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On the Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection
Charles Darwin. George Davidson, preface.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784287115.  Daedalus Item Code: 72429
 
From the discoveries that he made during his five-year voyage aboard HMS Beagle, furthered by another 20 years of study and research, Charles Darwin produced this scientific masterpiece in ... (Read More)
 
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On the Origin of Tepees: Why Some Ideas Spread While Others Go Extinct
Jonnie Hughes.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851689439.  Daedalus Item Code: 72167
 
We humans have long prided ourselves on our capacity to have ideas, but perhaps this pride is misplaced—perhaps ideas have us. British science writer and filmmaker Jonnie Hughes here investigates the ... (Read More)
 
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The Origins of Creativity
Edward O. Wilson.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781631493188.  Daedalus Item Code: 79492
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The author of such humane scientific explorations as The Meaning of Human Existence, A Window on Eternity, and the Pulitzer Prize winners The ... (Read More)
 
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Pain: The Science and Culture of Why We Hurt
Marni Jackson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747565581.  Daedalus Item Code: 63078
 
Why is pain so poorly understood? Why do we still distinguish between mental pain and physical pain, when pain is always an emotional experience? And if pain is the reason why most people visit the ... (Read More)
 
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Poor Robin's Prophecies: A Curious Almanac, and the Everyday Mathematics of Georgian Britain
Benjamin Wardhaugh.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199605422.  Daedalus Item Code: 50952
 
Author, astrologer, journalist, satirist, and "well-willer to the mathematics," Poor Robin of Saffron Walden was an invented figure of British popular culture from the Restoration to the end of the ... (Read More)
 
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Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology
Alexis Madrigal.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306820991.  Daedalus Item Code: 60504
 
Our relationship with green technology is hardly a recent development; Americans have been imagining and inventing cheap and renewable energy solutions for more than a century. Here Atlantic ... (Read More)
 
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The Predictioneer's Game: Using the Logic of Brazen Self-Interest to See and Shape the Future
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979770.  Daedalus Item Code: 73014
 
It's a simple idea, really: People compete, and they always do what they think is in their own best interest. Bruce Bueno de Mesquita takes this as the premise of his game theory, which uses insights ... (Read More)
 
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The Psychedelic Reader: Classic Selections from The Psychedelic Review: The Revolutionary 1960s Forum of Psychopharmacological Substances
Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner & Gunther M. Weil, eds. Erik Davis, foreword.
Publisher: Citadel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780806514512.  Daedalus Item Code: 71051
 
More than half a century ago, a Swiss chemist inadvertently ingested the experimental compound LSD; subsequently, the first proponents of psychedelics were scientists who fully expected the radically ... (Read More)
 
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Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: Extraordinary Journeys into the Human Brain
Allan Ropper & B.D. Burrell.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782395478.  Daedalus Item Code: 72913
 
What are the challenges in trying to communicate with a patient and diagnose an ailment when the brain itself is under attack? Neurologist Allan Ropper describes extraordinary afflictions that he and ... (Read More)
 
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The Reef: A Passionate History: The Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to Climate Change
Iain McCalman.
Publisher: Scientific American.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374248192.  Daedalus Item Code: 72654
 
Stretching 1400 miles along the Australian coast and visible from space, the Great Barrier Reef is home to 3,000 individual reefs, more than 900 islands, and thousands of marine species, and has ... (Read More)
 
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Rust: The Longest War
Jonathan Waldman.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451691603.  Daedalus Item Code: 70067
 
(Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; A Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year) Destroying cars, ships, and bridges, rust costs America more than $400 billion per ... (Read More)
 
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Scientists Confront Intelligent Design and Creationism
Andrew J. Petto & Laurie R. Godfrey, eds.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393050905.  Daedalus Item Code: 71731
 
With the pseudoscience of creationism revamped as "intelligent design" (ID), Andrew Petto and Laurie Godfrey here update their original 1983 collection of counterarguments to ID proponents like ... (Read More)
 
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