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Philosophy & Social Aspects Audiobooks

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    The End of Money

    The story of bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and the blockchain revolution

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

    Unabridged

    4 hours 58 min

    The End of Money is an essential introduction to cryptocurrencies and the blockchain revolution which has been hailed as the greatest advancement since the invention of the internet.Murder for hire. Drug trafficking. Embezzlement. Money laundering. These might sound like plot lines of a thriller, but they are true stories from the short history of cryptocurrencies - digital currencies conceived by ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Four Thousand Weeks

    The smash-hit Sunday Times bestseller that will change your life

    Narrated by Oliver Burkeman ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 53 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The instant Sunday Times bestsellerA FINANCIAL TIMES, GUARDIAN AND OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEARONE OF THE DAILY TELEGRAPH'S 75 BEST BOOKS OF 2021What if you stopped trying to do everything, so that you could finally get round to what counts?We're obsessed with our lengthening to-do lists, our overfilled inboxes, the struggle against distraction, and the sense that our ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilisation

    Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 17 min

    Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson, bestselling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time–war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, race, and tribalism–in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all.In a time when our political and cultural perspectives feel more divisive than ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Homo Deus

    A Brief History of Tomorrow

    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 54 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Sapiens showed us where we came from. In uncertain times, Homo Deus shows us where we're going.Yuval Noah Harari envisions a near future in which we face a new set of challenges. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century and beyond - from overcoming death to creating artificial life.It asks the fundamental ques... ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    21 Lessons for the 21st Century

    'Truly mind-expanding... Ultra-topical' Guardian

    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 41 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The audiobook edition of 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari, read by Derek Perkins.**THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**In twenty-one bite-sized lessons, Yuval Noah Harari explores what it means to be human in an age of bewilderment.How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do abo... ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Braiding Sweetgrass

    Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

    Narrated by Robin Wall Kimmerer ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 44 min

    As a botanist and professor of plant ecology, Robin Wall Kimmerer has spent a career learning how to ask questions of nature using the tools of science. As a Potawatomi woman, she learned from elders, family, and history that the Potawatomi, as well as a majority of other cultures indigenous to this land, consider plants and animals to be our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Invisible Women

    Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

    Unabridged

    9 hours 24 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The audiobook edition of Invisible Women, read by Caroline Criado Perez.**Winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2019****Winner of the Readers' Choice Books Are My Bag Award 2019****Winner of the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2019 Book of the Year Award 2019****The Times Current Aff... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Bullshit Jobs

    A Theory

    by David Graeber ...
    Narrated by Christopher Ragland ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 38 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber, read by Christopher Ragland.Be honest: if your job didn't exist, would anybody miss it? Have you ever wondered why not? Up to 40% of us secretly believe our jobs probably aren't necessary. In other words: they are bullshit jobs. This book shows why, and what we can do about it.In the early twentieth century, people ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Free Will

    by Sam Harris ...
    Narrated by Sam Harris ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 14 min

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The End of Faith, a thought-provoking, "brilliant and witty" (Oliver Sacks) look at the notion of free will**—and the implications that it is an illusion.**A belief in free will touches nearly everything that human beings value. It is difficult to think about law, politics, religion, public policy, intimate relationships, morality—as well as feelings ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Demon-Haunted World, The

    Science as a Candle in the Dark

    by Carl Sagan ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 23 min

    How can we make intelligent decisions about our increasingly technology-driven lives if we don't understand the difference between the myths of pseudoscience and the testable hypotheses of science? Pulitzer Prize-winning author and distinguished astronomer Carl Sagan argues that scientific thinking is critical not only to the pursuit of truth but to the very well-being of our democratic ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Greatest Story Ever Told--So Far, The

    Why Are We Here?

    Narrated by Lawrence Krauss ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 25 min

    Internationally renowned, award-winning theoretical physicist, New York Times bestselling author of A Universe from Nothing, and passionate advocate for reason, Lawrence Krauss tells the dramatic story of the discovery of the hidden world of reality-a grand poetic vision of nature-and how we find our place within it.In the beginning there was light.But more than this, there was gravity.After that, ... Read more

    $63.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

    How To Know What's Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake

    Narrated by Steven Novella ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 54 min

    'A fantastic compendium of skeptical thinking and the perfect primer for anyone who wants to separate fact from fiction.' Richard Wiseman, author 59 Seconds'Thorough, informative, and enlightening... If this book does not become required reading for us all, we may well see modern civilization unravel before our eyes.' Neil deGrasse Tyson, author of Astrophysics for People in a HurryAn entertaining ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    You’re Not Listening

