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The Everything Great Thinkers Book: Exploring the Minds of the Men and Women ...

James Mannion - 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - Snippet view
Provides profiles of men and women, including scientists, artists, religious leaders, philosophers, and figures in popular culture, whose ideas have shaped or changed the world.
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The Everything Philosophy Book

James Mannion - 2002 - Philosophy - No preview available
For those who have always wanted to learn philosophy but were too intimidated, here is a book that finally makes philosophic ideas and concepts accessible. The Three Sages: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle; The Decline and Fall of the Hellenistic ...
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King's Gambit: A Son, a Father, and the World's Most Dangerous Game

Paul Hoffman - 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
The author provides an insider's account of the fiercely competitive world of professional chess, describing his own experiences as a troubled child prodigy, marked by his parents' divorce, who spent his weekends in the chess epicenter of ...
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Understanding Chess Move by Move

John Nunn - 2001 - Games - Snippet view
John Nunn is one of the most highly regarded chess writers in the world. He has carefully selected thirty modern games to help the reader understand the most important aspects of chess and to illustrate modern chess principles in action ...
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Kasparov and Deep Blue: The Historic Chess Match Between Man and Machine

Bruce Pandolfini - 1997 - Games - Snippet view
Follows the historical chess tournament between world chess champion Garry Kasparov and the chess program Deep Blue, in a game-by-game, play-by-play analysis
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Behind Deep Blue: Building the Computer that Defeated the World Chess Champion

Feng-hsiung Hsu - 2002 - Computers - No preview available
"Behind Deep Blue" is not just another tale of man versus machine. This fascinating book tells how man as genius (chess champion Gary Kasparov) was given an ultimate, unforgettable run for his mind--not by the genius of a computer, but of man as ...
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Bobby Fischer Goes to War: How A Lone American Star Defeated the Soviet ...

David Edmonds, John Eidinow - 2005 - History - Limited preview
In the summer of 1972, with a presidential crisis stirring in the United States and the cold war at a pivotal point, the Soviet world chess champion, Boris Spassky,and his American challenger, Bobby Fischer, met in Reykjavik, Iceland, for the ...
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