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The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution
by David Wootton
A companion to such acclaimed works as The Age of Wonder, A Clockwork Universe, and Darwin’s Ghosts—a groundbreaking examination of the greatest event in history, the Scientific Revolution, and how it came to change the way we understand ourselves and our world.We live in a world transformed by scientific discovery. Yet today...
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Candide: and Related Texts (Hackett Classics)
by Voltaire
David Wootton's scalpel-sharp translation of Candide features a brilliant Introduction, a map of Candide's travels, and a selection of those writings of Voltaire, Leibniz, Pope and Rousseau crucial for fully appreciating this eighteenth-century satiric masterpiece that even today retains its celebrated bite.
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Politics, History and Current Events
Power, Pleasure, and Profit: Insatiable Appetities from Machiavelli to Madison
by David Wootton
David Wootton guides us through four centuries of Western thought to show how new ideas about politics, ethics, and economics stepped into a gap opened up by religious conflict and the Scientific Revolution. As ideas about godliness and Aristotelian virtue faded, theories about the rational pursuit of power, pleasure, and profit moved to...
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Categories: All Business, Investing and Leadership; All Politics, History and Current Events
The Prince (Hackett Classics)
by Niccolo Machiavelli
"This is an excellent, readable and vigorous translation of The Prince , but it is much more than simply a translation. The map, notes and guide to further reading are crisp, to-the-point and yet nicely comprehensive. The inclusion of the letter to Vettori is most welcome. But, above all, the Introduction is so gripping and lively that...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
Galileo: Watcher of the Skies
by David Wootton
“Demonstrates an awesome command of the vast Galileo literature . . . [Wootton] excels in boldly speculating about Galileo’s motives” ( The New York Times Book Review ).   Tackling Galileo as astronomer, engineer, and author, David Wootton places him at the center of Renaissance culture. He traces Galileo through his early...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
The Essential Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers (Hackett Classics)
by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, David Wootton
Here, in a single volume, is a selection of the classic critiques of the new Constitution penned by such ardent defenders of states’ rights and personal liberty as George Mason, Patrick Henry, and Melancton Smith; pro-Constitution writings by James Wilson and Noah Webster; and thirty-three of the best-known and most crucial Federalist...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
Bad Medicine: Doctors Doing Harm Since Hippocrates
by David Wootton
Just how much good has medicine done over the years? And how much damage does it continue to do? The history of medicine begins with Hippocrates in the fifth century BC. Yet until the invention of antibiotics in the 1930s doctors, in general, did their patients more harm than good. In this fascinating new look at the history of...
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