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    Humble Pi

    A Comedy of Maths Errors

    by Matt Parker ...
    Narrated by Matt Parker ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 33 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Humble Pi written and read by Matt Parker.What makes a bridge wobble when it's not meant to? Billions of dollars mysteriously vanish into thin air? A building rock when its resonant frequency matches a gym class leaping to Snap's 1990 hit I've Got The Power? The answer is maths. Or, to be precise, what happens when maths goes wrong in the real world.As ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    Political Science. Classics Collection:

    Sun Tzu-The Art of War, Plato-The Republic, Niccolo Machiavelli-The Prince, Lao Tzu-Tao Te Ching, Thomas More-Utopia, Thomas Paine-Common Sense, Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels-The Communist Manifesto

    Unabridged

    36 hours 24 min

    Why Political Science Classics Collection is so important? In today's world, providing quality training for the younger generation at colleges and universities is of primary importance. But higher education is not enough. Any graduate is first and foremost a citizen of his nation. He has the right to be an actor in the political life of his society. The political changes taking place today in the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Zero

    The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

    by Charles Seife ...
    Narrated by Bob Souer ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 25 min

    The Babylonians invented it, the Greeks banned it, the Hindus worshiped it, and the Church used it to fend off heretics. Now it threatens the foundations of modern physics. For centuries the power of zero savored of the demonic; once harnessed, it became the most important tool in mathematics. For zero, infinity's twin, is not like other numbers. It is both nothing and everything. In Zero, science ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Simply Riemann

    by Jeremy Gray ...
    Narrated by Angus Freathy ...
    Series Audiobook 17 - Great Lives

    Unabridged

    4 hours 50 min

    Born to a poor Lutheran pastor in what is today the Federal Republic of Germany, Bernhard Riemann (1826-1866) was a child math prodigy who began studying for a degree in theology before formally committing to mathematics in 1846, at the age of 20. Though he would live for only another 20 years (he died of pleurisy during a trip to Italy), his seminal work in a number of key areas—several of which ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    The Ten Equations that Rule the World

    And How You Can Use Them Too

    by David Sumpter ...
    Narrated by Sam Woolf ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 21 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Is there a secret formula for getting rich? For making something a viral hit? For deciding how long to stick with your current job, Netflix series, or even relationship?This book is all about the equations that make our world go round. Ten of them, in fact. They are integral to everything from investment banking to betting companies and social media giants. And they can ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Radical Uncertainty

    Decision-making for an unknowable future

    Narrated by Roger Davis ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 50 min

    **LONGLISTED FOR THE FT/**MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020'A brilliant new book'Daily Telegraph'Well written . . . and often entertaining'The Times'A sparkling analysis'Prospect'Entertaining and enlightening . . . This is a necessary critique and they make it with verve, knowledge and a wealth of sto... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    MANIAC

    Unabridged

    10 hours 31 min

    Una novela vertiginosa sobre los límites del pensamiento y los delirios de la razón.Un inquietante tríptico sobre los sueños del siglo XX y las pesadillas del siglo XXI, MANIAC explora los límites de la razón trazando el camino que va desde los fundamentos de las matemáticas hasta los delirios de la inteligencia artificial. Guiado por la enigmática figura de John von Neumann, un moderno Prometeo ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Mentes maravillosas

    Los matemáticos que cambiaron el mundo

    by Ian Stewart ...
    Narrated by Enric Puig ...
    Series series Drakontos

    Unabridged

    14 hours 22 min

    ¿Qué matemático elaboró un concepto crucial la noche antes de morir en un duelo? ¿Quién financió sus estudios de matemáticas y medicina a través del juego y del ajedrez? ¿Quién aprendió matemáticas del papel pintado de su pared?Ian Stewart presenta las extraordinarias vidas y los sorprendentes descubrimientos de veinticinco de los mejores matemáticos de la historia —desde Arquímedes y Liu Hui ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

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    Why Was Socrates Executed?: And Other Papers on Plato

    Narrated by Cameron Scriven ...

    Unabridged

    26 min

    Pithy, easy-to-understand papers on Plato's epistemology, metaphysics, and political philosophy.Table of contents:"Why was Socrates executed?""The Meaning of Plato's Cave Allegory""A One Page Proof of Plato's Theory of Forms""Plato's Republic as Pol Potist Bureaucracy""The Sociology of Epistemology: The Epistemological Views of Plato and Descartes""The Negative Relevance of What Philosophers, ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    How Numbers Work

    Discover the strange and beautiful world of mathematics

    by New Scientist ...
    Narrated by Mark Elstob ...
    Series series New Scientist Instant Expert

    Unabridged

    5 hours 10 min

    How Numbers Work is a tour of the mind-blowing but beautiful realm of numbers and the mathematical rules that connect them.Think of a number between one and ten.No, hang on, let's make this interesting. Between zero and infinity. Even if you stick to the whole numbers, there are a lot to choose from - an infinite number in fact. Throw in decimal fractions and infinity suddenly gets an awful lot ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Math Without Numbers

    by Milo Beckman ...
    Narrated by Soneela Nankani ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 53 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The only numbers in this book are the page numbers.Math Without Numbers is a vivid and wholly original guide to the three main branches of abstract math - topology, analysis, and algebra - which turn out to be surprisingly easy to grasp. Milo Beckman upends the conventional approach to mathematics, inviting you to think creatively about shape and dimension, the infinite ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Philosophie für Anfänger

    Einführung in die Philosophie – Geschichte und Bedeutung, philosophische Grundrichtungen und Methoden

    by Timo Kaschner ...
    Narrated by Colin Wende ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 31 min

