The Rational Optimist

Author: Matt Ridley
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062025371
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This bold book covers the entire sweep of human history, from the Stone Age to the Internet, from the stagnation of the Ming empire to the invention of the steam engine, from the population explosion to the likely consequences of climate ...

Rational Ritual

Author: Michael Suk-Young Chwe
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691158282
Size: 65.84 MB
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"--Masahiro Aoki, Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo "This is a very compelling and original work. It is the best conceptual book I have read in economics in several years.

The Evolution Of Everything

Author: Matt Ridley
Publisher: Fourth Estate
ISBN: 9780007542475
Size: 61.82 MB
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" From the industrial revolution and the rise of China, to urbanisation and the birth of bitcoin, Matt Ridley demolishes conventional assumptions that the great events and trends of our day are dictated by those on high.

Making Sense Of People

Author: Samuel Barondes
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 9780132172875
Size: 31.71 MB
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Those looking for traditional "self-help" advice won't find it here, but this book clearly lays the groundwork for deeper human interaction and better life relationships.

Doing Capitalism In The Innovation Economy

Author: William H. Janeway
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107031257
Size: 59.40 MB
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A unique insight into the interaction between the state, financiers and entrepreneurs in the modern innovation economy.

Swift Arrow

Author: Josephine Cunnington Edwards
Publisher: TEACH Services, Inc.
ISBN: 1572580801
Size: 55.53 MB
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Disaster struck when two young boys were stolen by Indians, one being Marcus' son George. This is a true account of his life with this Indian tribe, his eventual escape and journey back home.

Do Humankind S Best Days Lie Ahead

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1786070774
Size: 50.97 MB
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And we used to.” - Steven Pinker “The idea that because things have gotten better in the past they will continue to do so in the future is a fallacy I would have thought confined to the lower reaches of Wall Street.” - Malcolm ...

Nature Via Nurture

Author: Matt Ridley
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060006781
Size: 77.90 MB
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Documents the 2001 discovery that there are fewer genes in a human genome than previously thought and considers the argument that nurture elements are also largely responsible for human behavior.

The Dream Machine

Author: M. Mitchell Waldrop
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN:
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A study of the evolution of the modern computer profiles the work of MIT psychologist J. C. R. Licklider, whose visionary dream of a "human-computer symbiosis" transformed the course of modern science and led to the development of the ...

Classical Electromagnetism In A Nutshell

Author: Anupam Kumar Garg
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691130183
Size: 67.39 MB
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I want to compliment the author on the obvious care and expertise with which he assembled this text. If I were to teach a yearlong graduate-level electromagnetism course, I would use this book.