Not A Scientist

Author: Dave Levitan
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ISBN: 9780393353327
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An eye-opening tour of the political tricks that subvert scientific progress.

Brilliant Blunders

Author: Mario Livio
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439192375
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But the mistakes that these great scientists made helped science to advance. Indeed, as Mario Livio explains in this fascinating book, science thrives on error; it advances when erroneous ideas are disproven.

Mistakes Were Made But Not By Me

Author: Carol Tavris
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547416032
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Mistakes were made—but not in this book!” —Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness Why is it so hard to say “I made a mistake”—and really believe it?

The Seasons Alter How To Save Our Planet In Six Acts

Author: Philip Kitcher
Publisher: Liveright Publishing
ISBN: 1631492845
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Now, in this groundbreaking new work, two of our most renowned thinkers present the realities of global warming in the most human of terms—everyday conversation—showing us how to convince even the most stubborn of skeptics as to why we ...

Zebra Stripes

Author: Tim Caro
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022641101X
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It is a challenge to test these proposals on large animals living in the wild, but using a combination of careful observations, simple field experiments, comparative information, and logic, Caro concludes that black-and-white stripes are an ...

Ten Philosophical Mistakes

Author: Mortimer J. Adler
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439105065
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An illuminating critique of modern thought from America's "Philosopher for Everyman" (Time). Ten Philosophical Mistakes examines ten errors in modern thought and shows how they have led to serious consequences in our everyday lives.

Pandora S Lab

Author: Paul A. Offit
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426217986
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These are today's sins of science--as deplorable as mistaken past ideas about advocating racial purity or using lobotomies as a cure for mental illness.

Einstein S Mistakes The Human Failings Of Genius

Author: Hans C. Ohanian
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393070422
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As this book persuasively argues, the defining hallmark of Einstein’s genius was not any special mathematical ability but an uncanny talent to use his mistakes as stepping stones to formulate his revolutionary theories. “[A] clear ...