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The Meaning of Science: Tim Lewens *** 28 August 2015 - First half is an excellent introduction to what science is and Popper/Kuhn - but misses out a lot of more modern philosophy of science in the second half in favour of examples of science at work.
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How not to be Wrong: Jordan Eilenberg **** 27 August 2015 - An entertaining exploration of the way that probability and statistics can help us understand what’s going on around us.
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Mindware: Richard Nisbett ***** 22 August 2015 - Although not the self-help book the publishers want it to be, a fascinating exploration of why humans make bad decisions and how to make more informed, data-driven choices.


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