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link to catalog page, New Philosophy of Human Nature

New Philosophy of Human Nature

Neither Known to nor Attained by the Great Ancient Philosophers, Which Will Improve Human Life and Health

Author: Oliva Sabuco de Nantes Barrera
Pub Date: May 2007

Innovative and prescient philosophy of medicine by an overlooked Spanish woman philosopher.   learn more...

link to catalog page ROTHBART, Philosophical Instruments

Philosophical Instruments

Minds and Tools at Work

Author: Daniel Rothbart
Pub Date: July 2007

The surprising roles of instruments and experimentation in acquiring knowledge.   learn more...

link to catalog page JACKSON, Rails across the Mississippi

Rails across the Mississippi

A History of the St. Louis Bridge

Author: Robert W. Jackson
Pub Date: 2007

The story of the visionary drive that created an engineering marvel   learn more...

link to catalog page, Between Science and Literature

Between Science and Literature

An Introduction to Autopoetics

Author: Ira Livingston
Pub Date: November 2006

A shift in how we understand the world and ourselves, further displacing the nature/culture divide once so definitive for modernity   learn more...

link to catalog page EATON, Hardy Cross

Hardy Cross

American Engineer

Author: Leonard K. Eaton
Pub Date: November 2006

The first biography of one of America's most brilliant civil engineers   learn more...

link to catalog page WEAVER, Medical Revolutionaries

Medical Revolutionaries

The Enslaved Healers of Eighteenth-Century Saint Domingue

Author: Karol K. Weaver
Pub Date: September 2006

How slave healers inspired the Haitian Revolution, toppled the slave system in Saint Domingue, and led to the loss of France’s most productive New World colony   learn more...

link to catalog page RAMON Y CAJAL, Vacation Stories

Vacation Stories

Five Science Fiction Tales

Author: Santiago Ramón y Cajal
Pub Date: 2006

Written by Nobel Prize-winning Ramón y Cajal and translated into English for the first time by MacArthur Fellow Laura Otis, these five ingenious, early science fiction tales take a politically subversive and wickedly microscopic look at the nature, allure, and danger of scientific curiosity. (Think Jules Verne!)   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Enchantments of Technology Author: Lee Worth Bailey
Pub Date: October 2005

A rollicking romp through our hidden assumptions about modern, technological existence   learn more...

link to catalog page WARWICK, I, Cyborg Author: Kevin Warwick
Pub Date: August 2004

An engaging personal account of human enthusiasm, robot science, and the future   learn more...

link to catalog page WARWICK, March of the Machines

March of the Machines

The Breakthrough in Artificial Intelligence

Author: Kevin Warwick
Pub Date: August 2004

Dystopian warnings about machine threats from a leading expert on robotics   learn more...

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