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Monthly Archive for August, 2016

Download Scientific Babel How Science Was Done Before and After Global English by Michael D Gordin – 5 Star ReviewPDF Summary:divEnglish is the language of science today No matter which languages you know if you want your work seen studied and cited you need to publish in English But that hasnt always been the case [...]

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Download Sharks and People Exploring Our Relationship with the Most Feared Fish in the Sea by Thomas P Peschak – Sharks PDF Summary:DIVAt once feared and revered sharks have captivated people since our earliest human encounters Children and adults alike stand awed before aquarium shark tanks fascinated by the giant teeth and unnerving eyes And [...]

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Download How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind The Strange Career of Cold War Rationality by Michael D Gordin – 5 Star ReviewPDF Summary:divIn the United States at the height of the Cold War roughly between the end of World War II and the early 1980s a new project of redefining rationality commanded the attention of [...]

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Download Steps to an Ecology of Mind Collected Essays in Anthropology Psychiatry Evolution and Epistemology by Gregory Bateson – Oh NoPDF Summary:Gregory Bateson was a philosopher anthropologist photographer naturalist and poet as well as the husband and collaborator of Margaret Mead With a new foreword by his daughter Mary Katherine Bateson this classic anthology of [...]

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Download Life Atomic A History of Radioisotopes in Science and Medicine Synthesis by Angela N H Creager – Historians Angle On Isotope SciencePDF Summary:divAfter World War II the US Atomic Energy Commission AEC began mass-producing radioisotopes sending out nearly 64 000 shipments of radioactive materials to scientists and physicians by 1955 Even as the atomic [...]

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Download Birds People by Mark Cocker – An Instant Classic Indispensable To Anyone Interested In People And Nature PDF Summary:divBThe definitive groundbreaking book on the relationship between birds and humankind with contributions from more than 600 bird enthusiasts from all over the worldBDIVdiv DIVdivPart natural history and part cultural study this book describes and maps [...]

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Download Declamation on the Nobility and Preeminence of the Female Sex The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe by Henricus Cornelius Agrippa – Style Over Substance PDF Summary:DIVOriginally published in 1529 the iDeclamation on the Preeminence and Nobility of the Female Sexi argues that women are more than equal to men in all things that [...]

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