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Rebels, Mavericks, and Heretics In Biology

Oren Harman - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 412 pages
This book is the first devoted to modern biology's innovators and iconoclasts: men and women who challenged prevailing notions in their fields. Some of these scientists were ...
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Outsider Scientists: Routes to Innovation in Biology

Oren Harman, Michael R. Dietrich - Science - 2013 - 376 pages
Outsider Scientists describes the transformative role played by “outsiders” in the growth of the modern life sciences. Biology, which occupies a special place between the exact ...
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The Altruism Equation: Seven Scientists Search for the Origins of Goodness

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Psychology - 2011 - 208 pages
In a world supposedly governed by ruthless survival of the fittest, why do we see acts of goodness in both animals and humans? This problem plagued Charles Darwin in the 1850s ...
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Sociobiology: Sense or Nonsense?

M. Ruse - Philosophy - 1985 - 260 pages
In June 1975, the distinguished Harvard entomologist Edward O. Wilson published a truly huge book entitled, Sociobiology: The New Synthesis. In this book, drawing on both fact ...
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The World the Game Theorists Made

Paul Erickson - Science - 2015 - 384 pages
In recent decades game theory—the mathematics of rational decision-making by interacting individuals—has assumed a central place in our understanding of capitalist markets ...
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Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder

Richard Dawkins - Science - 2000 - 352 pages
Did Newton "unweave the rainbow" by reducing it to its prismatic colors, as Keats contended? Did he, in other words, diminish beauty? Far from it, says acclaimed scientist ...
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Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and Its Challenge to Western Thought

George Lakoff, Mark Johnson - Philosophy - 1999 - 624 pages
Reexamines the Western philosophical tradition, looking at the basic concepts of the mind, time, causation, morality, and the self.
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