Nick Bostrom - Philosophy - 2002 - 224 pages
Anthropic Bias explores how to reason when you suspect that your evidence is biased by "observation selection effects"--that is, evidence that has been filtered by the ...
Paul Parsons - Humor - 2012 - 304 pages
The Rough Guide to Surviving the End of the World is a light-hearted yet well-informed look at threats to the very existence of life on Earth, how we might be able to deal with ...
Robert Ehrlich - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2002 - 244 pages
Looks at nine dubious but popular scientific theories, including speculation that AIDS is not caused by HIV and oil is not a fossil fuel, and their possible significance.
Robert M. Hazen - Science - 1997 - 309 pages
Explores the unanswered questions of science, such as "Are we alone in the universe?" and "Can we unravel our genetic code?"