The Mystery of the Quantum World, Second Edition … solid and reliable.
-The Good Book Guide
… an excellent introduction to an interesting and ongoing field of research in physics for those who have some knowledge of quantum theory.
-A. Davies, Australian and New Zealand Physicist
… a splendid book … a good reference for current undergraduates...
Conscience: The Origins of Moral Intuition
How do we determine right from wrong? Conscience illuminates the answer through science and philosophy.
In her brilliant work Touching a Nerve, Patricia S. Churchland, the distinguished founder of neurophilosophy, drew from scientific research on the brain to understand its...
Euclidean & Non-Euclidean Geometries: Development and History
This is the definitive presentation of the history, development and philosophical significance of non-Euclidean geometry as well as of the rigorous foundations for it and for elementary Euclidean geometry, essentially according to Hilbert. Appropriate for liberal arts students, prospective high school teachers, math. majors, and even bright high...
The Machine Question: Critical Perspectives on AI, Robots, and Ethics
One of the enduring concerns of moral philosophy is deciding who or what is deserving of ethical consideration. Much recent attention has been devoted to the "animal question" -- consideration of the moral status of nonhuman animals. In this book, David Gunkel takes up the "machine question": whether and to what extent...
Algorithms in Modern Mathematics and Computer Science: Proceedings, Urgench
Some TIME ago a group of mathematicians and computer scientists (including the editors
of this volume) thought of making a scientific pilgrimage to the birthplace of al-Khw&rizmf,
the outstanding ninth-century mathematician who gave his name to the word "algorithm".
As his name indicates, al-Khwarizmi came from the Khorezm...
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