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    • Algorithms to Live By

    • The Computer Science of Human Decisions
    • By: Brian Christian, Tom Griffiths
    • Narrated by: Brian Christian
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,880
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,565
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,495

    All our lives are constrained by limited space and time, limits that give rise to a particular set of problems. What should we do, or leave undone, in a day or a lifetime? How much messiness should we accept? What balance of new activities and familiar favorites is the most fulfilling? These may seem like uniquely human quandaries, but they are not: computers, too, face the same constraints, so computer scientists have been grappling with their version of such problems for decades.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Beware non-techies

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-11-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    Sale price: $5.95

    • Ancient Greek Philosophy

    • An Introduction
    • By: Tom Griffith, Hugh Griffith
    • Narrated by: Crawford Logan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    The philosophy of Ancient Greece provides the background of Western ethical thought and politics. In this approachable introduction, Hugh Griffith, a leading translator of Plato, covers the main ground from the Pre-Socratics through Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, and the Epicureans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb invitation to clear thinking

    • By Glenn Russell on 08-20-12

    Regular price: $29.39