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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - 1959 - Philosophy - Limited preview
Contains Book 1,"Of Innate Notions" and Book 2, "Of Ideas."
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Nudge

Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein - 2008 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Thaler and Sunstein offer a groundbreaking discussion of how to apply the science of choice to nudge people toward decisions that can improve their lives without restricting their freedom of choice.
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Choices, Values, and Frames

Daniel Kahneman, Amos Tversky - 2000 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
This book presents the definitive exposition of 'prospect theory', a compelling alternative to the classical utility theory of choice. Building on the 1982 volume, Judgement Under Uncertainty, this book brings together seminal papers on prospect ...
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Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases

Daniel Kahneman, Paul Slovic, Amos Tversky - 1982 - Psychology - Limited preview
The thirty-five chapters in this book describe various judgmental heuristics and the biases they produce, not only in laboratory experiments but in important social, medical, and political situations as well. Individual chapters discuss the ...
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Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and Its Challenge to Western Thought

George Lakoff, Mark Johnson - 1999 - Philosophy - Limited preview
What are human beings like? How is knowledge possible? What is truth? Where do moral values come from? Questions like these have stood at the center of Western philosophy for centuries. In addressing them, philosophers have made certain ...
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The Human Use of Human Beings: Cybernetics and Society

Norbert Wiener - 1988 - Computers - Limited preview
Only a few books stand as landmarks in social and scientific upheaval. Norbert Wiener's classic is one in that small company. Founder of the science of cybernetics--the study of the relationship betwee
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Cybernetics Or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine

Norbert Wiener - 1965 - Computers - Limited preview
"It appers impossible for anyone seriously interested in our civilization to ignore this book. It is a ‘ must’ book for those in every branch of science . . . in addition, economists, politicians, statesmen, and businessmen cannot afford to ...
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Tracking and Data Association

Yaakov Bar-Shalom, Thomas E. Fortmann - 1988 - Mathematics - Snippet view
In this book, we study theoretical and practical aspects of computing methods for mathematical modelling of nonlinear systems. A number of computing techniques are considered, such as methods of operator approximation with any given accuracy ...
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The Mathematical Theory of Communication, Volume 1

Claude Elwood Shannon - 1949 - Mathematics - No preview available
Scientific knowledge grows at a phenomenal pace--but few books have had as lasting an impact or played as important a role in our modern world as The Mathematical Theory of Communication, published originally as a paper on communication theory in ...
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