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Download Cosmos & Culture: Cultural Evolution in a Cosmic Context

Cosmos & Culture: Cultural Evolution in a Cosmic Context

Culture | 6 | 12-01-2018, 17:53

Author: Mark L. Lupisella and Steven J. Dick  |  Isbn: 978-1511948500  |  File size: 4 Mb  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 365  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Cosmic evolution, the idea that the universe and its constituent parts are constantly evolving, has become widely accepted only in the last 50 years. It is no coincidence that this acceptance parallels the span of the Space Age. Although cosmic evolution...

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Plants, People & Places by Marco Madella et al (.ePUB)

Educational | 19 | 30-12-2017, 10:35

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 28.6 MB Overview: Phytoliths - rigid microscopic bodies that occur in most plant species - have gone a long way since that day when Darwin became curious about a fine powder deposited on the instruments of the HMS Beagle. This fascinating subject started because of curiosity, and in that respect it was a good start since curiosity is probably the most important drive behind first-rate research. Fortunately curiosity is still present in phytolith research; the articles in this...

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Beyond Words: What Animals Think & Feel

Animals | 11 | 17-10-2017, 16:45

Author: Carl Safina  |  Isbn: 9781494562540  |  File size: 3.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 480  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI, AZW3  |  Category: Animals Carl Safina's books contain a crucial jewel that refracts the experience of nature in a new and truthful way. In this emotional and scientific adventure, Safina somehow manages to produce a view of animal intelligence that is genuinely new, and truly enlightening....

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Abenteuer Am Amazonas Und Am Rio Negro

Travel | 21 | 23-09-2017, 16:12

Author: Alfred Russel Wallace  |  Isbn: 978-3869710853  |  File size: 4.5 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 624  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Travel Sammler des verlorenen Schatzes Ein waghalsiger Forscher begibt sich auf eine der abenteuerlichsten Expeditionen, die es je gab: Alfred Russel Wallace und seine Forschungsreise ins Amazonasgebiet. Auf eigene Faust bricht der Naturenthusiast Alfred Russel Wallace im...

Download Australien, Wildwest: Mit Dem Jeep Durch Das Never-never Land Von Helga Und Jürgen Bertram

Australien, Wildwest: Mit Dem Jeep Durch Das Never-never Land Von Helga Und Jürgen Bertram

Travel | 17 | 22-09-2017, 19:35

Author: Jürgen Bertram  |  Isbn: 978-3891366875  |  File size: 4.1 MB  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Travel Inhalt: Helga und Jürgen Bertram haben sich auf den Weg quer durch Australien gemacht. Sie begannen ihre Reise in Darwin im Northern Territory, fuhren über Kakadu, Daly Waters und Heartbreak ins Zentrum des roten Kontinents, verbrachten Zeit in Alice Springs, Kings Creek,...

Download Airline Deregulation & Laissez-faire Mythology

Airline Deregulation & Laissez-faire Mythology

Business | 101 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Andrew R Goetz and Paul S Dempsey  |  Isbn: 978-0899306933  |  File size: 22.2 MB  |  Year: 1992  |  Pages: 392  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Business Airline deregulation is a failure, conclude Professors Dempsey and Goetz. They assault the conventional wisdom in this provocative book, finding that the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978, championed by a profound political movement which also advocated...

Download Hunting Down Social Darwinism: Will This Canard Go Extinct?

Hunting Down Social Darwinism: Will This Canard Go Extinct?

Philosophy | 151 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Stuart K. Hayashi  |  Isbn: 9780739186701  |  File size: 2.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 420  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Hunting Down Social Darwinism is the third and final installment in the trilogy, The Nature of Liberty. The trilogy gives a secular, ethical defense of laissez-faire capitalism, inspired by Ayn Rand’s ideas. The trilogy’s first book, The Freedom of Peaceful...