    What You’re Missing and Why It Matters

    by Kate Murphy ...
    Narrated by Kate Murphy ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 31 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.When was the last time you listened to someone, or someone really listened to you?This life-changing book will transform your conversations foreverAs a society, we’ve forgotten how to listen. Modern life is noisy and frenetic, and technology provides constant distraction. So we tune things out or listen selectively – even to those we love most. We’ve become scared of ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hello World

    How to be Human in the Age of the Machine

    by Hannah Fry ...
    Narrated by Hannah Fry ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 51 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Hello World, written and read by Hannah Fry.You are accused of a crime. Who would you rather determined your fate – a human or an algorithm?An algorithm is more consistent and less prone to error of judgement. Yet a human can look you in the eye before passing sentence.You need a liver transplant to save your life. Who would you want in charge of ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Blockchain Revolution

    How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies is Changing the World

    Narrated by John Chancer ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 53 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Blockchain Revolution by Don and Alex Tapscott, read by John Chancer.'This book has had an enormous impact'Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft'Spectacular. Mind-blowing in its expansiveness and profundity'Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple'Iconic'Clay Christensen, author of The Innovator's DilemmaCryptocurrencies are c... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution

    by Klaus Schwab ...
    Narrated by Mr Nicholas Guy Smith ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 32 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Fourth Industrial Revolution by Klaus Schwab, read by Nicholas Guy Smith.The founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum on how the impending technological revolution will change our livesWe are on the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. And this one will be unlike any other in human history.Characterized ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Undeniable

    Evolution and the Science of Creation

    by Bill Nye ...
    Narrated by Bill Nye ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 29 min

    "Evolution is one of the most powerful and important ideas ever developed in the history of science. Every question it raises leads to new answers, new discoveries, and new smarter questions. The science of evolution is as expansive as nature itself. It is also the most meaningful creation story that humans have ever found."—Bill NyeSparked by a controversial debate in February 2014, Bill Nye has ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

    The ‘2022 book that everyone should read’ PANDORA SYKES, STYLIST LIVE

    Narrated by Jennifer Kim, Julian Cihi ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 52 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.This is not a romance, but it is about loveTwo kids meet in a hospital gaming room in 1987. One is visiting her sister, the other is recovering from a car crash. The days and months are long there. Their love of video games becomes a shared world -- of joy, escape and fierce competition. But all too soon that time is over, fades from view.When the pair spot each other ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work

    Seven Spiritual Practices in a Scientific Age

    Narrated by Rupert Sheldrake ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 9 min

    By the author of The Science Delusion a detailed account of how science can authenticate spiritualityTo go beyond is to move into a higher state of consciousness, to a place of bliss, greater understanding, love, and deep connectedness, a realm where we finally find life's meaning - experiences for which all spiritual seekers seek.Dr Rupert Sheldrake, writing as both a scientist and a spiritual ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Signature in the Cell

    DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design

    Narrated by Derek Shetterly ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 16 min

    Named one of the top books of 2009 by the Times Literary Supplement (London), this controversial and compelling audiobook from Dr. Stephen C. Meyer presents a convincing new case for intelligent design (ID), based on revolutionary discoveries in science and DNA. Along the way, Meyer argues that Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution as expounded in The Origin of Species did not, in fact, refute ID. ... Read more

    $52.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Expressly Human

    Decoding The Language of Emotion

    Narrated by Mark Changizi ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 31 min

    Over billions of years of evolution, animals have become increasingly sophisticated and increasingly sentient. In the process, they evolved emotions, which helped improve their odds of survival in complex situations. These emotions were, at first, purely internal. But at some point, social animals began expressing their emotions, in increasingly dramatic ways. These emotional expressions could ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Beyond Measure

    The Hidden History of Measurement

    by James Vincent ...
    Narrated by James Vincent ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 2 min

    A revelatory and vibrant story of measurement which will make you look at the world around you anew.'A wildly ambitious book by a formidably talented young writer.'ROBERT MACFARLANE'Vivid, epic, and full of curiosities. This is a book to delight and fascinate.'TIM HARFORD, bestselling author of How to Make the World Add Up'Beyond Measure offers, with much intellectual... ... Read more

    $54.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Building the Future

    Big Teaming for Audacious Innovation

    Unabridged

    7 hours 41 min

    Building the FutureMachiavelli famously wrote, “There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.”That's what this book is about—innovation far more audacious than a new way to find a restaurant or a smart phone you can wear on your wrist. Amy C. Edmondson and Susan Salter ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    How to See the World

    Narrated by Jonathan Keeble ...
    series Pelican Books

    Unabridged

    7 hours 28 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of How to See the World**, A Pelican Book,** by Nicholas Mirzoeff, read by Jonathan Keeble.In recent decades, we have witnessed an explosion in the number of visual images we encounter, as our lives have become increasingly saturated with screens. From Google Images to Instagram, video games to installation art, this transformation is confusing, liberating ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial