Author:H. W. Lewis

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Technological Risk

By: H. W. Lewis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co: 1992

Seller ID: 247414

ISBN: 0393308294

Condition: Good Condition


Risks seem to abound in our everyday lives, especially the risks flowing from the explosion of our modern technology, with its pesticides, pollution, nuclear power, microwave radiation and chemical trace elements in food of all kinds. Two questions face all of us: how real are these risks and, if real, how do we manage our lives in order to avoid personal damage from them? The book examines these questions, delving into the nature and true seriousness of risk (as opposed to how bad the risk seems to be), into how we measure risk and how we regulate it. Lewis includes the latest scientific info... View more info

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Why Flip a Coin? The Art and Science of Good Decisions

By: H. W. Lewis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1997

Seller ID: 247417

ISBN: 0471296457

Condition: Very Good Condition


"It is rare to come across a book that can truly be called fascinating, but here is one."-New Scientist Why Flip a Coin? What's the best way to choose the right spouse? ...How can I increase my chances of winning the office football pool? ...By what process should I choose a candidate in the Senate race? ...Could I possibly make more money playing poker instead of the stock market? Using examples gleaned from everyday life, noted physicist H. W. Lewis explains what science has discovered about the rules that govern good-and not-so-good-decision making. Full of provocative insights into... View more info