November 18, 2012
We’re at the half-way point of our 50th anniversary series! For our 25th post, Clay Morgan, Senior Acquisitions Editor, Environmental Studies, Political Science, Bioethics, writes about Valuing the Earth: Economics, Ecology, Ethics, second edition, edited by Herman E. Daly and Kenneth N. Townsend:
For day 24 of our series, we’ve paired Being-in-the-World with The Embodied Mind.
November 16, 2012
Thomas Cormen, co-author (with Charles Leiserson and Ronald Rivest), reflects on Introduction to Algorithms for day 22 of our 50th anniversary series:
November 14, 2012
Our 21st post of the series brings us into the ’90s. We’ve paired Paul Krugman’s The Age of Diminished Expectations with Drew Fudenberg and Jean Tirole’s Game Theory. Emily Taber, Assistant Acquisitions Editor, Economics, Finance, Business, writes about both books:
November 13, 2012
After a Veterans Day weekend hiatus, we’re back with day 20 of our 50th anniversary series. Roger Conover, Executive Editor of Art, Architecture, and Visual & Cultural Studies, talks about Water Towers by Bernd Becher and Hilla Becher:
November 8, 2012
For day 19, an excerpt from Claude S. Fischer’s review of The Social Construction of Technological Systems: New Directions in the Sociology and History of Technology edited by Wiebe E. Bijker, Thomas P. Hughes, and Trevor Pinch. The review appeared in the November 20, 1987 issue of Science.
November 6, 2012
For day 16, check out this video of Paul Churchland, author of Matter and Consciousness, and Patricia Smith Churchland (we’ll feature a couple of her books later this week) discussing consciousness.
November 5, 2012
For day 15, Harold Abelson, coauthor (with Gerald Jay Sussman), reflects on Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs.
We’re two weeks into our 50th anniversary series! Day 14’s post brings us into the ’80s.
November 3, 2012
For day 13 of our anniversary series, Lisa Heschong reflects on Thermal Delight in Architecture: