Paradigms Lost: Images of Man in the Mirror of Science

 
9786000938987: Paradigms Lost: Images of Man in the Mirror of Science

Intended for both the layman and the scientist, this book presents an overview of some of today's great scientific questions, from the way in which we acquire language and the fundamental nature of our thinking processes, to the possible existence of life elsewhere in the universe. Each chapter is constructed in the form of a trial, with the conventional scientific wisdom presented by the "prosecution" and alternative views put forward by the "defence". The author, who aims to be both informative and entertaining, subsequently steps in to act as "juror", offering explanations of his verdicts.

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John Casti
Published by Morrow, William Company In (1989)
ISBN 10: 6000938985 ISBN 13: 9786000938987
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Book Description Morrow, William Company In, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6000938985

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