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Author: Andy Clark
Release Date: May 02, 2023
A brilliant new theory of the mind that upends our understanding of how the brain interacts with the worldFor as long as we’ve studied human cognition, we’ve believed that our senses give us direct access to the world. What we see is what...
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Author: Alan Lightman
Release Date: March 14, 2023
From the acclaimed author of Einstein’s Dreams comes a fascinating investigation of “spiritual materialism”—transcendent experiences for the scientifically inclined.Modern science teaches us that all things can be explained in...
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Author: Carlo Rovelli | Narrator: Roy McMillan
Release Date: February 28, 2023
The bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics illuminates the nature of science through the revolutionary ideas of the Greek philosopher Anaximander Over two millennia ago, the prescient insights of Anaximander paved th...
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Author: Sabine Hossenfelder | Narrator: Gina Daniels
Release Date: August 09, 2022
A contrarian scientist wrestles with the big questions that modern physics raises, and what physics says about the human condition Not only can we not currently explain the origin of the universe, it is questionable we will ever be able to expla...
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Author: Vaclav Smil | Narrator: Stephen Perring
Release Date: May 10, 2022
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“A new masterpiece from one of my favorite authors… [How The World Really Works] is a compelling and highly readable book that leaves readers with the fundamental grounding needed to help solve the world&...
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Author: Michael Brooks | Narrator: Nick Afka Thomas
Release Date: January 18, 2022
An illuminating, millennia-spanning history of the impact mathematics has had on the world, and the fascinating people who have mastered its inherent power, from Babylonian tax officials to the Apollo astronauts to the eccentric professor who invente...
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Author: Steven Pinker
Release Date: November 16, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“In our uncertain age, which can so often feel so dark and disturbing, Steven Pinker has distinguished himself as a voice of positivity.” – New York TimesCan reading a book make you more rational? Can it hel...
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Author: Karl Deisseroth | Narrator: Karen Chilton, Karl Deisseroth and Natalie Naudus
Release Date: June 15, 2021
A groundbreaking tour of the human mind that illuminates the biological nature of our inner worlds and emotions, through gripping, moving—and, at times, harrowing—clinical stories“[A] scintillating and moving analysis of t...
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Author: Suzanne Simard
Release Date: June 08, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the world's leading forest ecologist who forever changed how people view trees and their connections to one another and to other living things in the forest—a moving, deeply personal journey of discovery&l...
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Author: Vaclav Smil | Narrator: Ben Prendergast
Release Date: May 04, 2021
"There is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil."--Bill GatesAn essential guide to understanding how numbers reveal the true state of our world--exploring a wide range of topics including energy, the environment, technology, t...
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Author: Chiara Marletto | Narrator: Katharine Lee McEwan
Release Date: May 04, 2021
A luminous guide to how the radical new science of counterfactuals can reveal that the scope of the universe is greater, and more beautiful, than we ever imaginedThere is a vast class of things that science has so far almost entirely neglected. They ...
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Author: David Sloan Wilson | Narrator: René Ruiz
Release Date: March 30, 2021
With stories that entertain as much as they inform, renowned evolutionist David Sloan Wilson outlines the basic principles of evolution and shows how, when properly understood, they can illuminate the length and breadth of creation, from the ori...
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