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Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

Peter Frase - 2015 - Political Science - No preview available
“It is easier to imagine the end of the world,” the theorist Fredric Jameson has remarked, “than to imagine the end of capitalism.”Jacobin Editor Peter Frase argues that technological advancements and environmental threats will inevitably push ...
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The Same and Not the Same

Roald Hoffmann - 1995 - Science - Limited preview
Nobel laureate Roald Hoffman confronts some of the major ethical controversies in chemistry today. Expertly weaving together examples from the worlds of art, literature, and philosophy, Hoffmann illustrates his uniquely accessible dialectic about ...
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Society Of Mind

Marvin Minsky - 1988 - Psychology - Limited preview
An authority on artificial intelligence introduces a theory that explores the workings of the human mind and the mysteries of thought
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How We Remember: Brain Mechanisms of Episodic Memory

Michael E. Hasselmo - 2012 - Medical - Limited preview
Episodic memory proves essential for daily function, allowing us to remember where we parked the car, what time we walked the dog, or what a friend said earlier. In How We Remember, Michael Hasselmo draws on recent developments in neuroscience to ...
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Creativity and Crime: A Psychological Analysis

David H. Cropley, Arthur J. Cropley - 2013 - Psychology - Limited preview
Creativity is typically perceived to be a positive, constructive attribute and yet, highly effective, novel crimes are committed which illustrate that creativity can also be utilised to serve a darker and more destructive end. But how can these ...
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IQ and Human Intelligence

Nicholas Mackintosh, Nicholas John Mackintosh - 2011 - Psychology - Limited preview
'What is intelligence?' may seem like a simple question to answer, but the study and measurement of human intelligence is one of the most controversial subjects in psychology. IQ and Human Intelligence provides an authoritative overview of the ...
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Human Intelligence

Earl Hunt - 2011 - Psychology - Snippet view
A comprehensive survey of our scientific knowledge about human intelligence, written by a researcher with extensive experience in the field.
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Asteroid Mining 101: Wealth for the New Space Economy

John S. Lewis - 2014 - Asteroids - No preview available
The emerging asteroid mining industry has extremely ambitious intentions. It is within the realm of possibility that their work may usher in a change in global economics as profound as the Industrial Revolution. As may be expected, press reports ...
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Learning the Virtual Life: Public Pedagogy in a Digital World

Peter Pericles Trifonas - 2012 - COMPUTERS - Limited preview
Learning the Virtual Life offers ways to consider the local and global effects of digital media on educational environments, as well as the cultural transformations of how we now define learning and literacy.
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Communication with Extraterrestrial Intelligence (CETI)

Douglas A. Vakoch - 2011 - Science - Limited preview
Highlights the most recent developments in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), and advocates a diverse range of approaches to make SETI increasingly more powerful and effective in the years to come.
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