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We Have No Idea

Author : Jorge Cham
ISBN : 9780735211537
Genre : Science
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Prepare to learn everything we still don’t know about our strange and mysterious universe Humanity's understanding of the physical world is full of gaps. Not tiny little gaps you can safely ignore —there are huge yawning voids in our basic notions of how the world works. PHD Comics creator Jorge Cham and particle physicist Daniel Whiteson have teamed up to explore everything we don't know about the universe: the enormous holes in our knowledge of the cosmos. Armed with their popular infographics, cartoons, and unusually entertaining and lucid explanations of science, they give us the best answers currently available for a lot of questions that are still perplexing scientists, including: * Why does the universe have a speed limit? * Why aren't we all made of antimatter? * What (or who) is attacking Earth with tiny, superfast particles? * What is dark matter, and why does it keep ignoring us? It turns out the universe is full of weird things that don't make any sense. But Cham and Whiteson make a compelling case that the questions we can't answer are as interesting as the ones we can. This fully illustrated introduction to the biggest mysteries in physics also helpfully demystifies many complicated things we do know about, from quarks and neutrinos to gravitational waves and exploding black holes. With equal doses of humor and delight, Cham and Whiteson invite us to see the universe as a possibly boundless expanse of uncharted territory that's still ours to explore.

The Works Of Thomas Reid

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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding To Which Are Now First Added I An Analysis Of Mr Locke S Doctrine Of Ideas C Incl Some Extr From The Author S Works

Author : John Locke
ISBN : OXFORD:600068468
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Thomas Brown

Author : Thomas Dixon
ISBN : 9781845404345
Genre : Philosophy
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Thomas Brown (1778–1820), Professor of Moral Philosophy in Edinburgh, was among the most prominent and widely read British philosophers of the first half of the nineteenth century. An influential interpreter of both Hume and Reid, Brown provided a bridge between the Scottish school of 'Common Sense' and the later positivism of John Stuart Mill and others. The selections in this volume illustrate Brown's original ideas about mental science, cause and effect, emotions and ethics. They are preceded by an introduction situating Brown's career and writings in their intellectual and historical context.

Berkeley S Philosophy Of Spirit

Author : Talia Mae Bettcher
ISBN : 9781441164490
Genre : Philosophy
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This book tackles some of the deepest problems in Berkeley's philosophy by providing a fresh interpretation of Berkeley's core ontological doctrines and their relationship to his views about self-consciousness. Berkeley, the author argues, is led to adopt a new model of self-consciousness because he rejects the basic metaphysics of many of his predecessors. This new model of self-consciousness provides the foundation for Berkeley's own ontological framework. Bettcher's interpretation provides answers to long-standing questions about Berkeley's traditionally derided views about mind, offers an elegant treatment of Berkeley's core metaphysical views more generally, and illuminates Berkeley's innovative attempt to address the important philosophical and theological issues of his day. Moreover, Bettcher shows the importance of Berkeley's philosophy of spirit to the perplexing thesis that the subject of experience is somehow mysteriously elusive. She argues that Berkeley can be seen as a transitional figure with respect to the older philosophical concept of 'subject' (as a metaphysical supporter of properties) and the more modern philosophical concept of 'subject (as opposed to 'object'). She provides a re-reading of Hume's famous claim that when he turned reflection upon himself, he could perceive only perceptions and sheds new light on the notion of a 'subject of experience'. The book will be of substantial interest both to Berkeley scholars and to philosophers concerned with contemporary discussions of self-consciousness.

Essays On The Active Powers Of The Human Mind

Author : Thomas Reid
ISBN : NYPL:33433070238559
Genre : Free will and determinism
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Hearings Relating To H R 15626 H R 15649 H R 16613 H R 16757 H R 15018 H R 15092 H R 15229 H R 15272 H R 15336 And H R 15828 Amending The Subversive Activities Control Act Of 1950

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities
ISBN : PSU:000012973545
Genre : Communism
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding Eleventh Edition Etc

Author : John Locke
ISBN : BL:A0025128864
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Fancy And Philosophy

Author : William Dexter Wilson
Genre : First philosophy
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The Philosophical Writings Of Descartes

Author : René Descartes
ISBN : 9781107268197
Genre : Philosophy
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These two volumes provide a translation of the philosophical works of Descartes, based on the best available Latin and French texts. They are intended to replace the only reasonably comprehensive selection of his works in English, by Haldane and Ross, first published in 1911. All the works included in that edition are translated here, together with a number of additional texts crucial for an understanding of Cartesian philosophy, including important material from Descartes' scientific writings. The result should meet the widespread demand for an accurate and authoritative edition of Descartes' philosophical writings in clear and readable modern English.


Author : United States. Industrial Commission
ISBN : UIUC:30112041841930
Genre : United States
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Elinor Wonders Why Hiding In Plain Sight

Author : Jorge Cham
ISBN : 9781525306198
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A brand-new early reader graphic novel series based on the acclaimed PBS Kids TV show. Elinor the rabbit is curious about everything. She loves to “follow her curiosity,” make observations and test her ideas as she explores nature’s mysteries. One day, Elinor’s curiosity is piqued when she and her friends Olive (an elephant) and Ari (a bat) are playing hide-and-seek. Though the friends keep choosing perfect hiding spots, the goat twins keep finding them! And quickly! How can they make themselves harder to find? Is the solution hiding in plain sight? Kids will be thrilled to discover how animals use camouflage: it’s been right in front of their noses the whole time!

The Northern Rhodesia Journal

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ISBN : IND:30000117855506
Genre : Zambia
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Official Report Of The Standing Committees

Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
ISBN : PSU:000009406438
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Elinor Wonders Why How To Carry A Cupcake

Author : Jorge Cham
ISBN : 9781525306228
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Elinor and her friends look to nature to solve a squishy problem. Elinor, Ari and Olive want to bring a cupcake to school to give to Ms. Mole for her birthday. But the last time Olive brought a cupcake, it got squished in her book bag. So Elinor and her friends need to figure out how to stop the squish and get the cupcake safely to school. They notice some animals, such as turtles and armadillos, are protected by hard shells. Coconuts are, too. Hmm, has this given Elinor a perfect idea for transporting Ms. Mole’s cupcake? Saved by the shell! Kids will be cheering for the friends’ ingenuity - and their cupcake!

Elinor Wonders Why Bugging Out

Author : Jorge Cham
ISBN : 9781525306211
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Elinor learns about butterflies as she makes her costume for Insect Day. Elinor knows just what type of insect she’s going to be for Insect Day: a butterfly! She knows a lot about butterflies. She plans how she’ll make her costume, with her dad’s help: cutting cardboard, painting the wings and gluing the parts together. But there’s something she needs to find out first. She knows butterflies have two antennae and four wings. But how many legs do they have? Luckily, Elinor is a pro at making observations. With her magnifying glass in hand, she goes to the garden in search of answers - and finds some new questions along the way! Insects are intriguing when it’s Elinor doing the explaining!

Convention Proceedings Of The International Union Allied Industrial Workers Of America Affiliated With The American Federation Of Labor And Congress Of Industrial Organizations

Author : International Union, Allied Industrial Workers of America. Convention
ISBN : CORNELL:31924112275999
Genre : Labor unions
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House Of Commons Debates

Author : Canada. Parliament. House of Commons
ISBN : NWU:35556033646027
Genre : Canada
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European Option Markets A New Approach To Investment

Author : J.Elmer Swanson
ISBN : CORNELL:31924017018205
Genre : Business & Economics
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Oversight Hearings On The Implementation Of Indian Education Amendments

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education
ISBN : STANFORD:36105045249542
Genre : Government publications
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