All Discussions Tagged 'science' (6)

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The Atheist Book Club @GoodReads.com

If anyone is interested, I'm part of an atheist book club on GoodReads.  We're currently reading The End of Faith by Sam Harris and getting…

Started by Donegal

8 Mar 28, 2012
Reply by Jessica

Brain Bugs: How the Brain’s Flaws Shape Our Lives, by Dean Buonomano

I’m just going to provide a quick review for this book. First, let me start with a description from Amazon.com:With its trillions of connec…

Started by A Former Member

0 Nov 10, 2011

Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software, by Steven Johnson

No single neuron in our brains is self-aware. Nor is any neuron aware of the brain’s system of organization. Individually, a neuron is usel…

Started by A Former Member

4 Sep 18, 2011
Reply by A Former Member

On Being Certain: Believing You Are Right Even When You're Not

How do we know what we know? And how do we know that we are correct? Typically, when we feel that we are correct.In On Being Certain, neuro…

Started by A Former Member

4 Jul 30, 2011
Reply by A Former Member

Science-fiction's subversive side

In an NPR podcast, science fiction author James Gunn and science fiction editor Amy H. Sturgis discuss the genre's origins and its subversi…

Started by Aiden

0 Sep 25, 2009

Complexity: A Guided Tour

a book review by James N. Gardner

Started by Aiden

1 Aug 1, 2009
Reply by A Former Member

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