Ideas Books

Ideas Books

Por Craig Barfoot
En Ideas Books

Steven J. Alvarez: Selling War - A Critical Look at the Military's PR Machine

Today's conversation with retired US Army Major Steven J. Alvarez focuses on Steve's ideas of...

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Meg Leta Jones: Ctrl + Z - The Right To Be Forgotten

Technology and Communications expert Meg Leta Jones discusses her new book, Ctrl + Z The...

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Sean B Carroll: The Serengeti Rules - The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters

  Sean B. Carroll is an award-winning scientist, writer, educator, and executive...

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Will Atkinson: Class

Class is not only amongst the oldest and most controversial of all concepts in social science, but a topic which has...

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Ernest Naylor: Moonstruck, How Lunar Cycles Affect Life

Throughout history, the influence of the full Moon on humans and animals has featured in folklore and myths. Yet it...

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Mike Gonzales: The Last Drop, The Politics of Water

The one indispensable resource, water is increasingly controlled and even owned by private capital. By 2012, water...

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Frank Wilczek: A Beautiful Question, Finding Natures Deep Design

Nobel Prize winning physicist Frank Wilczek argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe, a...

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Jeremy Taylor: Body by Darwin, How Evolution Shapes Our Health and Transforms Medicine

Jeremy Taylor argues in Body by Darwin, that we can trace the roots of many medical conditions through our...

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Julian Assange: The Wikileaks Files, The World According to US Empire

An interview with WikiLeaks cofounder Julian Assange. Wikileaks came to prominence in 2010 with the release of...

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Jamie Holmes: Nonsense, The Power of Not Knowing

A look at the surprising upside of ambiguity—and how, properly harnessed, it can inspire learning, creativity, even...

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Joanne Entwistle: The Fashioned Body

The Fashioned Body provides a wide-ranging and original overview of fashion and dress from an historical and...

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Jedediah Purdy: After Nature, A Politics for the Anthropocene

Nature no longer exists apart from humanity. Henceforth, the world we will inhabit is the one we have made....

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Kevin Carey: The End of College

From a renowned education writer comes a paradigm-shifting examination of the rapidly changing world of college that...

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Episode 10: John Fialka, Car Wars

The resurgence of the electric car in modern life is a tale of adventurers, men and women who bucked the complete...

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Episode 10: John Fialka, Car Wars

The resurgence of the electric car in modern life is a tale of adventurers, men and women who bucked the complete...

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Episode 9: Alvin Roth, Who Gets What and Why

Nobel Prize winner Alvin E Roth reveals the often surprising rules that govern a vast array of activities—both...

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Episode 8: Enrique Martinez Celaya, On Art and Mindfulness

In, On Art and Mindfulness, world-renowned artist and teacher Enrique Martínez Celaya shares his views and...

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Episode 7: Daniel Bell, The China Model

Westerners tend to divide the political world into "good" democracies and "bad" authoritarian regimes. But the...

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Episode 6: Donald Prothero, The Story of Life in 25 Fossils

The twenty-five fossils portrayed in this book catch animals in their evolutionary splendor as they transition from...

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Episode 5: Mary Looman, A country Called Prison

The United States is the world leader in incarcerating citizens. 707 people out of every 100,000 are imprisoned. If...

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