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Volume 92 | Number 5 | September-October 2004

A Puzzle of a Man

Silvan S. Schweber

The aura of mystery surrounding J. Robert Oppenheimer has been lifted somewhat by Jeremy Bernstein's new profile of him

The Great Divide

Marc Bekoff

Do animals think? Clive Wynne thinks not.

Out of Gas, Compass, Consciousness and more...

David Schneider, Christopher Brodie, Amos Esty

The Evolution of a Naturalist

Oren Harman

Three biographies of Alfred Russel Wallace attempt to bring him out of Darwin’s imposing shadow and into the limelight

An Inclusive Psychology

Valerie Kuhlmeier

Dario Maestripieri urges more frequent dialogue and collaboration between researchers in the nonhuman primate laboratory and those across the hall who are studying the psychology of human beings.

Users Guide

Ben Shneiderman

In How Users Matter, sociologists and others look at what users do with technology and what technologies do to users.

A Utopian's Submarine

Cindy Lee Van Dover

Long before the Beatles, Narcís Monturiol envisioned a carefree, happy life for all brought about by a magical submarine

Rethinking Sex

Robert L. Dorit

In Evolution’s Rainbow, Joan Roughgarden pleads for a more expansive perspective on sex and gender in the natural world

The Looming Disaster

Thomas Malone

Red Sky at Morning offers a stinging critique of our failure to hit the brakes as we hurtle toward an ecological abyss

Total Records : 12


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