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Late night thoughts on listening to Mahler's Ninth symphony

Author: Lewis Thomas
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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ISBN 0670703907 LCCN 8347932.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis Thomas
ISBN: 0670703907 9780670703906
OCLC Number: 9758742
Description: vi, 168 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The unforgettable fire --
The corner of the eye --
Making science work --
Alchemy --
Clever animals --
On smell --
My magical metronome --
On speaking of speaking --
Seven wonders --
The artificial heart --
Things unflattened by science --
Basic science and the Pentagon --
Science and "science" --
On the need for asylums --
Altruism --
Falsity and failure --
On medicine and the bomb --
The problem of dementia --
The lie detector --
Some scientific advice --
The attic of the brain --
Humanities and science --
On matters of doubt --
Late night thoughts on listening to Mahler's Ninth Symphony.
Responsibility: Lewis Thomas.

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