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The Fourth Revolution: How The Infosphere Is Reshaping Human Reality

Philosophy | 181 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Luciano Floridi  |  Isbn: 9780199606726  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Who are we, and how do we relate to each other? Luciano Floridi, one of the leading figures in contemporary philosophy, argues that the explosive developments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) is changing the answer to these fundamental human...

Download On Flinching: Theatricality & Scientific Looking From Darwin To Shell-shock

On Flinching: Theatricality & Scientific Looking From Darwin To Shell-shock

Psychology | 129 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Tiffany Watt-Smith  |  Isbn: 978-0198700937  |  File size: 7.3 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Psychology While the end of the nineteenth century is often associated with the rise of objectivity and its ideal of a restrained observer, scientific experiments continued to create emotional, even theatrical, relationships between scientist and his subject. On Flinching...

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Understanding Moral Sentiments: Darwinian Perspectives?

Psychology | 62 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Hilary Putnam, Jeffrey P. Schloss, and Susan Neiman  |  Isbn: 9781412853965  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 273  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Psychology This volume brings together leading scholars to examine Darwinian perspectives on morality from widely ranging disciplines: evolutionary biology, anthropology, psychology, philosophy, and theology. They bring not only varied expertise,...

Download Evolution In Four Dimensions: Genetic, Epigenetic, Behavioral, & Symbolic Variation In The History Of Life, 2nd Edition

Evolution In Four Dimensions: Genetic, Epigenetic, Behavioral, & Symbolic Variation In The History Of Life, 2nd Edition

Biology | 170 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Anna Zeligowski, Eva Jablonka, and Marion J. Lamb  |  Isbn: 9780262525848  |  File size: 3.6 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 576  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biology This new edition of the widely read Evolution in Four Dimensions has been revised to reflect the spate of new discoveries in biology since the book was first published in 2005, offering corrections, an updated bibliography, and a...

Download The Vital Question: Why Is Life The Way It Is?

The Vital Question: Why Is Life The Way It Is?

Biology | 171 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Nick Lane  |  Isbn: 9781781250372  |  File size: 7.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI, AZW3  |  Category: Biology Why is life the way it is? Bacteria evolved into complex life just once in four billion years of life on earth-and all complex life shares many strange properties, from sex to ageing and death. If life evolved on other planets, would it be the same or completely...

Download The Finch Effect: The Five Strategies To Adapt & Thrive In Your Working Life

The Finch Effect: The Five Strategies To Adapt & Thrive In Your Working Life

Business | 190 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Nacie Carson  |  Isbn: 9781118134283  |  File size: 1.4 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 209  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: Business Evolve your work strategy and thrive in today's high-pressure economyAs Darwin famously observed, the beaks of each generation of Galapagos Island finches change to accommodate shifting food resources, allowing the birds to survive by adapting their capabilities to the...

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Emotion & Decision Making Explained

Psychology | 158 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Edmund T. Rolls  |  Isbn: 9780199659890  |  File size: 19.8 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 728  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Psychology What produces emotions? Why do we have emotions? How do we have emotions? Why doemotional states feel like something? What is the relation between emotion, and reward value, and subjective feelings of pleasure? How is the value of a good represented in the brain? Will...

Download America's Darwin: Darwinian Theory & U.S. Culture

America's Darwin: Darwinian Theory & U.S. Culture

Biology | 183 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Lydia Fisher and Tina Gianquitto  |  Isbn: 9780820346755  |  File size: 2.3 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biology While much has been written about the impact of Darwin’s theories on U.S. culture, and countless scholarly collections have been devoted to the science of evolution, few have addressed the specific details of Darwin’s theories as a cultural...

Download In Praise Of Darwin: George Romanes & The Evolution Of A Darwinian Believer

In Praise Of Darwin: George Romanes & The Evolution Of A Darwinian Believer

Biology | 72 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: J. David Pleins  |  Isbn: 9781623565541  |  File size: 2.8 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 416  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biology George John Romanes, close friend and colleague of Darwin, remains a misunderstood figure in the history of evolutionary science. Although his scientific contributions have been valued, his religious journey has been either neglected or misjudged. Typically scholars only...

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The Mathematics of Darwin's Legacy

Mathematics | 150 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Fabio A. C. C. Chalub and José Francisco Rodrigues  |  Isbn: 978-3034801218  |  File size: 6.1 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 296  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Mathematics The book presents a general overview of mathematical models in the context of evolution. It covers a wide range of topics such as population genetics, population dynamics, speciation, adaptive dynamics, game theory, kin selection,...

Download Denken Wie Einstein: Was Wir Von Den Klügsten Köpfen Der Geschichte Lernen Können

Denken Wie Einstein: Was Wir Von Den Klügsten Köpfen Der Geschichte Lernen Können

Philosophy | 76 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Shai Tubali and Theresa Bäuerlein  |  Isbn: 978-3455503661  |  File size: 786.1 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Bewegten sich geniale Denker wie Albert Einstein, Sokrates oder Leonardo da Vinci in geistigen Höhen, die für die meisten von uns unerreichbar sind? Nein! Sie dachten nur anders als normale Menschen. Und von ihren Strategien, Probleme zu lösen, kann...

Download Rémi Pin, L’évolution : De Darwin Aux Dernières Découvertes

Rémi Pin, L’évolution : De Darwin Aux Dernières Découvertes

Biology | 122 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Rémi Pin  |  Isbn: 978-2353557011  |  File size: 58.7 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 162  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biology Très clair et passionnant sur Darwin, Mendel, etc… Hélas beaucoup moins sur l'évolution elle-même ! Noté quelques approximations et même une erreur grossière sur les dinos (le sujet que je connais le mieux), je ne sais pas si le reste est du même acabit, je ne peux pas juger…...

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The Crisis Of Reason: European Thought, 1848-1914

Philosophy | 82 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: J. W. Burrow  |  Isbn: 9780300097184  |  File size: 653.3 KB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy This elegantly written book explores the history of ideas in Europe from the revolutions of 1848 to the beginning of the First World War. Broader than a straight survey, deeper and richer than a textbook, this work seeks to place the reader in the position of an informed...

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Very Short Introductions: Philosophy

Philosophy | 154 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Maurice West  |  Isbn: 978-0192854216  |  File size: 1.8 MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy How ought we to live? What really exists? How do we know? This book introduces important themes in ethics, knowledge, and the self, via readings from Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hegel, Darwin, and Buddhist writers. It emphasizes throughout the point of studying...

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Money Awards In Contract Law

Economics | 181 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: David Winterton  |  Isbn: 9781849464574  |  File size: 1.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 317  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Economics The quantification of contractual money awards is a topic of both significant theoretical interest and immense practical importance. Recent debates have ranged from the availability of gain-based relief to the basis for principles of remoteness and mitigation. While these...

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Nature's Nether Regions

Biology | 127 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Menno Schilthuizen  |  Isbn: 9780670785919  |  File size: 2.5 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biology The story of evolution as you’ve never heard it before What’s the easiest way to tell species apart? Check their genitals. Researching private parts was long considered taboo, but scientists are now beginning to understand that the wild diversity of sex...

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On Aristotle: Saving Politics From Philosophy

Philosophy | 66 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Alan Ryan  |  Isbn: 9780871407061  |  File size: 920.1 KB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy An essential, comprehensive, and accessible guide to the life and works of Aristotle. In On Aristotle: Saving Politics from Philosophy, Alan Ryan examines Plato's most famous student and sharpest critic, whose writing has helped shape over two millennia of Western...

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Microbes & Evolution: The World That Darwin Never Saw

Biology | 114 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Roberto Kolter and Stanley Maloy  |  Isbn: 9781555815400  |  File size: 7.3 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 325  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biology Explore the fundamental role of microbes in the natural history of our planet…Inspired by a 2009 colloquium on microbial evolution convened at the Galapagos Islands, Microbes and Evolution continues to celebrate Charles Darwin and his landmark book On the...


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