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1. The Singularity Is Near

The Singularity Is Near

When Humans Transcend Biology

Ray Kurzweil
George K. Wilson

 

A radical and optimistic view of the future course of human development from Ray Kurzweil, whom Bill Gates calls "the best person I know at predicting the future of artificial intelligence."

 

25 hrs

The Singularity Is Near

When Humans Transcend Biology

By Ray Kurzweil

Read By George K. Wilson

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EAN: 9781452671833

Pub Date: May 2011

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2. Life at the Speed of Light

Life at the Speed of Light

From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life

J. Craig Venter
Bob Souer

 

The renowned scientist and author of A Life Decoded examines the creation of life in the new field of synthetic genomics.

 

6 hrs and 57 min

Life at the Speed of Light

From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life

By J. Craig Venter

Read By Bob Souer

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EAN: 9781452665276

Pub Date: October 2013

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3. Phantoms in the Brain

Phantoms in the Brain

Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

V. S. Ramachandran, Sandra Blakeslee
Neil Shah

 

A brilliant "Sherlock Holmes" of neuroscience reveals the strangest cases he has solved, uncovering bold insights into deep and quirky questions of human nature few scientists have dared to address.

 

10 hrs and 48 min

Phantoms in the Brain

Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

By V. S. Ramachandran, Sandra Blakeslee

Read By Neil Shah

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EAN: 9781452668574

Pub Date: December 2013

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4. Bad Science

Bad Science

Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks

Ben Goldacre
Jonathan Cowley

 

Author Ben Goldacre exposes the epidemic of pseudoscience and gives listeners the tools they need to distinguish good science from nonsense.

 

9 hrs

Bad Science

Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks

By Ben Goldacre

Read By Jonathan Cowley

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EAN: 9781452655895

Pub Date: January 2012

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5. Physics for Future Presidents

Physics for Future Presidents

The Science Behind the Headlines

Richard A. Muller
Pete Larkin

 

Learn the science behind the headlines—the tools of terrorists, the dangers of nuclear power, and the reality of global warning, from author and physics professor Richard A. Muller.

 

10 hrs and 30 min

Physics for Future Presidents

The Science Behind the Headlines

By Richard A. Muller

Read By Pete Larkin

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EAN: 9781452652726

Pub Date: June 2011

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6. Beyond Good and Evil

Beyond Good and Evil

Friedrich Nietzsche
Steven Crossley

 

A foundation of existentialist thought, Friedrich Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil presents a scathing critique of traditional ideals of moral philosophy.

 

8 hrs

Beyond Good and Evil

By Friedrich Nietzsche

Read By Steven Crossley

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EAN: 9781452671642

Pub Date: March 2011

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7. Napoleon's Buttons

Napoleon's Buttons

17 Molecules That Changed History

Penny Le Couteur, Jay Burreson
Laural Merlington

 

A fascinating account of seventeen groups of molecules that have influenced the course of history, Napoleon's Buttons offers a new understanding of the shaping of civilization and the workings of the contemporary world.

 

11 hrs and 30 min

Napoleon's Buttons

17 Molecules That Changed History

By Penny Le Couteur, Jay Burreson

Read By Laural Merlington

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EAN: 9781452654591

Pub Date: October 2011

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8. Nicomachean Ethics

Nicomachean Ethics

Aristotle
Michael Prichard

 

Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, one of the most important works of Western philosophy, considers the age-old question of how men should best live and attain happiness.

 

9 hrs

Nicomachean Ethics

By Aristotle

Read By Michael Prichard

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EAN: 9781452671635

Pub Date: March 2011

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9. Fingerprints of God

Fingerprints of God

The Search for the Science of Spirituality

Barbara Bradley Hagerty
Cassandra Campbell

 

From the award-winning NPR religion correspondent comes a fascinating investigation of how science is seeking to answer the question that has puzzled humanity for generations: Can science explain God?

 

11 hrs

Fingerprints of God

The Search for the Science of Spirituality

By Barbara Bradley Hagerty

Read By Cassandra Campbell

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EAN: 9781400182107

Pub Date: May 2009

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10. The Age of Empathy

The Age of Empathy

Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

Frans de Waal
Alan Sklar

 

An engrossing, lucid exploration of the origins of human morality that challenges our most basic assumptions, from the world's leading primatologist.

 

10 hrs

The Age of Empathy

Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

By Frans de Waal

Read By Alan Sklar

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Pub Date: October 2009

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