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The Mind of the Market: How Biology and Psychology Shape Our Economic Lives

Michael Shermer - Business & Economics - 2009 - 308 pages
The best-selling author of Why People Believe Weird Things offers a revealing study of the influence of evolutionary theory on the modern economy, as well as the evolutionary ...
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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail Or Succeed

Jared M. Diamond - History - 2006 - 575 pages
This title has been removed from sale by Penguin Group, USA.
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Species of Origins: America's Search for a Creation Story

Karl Giberson, Donald A. Yerxa - Religion - 2002 - 277 pages
In Species of Origins, Karl W. Giberson and Donald A. Yerxa examine America's controversial conversation about creation and evolution. While noting that part of the discord ...
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Miss Leavitt's Stars: The Untold Story of the Woman who Discovered how to ...

George Johnson - Science - 2005 - 162 pages
Recounts the story of Radcliffe-educated Henrietta Swan Leavitt, who in the face of ill health and progressing hearing loss discovered a new law that enabled astronomers to use ...
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Why People Die by Suicide

Thomas E. Joiner - Psychology - 2005 - 276 pages
Drawing on extensive clinical and epidemiological evidence, as well as personal experience, Thomas Joiner provides the most coherent and persuasive explanation ever given of ...
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Uncommon dissent: intellectuals who find Darwinism unconvincing

William A. Dembski - Science - 2004 - 366 pages
Darwinian evolutionary theory has come to assume an aura of invincibility, especially within elite intellectual circles. Yet recent years have seen the rise to prominence of ...
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