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The end of science : facing the limits of knowledge in the twilight of the scientific age

Author: John Horgan
Publisher: London : Abacus, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a time where scientific rationality is under fire from every quarter, The End Of Science is a witty, thoughtful, profound overview of scientific enterprise, a narrative which serves as both a critique and a homage to modern science.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Horgan
ISBN: 0349109265 9780349109268
OCLC Number: 38924591
Notes: Originally published: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub., ©1996.
Description: x, 324 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: John Horgan.

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*A witty, profound book about how all the most significant scientific discoveries are now all in the past. Also contains exclusive interviews with Stephen Hawkins etc.  Read more...

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A hugely entertaining book, certain to create controversy. * E.O Wilson * Horgan covers a stunning set of thinkers, with whom he discusses a remarkable range of scientific ideas * FINANCIAL TIMES * I Read more...

 
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