm teeming with a lot of news, With many cheerful facts about the square on the hypotenuse. " - William S. Gilbert (The Pirates of Penzance, Act I) The question of divisibility is arguably the oldest problem in mathematics. ...
Conceptual Physical Science
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ean: 9780321051738, isbn: 0321051734,
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Conceptual Physical Science, Third Edition takes learning physical science to a new level by combining HewittÕs leading conceptual approach and friendly writing style in a new edition that provides stronger integration of the sciences, more quantita...
Technology and the Future
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sku: 9781111828561, ean: 9781111828547, isbn: 1111828547,
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This diverse collection of readings by technology enthusiasts and critics introduces you to different philosophical approaches regarding the impact of technology, as well as specific technologies to give you a complete overview of technology today....
Conceptual Physical Science (4th Edition)
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ean: 9780321516954, isbn: 0321516958,
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Conceptual Physical Science, 4/e takes learning physical science to a new level by combining Hewitt's leading conceptual approach with a friendly writing style, stronger integration of the sciences, more quantitative coverage, and a wealth of medi...
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