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Sexing the Body

Anne Fausto-Sterling, Basic Books (2020)
Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality

Is sexual identity biologically determined or a product of social convention? In this brilliant and provocative classic, the distinguished feminist scholar Anne Fausto-Sterling argues that even the most fundamental knowledge about... Zobraziť viac

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21,95€
19,76€

Lost in Math

Sabine Hossenfelder, Basic Books (2020)
How Beauty Leads Physics Astray

In this "provocative" book (New York Times), a contrarian physicist argues that her field's modern obsession with beauty has given us wonderful math but bad science... Zobraziť viac

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17,95€
16,16€

Europe's Last Chance

Europe's Last Chance

Guy Verhofstadt, Basic Books (2017)
Why the European States Must Form a More Perfect Union

Europe is caught in its greatest crisis since the Second World War. The catalogue of ills seems endless: an economic crisis... Zobraziť viac

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26,51€

Lost Kingdom

Serhii Plokhy, Basic Books (2017)
The Quest for Empire and the Making of the Russian Nation

From a preeminent scholar of Eastern Europe, a new history of Russian imperialism. In 2014, Russia annexed the Crimea and attempted to seize a portion of Ukraine. While the world watched in outrage... Zobraziť viac

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31,50€
28,35€

The Socialist Manifesto

Bhaskar Sunkara, Basic Books (2020)
The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality

A "razor-sharp" introduction to this political and economic ideology makes a galvanizing argument for modern socialism (Naomi Klein) — and explains how its core tenets could effect positive change in America and worldwide... Zobraziť viac

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17,95€
16,16€

Deadly Choices

Deadly Choices

Paul A. Offit, Basic Books (2012)
How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All

In 2010, California suffered the largest and deadliest outbreak of pertussis, also known as “whooping cough,” in more than fifty years. This tragedy was avoidable. An effective vaccine has been available since the 1940s.... Zobraziť viac

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17,99€

Crossfire

Crossfire

Jim Marrs, Basic Books (2013)
Basic Books: What really happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963? Was the assassination of John F. Kennedy simply the work...

What really happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963? Was the assassination of John F. Kennedy simply the work of a warped, solitary young man, or was something more nefarious afoot? Pulling together a wealth of evidence, ... Zobraziť viac

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26,71€

Feynman Lectures on Physics: Mainly Electromagnetism and Matter

Feynman Lectures on Physics: Mainly Electromagnetism and Matter

The whole thing was basically an experiment, Richard Feynman said late in his career, looking back on the origins of his lectures. The experiment turned out to be hugely successful, ... Zobraziť viac

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42,78€

Feynman Lectures on Physics: Mainly Mechanics, Radiation, and Heat

Feynman Lectures on Physics: Mainly Mechanics, Radiation, and Heat

The novel approach in Volume III rounds out and builds upon the material developed in the earlier lectures, while remaining independent of the first two... Zobraziť viac

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51,32€

Measure of the Earth

Measure of the Earth

Larrie D. Ferreiro, Basic Books (2013)
The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World

In the 18th century, Europe's scientific community was torn between two opposing theories: Descartes' argument that the Earth was spherical, and Newton's contention that it was flattened at the poles. Recognizing that the answer was the key ... Zobraziť viac

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16,99€

Letters to a Young Contrarian

Letters to a Young Contrarian

In the book that he was born to write, provocateur and best-selling author Christopher Hitchens inspires future generations... Zobraziť viac

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19,05€

Mortal Republic

Edward J. Watts, Basic Books (2020)
How Rome Fell into Tyranny

In Mortal Republic, prize-winning historian Edward J. Watts offers a new history of the fall of the Roman Republic that explains why Rome exchanged freedom for autocracy. For centuries, even as Rome grew into the Mediterranean's premier military... Zobraziť viac

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16,95€
15,26€

Hidden Games

How game theory - the ultimate theory of rationality - explains irrational behaviour... Zobraziť viac

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20,95€
18,86€

The Spinoza Problem

The Spinoza Problem

When sixteen-year-old Alfred Rosenberg is called into his headmaster's office for anti-Semitic remarks he made during a school speech, he is forced, as punishment, to memorize passages about Spinoza from the autobiography of the German poet Goethe... Zobraziť viac

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18,99€

The Drama of the Gifted Child

The Drama of the Gifted Child

Alice Miller, Basic Books (2008)
The Search for the True Self

Miller's wide and profound book about childhood trauma has provided thousands of readers with guidance and hope, and is essential reading for those interested in psychology, psychotherapy, and more. Zobraziť viac

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25,99€

So You Want to Talk About Race

In So You Want to Talk About Race, editor-at-large of The Establishment Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America, addressing head-on such issues as privilege... Zobraziť viac

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10,95€
9,86€

False Alarm

Bjorn Lomborg, Basic Books (2020)
How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planet

With hurricanes battering coast lines, sea level rise threatening entire countries with extinction and wildfires raging across broad swaths of America and the planet, it is hardly surprising that countering global warming... Zobraziť viac

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28,50€
25,65€

In Defense of Troublemakers

Charlan Nemeth, Basic Books (2018)
The Power of Dissent in Life and Business

We've decided by consensus that consensus is good. In In Defense of Troublemakers, psychologist Charlan Nemeth argues that... Zobraziť viac

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27,00€
24,30€

The Model Thinker

Scott E. Page, Basic Books (2019)
What You Need to Know to Make Data Work for You

Data, data, data: It's all one ever hears about these days. Science is all about big data. Our bosses call out for analytics, whatever those might be.And everyone wants to predict what will happen next. Can we accurately predict if a company's ... Zobraziť viac

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31,95€
28,76€

A Thousand Brains

Jeff Hawkins, Basic Books (2021)
A New Theory of Intelligence

For all we hear of neuroscience's great advances, the field has generated more questions than answers. We know that the brain combines sensory input from all over your body into a single perception, but not how. We think brains "compute" in some sense... Zobraziť viac

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28,95€
26,06€