The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing
Selected and introduced by Richard Dawkins, The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is a celebration of the finest writing by scientists for a wider audience - revealing that many of the best scientists have displayed as much imagination and skill with the pen as they have in the laboratory. This is a rich and vibrant collection that captures the poetry and excitement of communicating scientific understanding and scientific effort from 1900 to the present day. Professor Dawkins has included writing from a diverse range of scientists, some of whom need no introduction, and some of whose works have become modern classics, while others may be less familiar - but all convey the passion of great scientists writing about their science.
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... 'DARWIN'S ILLNESS', 'THE PHENOMENON OF MAN', the postscript to 'LUCKY JIM', and 'D'ARCY THOMPSON AND GROWTH AND FORM' 188 Jonathan Kingdon from SELF-MADE MAN 190 Richard Leakey and Roger Lewin from ORIGINS RECONSIDERED 195 Donald C.
254 Daniel Dennett from DARWIN'S DANGEROUS IDEA and CONSCIOUSNESS EXPLAINED 259 Ernst Mayr from THE GROWTH OF BIOLOGICAL THOUGHT 263 Garrett Hardin from 'THE TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS' 266 W. D. Hamilton from GEOMETRY FOR THE SELFISH HERD ...
Consciousness Explained, Penguin, 1993 and Darwin's Dangerous Idea, Penguin, 1996. Deutsch, David (1953– ) Physicist. Fabric of Reality, Penguin, 1997. Diamond, Jared (1937– ) Evolutionary biologist, biogeographer, and writer.
The Growth of Biological Thought, Harvard University Press, 1982. Medawar, Peter B. (1915–1987) Medical scientist and writer, Nobel laureate. 'Science and Literature' from The Hope of Progress, Wildwood House, 1974; 'Darwin's Illness', ...
'Darwin's Illness', 'The Phenomenon of Man', and the postscript to 'Lucky Jim' from The Strange Case of the Spotted Mice, Oxford University Press, 1996; 'D'Arcy Thompson and Growth and Form' from The Art of the Soluble, Penguin, 1969.
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How do you pick the best science writing of the twentieth century? Really it all comes down to a matter of opinion, which almost always results in the complaint and special pleading for authors and ... Ler resenha completa
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I got this book from the library, thinking it would be a series of essays on different aspects of science. However, it turned out to be a completely different sort of book – short extracts from books ... Ler resenha completa
PART II WHO SCIENTISTS ARE
PART III WHAT SCIENTISTS THINK
PART IV WHAT SCIENTISTS DELIGHT IN