    Philosophie für Anfänger: Einführung in die Philosophie – Geschichte und Bedeutung, philosophische Grundrichtungen und MethodenÜber den Sinn des Lebens und des MenschenInteressierst Du Dich für Philosophie?Kennst Du die großen philosophischen Denker und welche Philosophien sie vertreten?Weißt Du, worin sich die verschiedenen philosophischen Grundrichtungen unterscheiden?Erfahre mehr über große ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Starborn

    How the Stars Made Us (and Who We Would Be Without Them)

    Narrated by George Weightman ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 1 min

    A sweeping inquiry into how the night sky has shaped human historyFor as long as humans have lived, we have lived beneath the stars. But under the glow of today’s artificial lighting, we have lost the intimacy our ancestors once shared with the cosmos.In Starborn, cosmologist Roberto Trotta reveals how stargazing has shaped the course of human civilization. The stars have served as our timekeepers ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Искусство большего

    Series series Элементы 2.0

    Unabridged

    12 hours 54 min

    От подсчета налогов до математического анализа, от архитектурных расчетов до выведения спутников на орбиту Земли — математика всегда определяла развитие человечества, от древних царств и до сегодняшнего дня. Но как шло это развитие? Сколько великих умов посвятили всю жизнь математике? Как именно математика и достижения гениев прошлого позволяли банкам наращивать свой капитал, а военачальникам — ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Sadhana: the realisation of life

    Unabridged

    3 hours 49 min

    A collection of essays on the Hindu/Buddhist view of humankind's place in the universe. As the author says in his introduction: "in these papers, it may be hoped, western readers will have an opportunity of coming into touch with the ancient spirit of India as revealed in our sacred texts and manifested in the life of to-day." Most of the essays were given as lectures before Harvard University in ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Errors, Blunders, and Lies

    How to Tell the Difference

    Narrated by John Chancer ...
    Series series ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

    Unabridged

    4 hours 5 min

    We live in a world that is not quite "right." The central tenet of statistical inquiry is that Observation = Truth + Error because even the most careful of scientific investigations have always been bedeviled by uncertainty. Our attempts to measure things are plagued with small errors. Our attempts to understand our world are blocked by blunders. And, unfortunately, in some cases, people have been ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy

    Narrated by Avery Robinson ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 13 min

    "The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy is a captivating retelling of the ancient Greek epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey. Written by Padraic Colum, this book brings to life the heroic adventures of Odysseus, the clever and resourceful Greek hero, as he faces mythical creatures, gods, and treacherous seas. In this collection, you'll find thrilling tales of Odysseus's journey home ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    The Age of Reason

    by Thomas Paine ...
    Narrated by Matthew King ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 30 min

    "Thomas Paine's "The Age of Reason" is a thought-provoking work that both defends Deism and challenges the world's major monotheistic religions. Let's delve into its fascinating aspects: Overview: "The Age of Reason" is a book by English and American political activist Thomas Paine. It argues for the philosophical position of deism, which emphasizes reason, natural religion, and skepticism toward ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    The Essence of Christianity

    Narrated by Rom Maczka ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 20 min

    In this, one of the most influential works of the post-Hegelian era, Feuerbach captures the synthesis that emerges from the dialectical process of a transcending Godhead & the rational & material world. In understanding the true nature of what it means to be fully human, he contends that we come face to face with the essence of Xian theology: human beings investing ordinary concepts with divine ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton, Pit Boy, Mathematician and Scientific Rebel

    Narrated by Jim Barclay ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 50 min

    August, 1755. Newcastle, on the north bank of the Tyne.In the fields, men and women are getting the harvest in. Sunlight, or rain. Scudding clouds and backbreaking labour. Three hundred feet underground, young Charles Hutton is at the coalface. Cramped, dust-choked, wielding a five-pound pick by candlelight. Eighteen years old, he’s been down the pits on and off for more than a decade, and now it ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Mathematics for Human Flourishing

    Narrated by David Sadzin ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 52 min

    An inclusive vision of mathematics-its beauty, its humanity, and its power to build virtues that help us all flourish For mathematician Francis Su, a society without mathematical affection is like a city without concerts, parks, or museums. To miss out on mathematics is to live without experiencing some of humanity's most beautiful ideas. In this profound book, written for a wide audience but ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Exact Thinking in Demented Times

    The Vienna Circle and the Epic Quest for the Foundations of Science

    by Karl Sigmund ...
    Narrated by Nigel Patterson ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 58 min

    A dazzling group biography of the early twentieth-century thinkers who transformed the way the world thought about math and scienceInspired by Albert Einstein's theory of relativity and Bertrand Russell and David Hilbert's pursuit of the fundamental rules of mathematics, some of the most brilliant minds of the generation came together in post-World War I Vienna to present the latest theories in ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Mapmatics

    How We Navigate the World Through Numbers

    Narrated by Kristin Atherton ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 8 min

    'An expansive journey through time and place' - The Observer'An adventure' - Edward Brooke-Hitching, author of The Phantom AtlasHow does a delivery driver distribute hundreds of packages in a single working day?Why does remote Alaska have such a large airport?Where should we look for elusive serial killers?The answers lie in the crucial connection between maps and maths.In Mapmatics, Dr... ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Numbercrunch

    A Mathematician's Toolkit for Making Sense of Your World

    Narrated by Mark Elstob ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 5 min

    'Lucid and entertaining. With barely an equation in sight, Numbercrunch makes a passionate case for how just a little bit more numeracy could help us all'- Tom Whipple, The Times'The perfect introduction to the power of mathematics - fluent, friendly and practical'- Tim Harford, bestselling author of How to Make the World Add UpIn our hyper-modern world, we are bombarded with... ... Read more

    $83.99 AUD