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Being a Dog
- By: Alexandra Horowitz
- Narrated by: Alexandra Horowitz
- Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
Being a Dog is a scientifically rigorous book that presents cutting-edge research with literary flair. Revealing such surprising facts as panting dogs cannot smell to explaining how dogs tell time by detecting lingering smells, Horowitz covers the topic of noses - both canine and human - from curious and always fascinating angles. As we come to understand how rich, complex, and exciting the world around us appears to a dog's sense of smell, we can begin to better appreciate it through our own.
- By Joel Geraci on 10-09-16
I love this book!
It's literally changed the world for me! I now know I have a nose and my dog has "superpowers". It's amazing I've never thought about smelling the world around, I now do (!). It's the best book ever!!
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- The Intellectual Implications of Modern Science
- By: Steven Gimbel, The Great Courses
- Narrated by: Steven Gimbel
- Length: 18 hrs and 6 mins
- Original Recording
No subject is bigger than reality itself, and nothing is more challenging to understand, since what counts as reality is undergoing continual revision and has been for centuries. The quest to pin down what's real and what's illusory is both philosophical and scientific, a metaphysical search for ultimate reality that goes back to the ancient Greeks. For the last 400 years, this search has been increasingly guided by scientists, who create theories and test them in order to define and redefine reality.
mind = blown
- By Bailey on 09-13-15
The best book ever!
This book provides systematic explanation of everything I've ever learnt/struggled to understand. It's really worth it.