History & Philosophy
epub |eng | 2019-07-24 | Author:Publishing, Pottermore

Even though they were dolls, they weren’t created as playthings for a child’s bedroom, but as a centrepiece at social events where guests and friends could rip off a strip ...
( Category: Astronomy September 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-09-15 | Author:McCain, Kevin;Kampourakis, Kostas;

7The perception of these practices has varied over time. For example, before the digital age, when it could be much more difficult than it is today to locate literature on ...
( Category: History & Philosophy September 16,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-07-14 | Author:Amir Alexander [Alexander, Amir]

Pariah in Paris In 1838 the Duke of Bordeaux reached majority, ending Cauchy’s role at the exiled court. Eight long years of exile had taken their toll on the mathematician, ...
( Category: Folklore & Mythology September 12,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-27 | Author:Bryan Walsh [Walsh, Bryan]

DISEASE Twenty-First-Century Plague The existential threats I’ve covered in this book are either historical or theoretical. I haven’t lived through an asteroid strike or a supereruption or a full-scale nuclear ...
( Category: Geology September 11,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-25 | Author:Carolyn Merchant

The earth, though notwithstanding it yieldeth thus naturally the richest and most precious commodities of all others, and is properly the fountain and mother of all the riches and abundance ...
( Category: Human Geography September 10,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Amir Alexander

THE MAN WHO KNEW HIS PLACE To say that André Le Nôtre was born to be a gardener is not metaphorical praise of his genius but a statement of fact. ...
( Category: Measurement September 10,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Daniel S. Milo

Figure 6.5. The C-value paradox demonstrates waste in nature: There is no correlation between genome size and organism complexity. The flower Utricularia gibba has 82 million DNA base pairs; Homo ...
( Category: Evolution September 10,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Richard Panek

* * * The German philosopher and physicist Ernst Mach was not the voice of Reason. By the time he had risen to prominence, in the 1870s, the Enlightenment and ...
( Category: Physics September 8,2019 )
epub |eng | 2014-11-04 | Author:Luke Dormehl [Dormehl, Luke]

The Prius and the Learning Tree On the surface, the idea that we should be able to enforce laws by algorithm makes a lot of sense. Since legal reasoning is ...
( Category: Discrete Mathematics September 6,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Lee McIntyre

6 How the Scientific Attitude Transformed Modern Medicine It is easy to appreciate the difference that the scientific attitude can make in transforming a previously undisciplined field into one of ...
( Category: History & Philosophy September 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2014-03-23 | Author:Ken Coates [Coates, Ken]

Endnote – Chapter 3 1. On existentialism see Introduction. 2. See e.g. Sartre (1948), Camus (1975). On Heidegger see Watts (2001). On Unamuno, Camus and Cioran see Dienstag (2006). See ...
( Category: History & Philosophy September 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-11-08 | Author:Richard Koch

Eliminate or reduce the low-value activities For the 80 percent of activities that give you only 20 percent of results, the ideal is to eliminate them. You may need to ...
( Category: Management September 5,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:David Warmflash

1945 OPERATION OVERCAST In 1945, the US began Operation Overcast to locate German technical specialists in various fields. Authorized by President Harry Truman (1884–1972) and later renamed Operation Paperclip, the ...
( Category: Astronautics & Space Flight September 5,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Ken Ono & Amir D Aczel [Ono, Ken & Aczel, Amir D]

I enrolled in challenging math courses my senior year, and I made it a point to stand out. I sat in the front row. I did all the homework. I ...
( Category: Number Theory September 5,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-07-29 | Author:John Gribbin & Adam Hook

The ‘Darwinian Revolution’ Charles Lyell: his life – His travels in Europe and study of geology – He publishes the Principles of Geology – Lyell’s thoughts on species – Theories ...
( Category: Biology September 4,2019 )