History & Philosophy of Science Books

Last updated: December 31, 2011
  1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot Published: March 8, 2011 Score: 78.62
  2. The God Delusion
    2. The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins Published: September 18, 2006 Score: 47.77
  3. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
    3. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond Published: July 11, 2005 Score: 25.43
  4. A Short History of Nearly Everything
    4. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson Published: September 14, 2004 Score: 16.29
  5. Einstein: His Life and Universe
    5. Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson Published: May 13, 2008 Score: 8.92
  6. The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values
    6. The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values by Sam Harris Published: September 13, 2011 Score: 7.63
  7. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
    7. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach Published: May 1, 2004 Score: 6.23
  8. Thus Spake Zarathustra
    8. Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche Published: June 21, 2007 Score: 4.51
  9. The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
    9. The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean Published: June 6, 2011 Score: 3.74
  10. 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
    10. 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created by Charles C. Mann Published: August 9, 2011 Score: 3.4
  11. The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True
    11. The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True by Richard Dawkins and Dave McKean Published: October 4, 2011 Score: 3.39
  12. The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science (James H. Silberman Books)
    12. The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science (James H. Silberman Books) by Norman Doidge Published: March 15, 2007 Score: 3.18
  13. The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
    13. The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James Gleick Published: March 1, 2011 Score: 2.96
  14. The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
    14. The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief by Francis S. Collins Published: January 1, 2007 Score: 2.74
  15. The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
    15. The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Published: February 25, 1997 Score: 2.67
  16. The Problems of Philosophy
    16. The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell Published: May 12, 2011 Score: 2.46
  17. The Holographic Universe: The Revolutionary Theory of Reality
    17. The Holographic Universe: The Revolutionary Theory of Reality by Michael Talbot Published: September 6, 2011 Score: 2.45
  18. The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
    18. The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr Published: June 6, 2011 Score: 2.42
  19. The Selfish Gene
    19. The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins Published: May 18, 2006 Score: 2.14
  20. Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
    20. Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100 by Michio Kaku Published: March 15, 2011 Score: 2.03
  21. Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World
    21. Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World by Lisa Randall Published: September 20, 2011 Score: 1.88
  22. The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
    22. The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan Published: June 12, 2001 Score: 1.76
  23. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
    23. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker Published: October 4, 2011 Score: 1.7
  24. A Brief History of Time
    24. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking Published: September 1, 1998 Score: 1.52
  25. The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology
    25. The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology by Ray Kurzweil Published: September 26, 2006 Score: 1.51

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  1. Science Books
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  4. Technology Books
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