One, its fundamental ideas, three is David Berlinski’s captivating exploration of the foundation of mathematics, Two, and why they matter. By unraveling the complex answers to these most elementary questions—What is a number? How do addition, subtraction, and other functions actually work? What are geometry and logic?—Berlinski reveals the intricacy behind their seemingly simple exteriors.
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The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and its Scientific PretensionsBasic Books #ad - In recent years richard dawkins, sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, and Christopher Hitchens have produced a steady stream of best-selling books denigrating religious belief. Bestselling author david Berlinski's wise and witty assault on the pretensions of the scientific atheistsMilitant atheism is on the rise.
Bestselling author David Berlinski's wise and witty assault on the pretensions of the scientific atheists. The devil's delusion is a brilliant, incisive, and funny book that explores the limits of science and the pretensions of those who insist it is the ultimate touchstone for understanding our world. These authors are merely the leading edge of a larger movement that includes much of the scientific community.
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Human NatureDiscovery Institute #ad - In this wide-ranging work polymath david berlinski draws upon history, mathematics, yes, and moments of sublime insight, logic, nobility, and literature to retrain our gaze on an old truth many are eager to forget: there is and will be about the human condition beauty, but also ignorance and depravity.
. Human nature eviscerates these and other doctrines of a contemporary nihilism masquerading as science. Bestselling author David Berlinski's wise and witty assault on the pretensions of the scientific atheists. Conventional wisdom holds that the murder rate has plummeted since the Middle Ages; humankind is growing more peaceful and enlightened; man is shortly to be much improved—better genes, better neural circuits, better biochemistry; and we are approaching a technological singularity that well may usher in utopia.
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A Tour of the CalculusVintage #ad - Were it not for the calculus, mathematicians would have no way to describe the acceleration of a motorcycle or the effect of gravity on thrown balls and distant planets, or to prove that a man could cross a room and eventually touch the opposite wall. Just how calculus makes these things possible and in doing so finds a correspondence between real numbers and the real world is the subject of this dazzling book by a writer of extraordinary clarity and stylistic brio.
An odd and tantalizing book by a writer who takes immense pleasure in this great mathematical tool, and tries to create it in others. New york times book review bestselling author David Berlinski's wise and witty assault on the pretensions of the scientific atheists. Even as he initiates us into the mysteries of real numbers, functions, Berlinski explores the furthest implications of his subject, and limits, revealing how the calculus reconciles the precision of numbers with the fluidity of the changing universe.
The Deniable DarwinDiscovery Institute #ad - David berlinski, writes about three profound mysteries: the existence of the human mind, the existence and diversity of living creatures, a Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute, and the existence of matter. Bestselling author David Berlinski's wise and witty assault on the pretensions of the scientific atheists.
Berlinski's other books include the devil's Delusion: Atheism and Its Scientific Pretensions, Newton's Gift, and A Tour of the Calculus. In this collection of essays, Dr.
Darwin's Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent DesignHarperOne #ad - Bestselling author David Berlinski's wise and witty assault on the pretensions of the scientific atheists. During the last half century, biologists have come to appreciate the central importance of biological information—stored in DNA and elsewhere in cells—to building animal forms. Expanding on the compelling case he presented in his last book, are best explained by intelligent design, as well as other mysterious features of the Cambrian event, Meyer argues that the origin of this information, Signature in the Cell, rather than purely undirected evolutionary processes.
In darwin’s Doubt, Stephen C. Though his theory could explain many facts, Darwin knew that there was a significant event in the history of life that his theory did not explain. Meyer tells the story of the mystery surrounding this explosion of animal life—a mystery that has intensified, not only because the expected ancestors of these animals have not been found, but because scientists have learned more about what it takes to construct an animal.
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Newton's Gift: How Sir Isaac Newton Unlocked the System of the WorldFree Press #ad - Sir isaac newton, creator of the first and perhaps most important scientific theory, is a giant of the scientific era. Condition: New. An edifying appreciation of Newton's greatest accomplishment, Newton's Gift is also a touching celebration of a transcendent man. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!
The story carries the reader from newton's unremarkable childhood to his awkward undergraduate days at Cambridge through the astonishing year in which, his Principia Mathematica, he laid the foundation for his system of the world, working alone, and to the subsequent monumental feuds that poisoned his soul and wearied his supporters.
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In this witty, engaging, and often moving examination of Newton's life, David Berlinski recovers the man behind the mathematical breakthroughs.
Infinite Ascent: A Short History of Mathematics Modern Library ChroniclesModern Library #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Here are pythagoras, master of the infinite; and gödel, who gave the world the very idea of a proof; Leibniz and Newton, co-discoverers of the calculus; Cantor, intoxicated by the mystical significance of numbers; Euclid, who in one magnificent proof placed everything in doubt.
Condition: New. Bestselling author David Berlinski's wise and witty assault on the pretensions of the scientific atheists. The elaboration of mathematical knowledge has meant nothing less than the unfolding of human consciousness itself. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Tracking provided on most orders.
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Berlinski focuses on the ten most important breakthroughs in mathematical history–and the men behind them. With his unmatched ability to make abstract ideas concrete and approachable, Berlinski both tells an engrossing tale and introduces us to the full power of what surely ranks as one of the greatest of all human endeavors.
The Advent of the Algorithm: The 300-Year Journey from an Idea to the ComputerHarvest #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Condition: New. Without the algorithm, there would have been no computer, no Internet, no virtual reality, no e-mail, or any other technological advance that we rely on every day. In the advent of the algorithm, history, david berlinski combines science, and math to explain and explore the intriguing story of how the algorithm was finally discovered by a succession of mathematicians and logicians, and how this paved the way for the digital age.
Isbn13: 9780743217767. A basic idea that proved elusive for hundreds of years and bent the minds of the greatest thinkers in the world, the algorithm is what made the modern world possible. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Tracking provided on most orders. Simply put, an algorithm is a set of instructions-it's the code that makes computers run.
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Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent DesignHarperOne #ad - Tracking provided on most orders. Signature in the cell is a defining work in the discussion of life’s origins and the question of whether life is a product of unthinking matter or of an intelligent mind. For those who may be sympathetic to id, this book is an engaging, eye-opening, and often eye-popping read” — American Spectator Named one of the top books of 2009 by the Times Literary Supplement London, on the fence, or merely curious, this controversial and compelling book from Dr.
If you enjoyed francis collins’s the language of God, you’ll find much to ponder—about evolution, DNA, and intelligent design—in Signature in the Cell. For those who disagree with ID, the powerful case Meyer presents cannot be ignored in any honest debate. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.
Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design #ad - Along the way, meyer argues that charles Darwin’s theory of evolution as expounded in The Origin of Species did not, in fact, refute ID. Bestselling author David Berlinski's wise and witty assault on the pretensions of the scientific atheists. Condition: New. Meyer presents a convincing new case for intelligent design ID, based on revolutionary discoveries in science and DNA.
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The Secrets of the Vaulted Sky: Astrology and the Art of PredictionHarcourt #ad - Isbn13: 9780743217767. Astrology began at the dawn of time and over the centuries became a complex system with gifted seers often achieving results of eerie accuracy. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Tracking provided on most orders. Condition: New. For most of recorded history, astrologers have been found at the elbows of the rich and the powerful.
However, newton's system of the world put an end to one aspect of the astrological tradition. David berlinski explains the power of humanity's oldest predictive system in this stunning and original new book. Used book in Good Condition. With a genius for storytelling and penetrating analysis, Berlinski explains how astrology works and how astrological ideas, although disguised, have reappeared in modern scientific theories.
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