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End of Science Facing the Limits of Knowledge in the Twilight of the Scientific Age

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ISBN-10: 0465065929

ISBN-13: 9780465065929

Edition: 2015

Authors: John Horgan

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As staff writer for Scientific American, John Horgan has a window on contemporary science unsurpassed in all the world. Who else routinely interviews the likes of Lynn Margulis, Roger Penrose, Francis Crick, Richard Dawkins, Freeman Dyson, Murray Gell-Mann, Stephen Jay Gould, Stephen Hawking, Thomas Kuhn, Chris Langton, Karl Popper, Stephen Weinberg, and E.O. Wilson, with the freedom to probe their innermost thoughts?In The End Of Science, Horgan displays his genius for getting these larger-than-life figures to be simply human, and scientists, he writes, ”are rarely so human...so at ther mercy of their fears and desires, as when they are confronting the limits of knowledge.”This is the…    
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Book details

List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 4/14/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.27" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English