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The origins of knowledge and imagination

Author: Jacob Bronowski
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1978.
Series: Mrs. Hepsa Ely Silliman memorial lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Bronowski
ISBN: 0300021925 9780300021929 8474321328 9788474321326 0300024096 9780300024098
OCLC Number: 3292720
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 144 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Foreword / by S.E. Luria --
The mind as an instrument for understanding --
The evolution and power of symbolic language --
Knowledge as algorithm and as metaphor --
The laws of nature and the nature of laws --
Error, progress, and the concept of time --
Law and individual responsibility.
Series Title: Mrs. Hepsa Ely Silliman memorial lectures.
Responsibility: Jacob Bronowski.

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