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Great essays in science.

Author: Martin Gardner
Publisher: New York, Washington Square Press, [1957]
Series: A Washington Square Press book, W582
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Gardner, Martin, 1914-
Great essays in science.
New York, Washington Square Press, [1957]
(OCoLC)593109584
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gardner
ISBN: 0671478036 9780671478032
OCLC Number: 1124863
Description: 408 pages 17 cm
Contents: Prologue: the sphinx / Francis Bacon --
Conclusion: origin of species / Charles Darwin --
The influence of Darwinism on philosophy / John Dewey --
The problem of being / William James --
What makes a woman beautiful? / Havelock Ellis --
The sacred beetle / Jean Henri Fabre --
The logic of elfland / Glibert Keith Chesterton --
The moon / Robert Ball --
The colloid and the crystal / Joseph Wood Krutch --
The barbarism of "specialization" / Joseʹ Ortega y Gasset --
Science and culture / Thomas Henry Huxley --
Science and literature / John Burroughs --
Automatic control / Ernest Nagel --
Other-worldly life / Jonathan Norton Leonard --
Physics in t the contemporary world / J. Robert Oppenheimer --
Religion and science / Alfred North Whitehead --
Proteus / John Dos Passos --
An essay on bird-mind / Julian Huxley --
The decline of determinism / Arthur Stanley Eddington --
Science in the brave new world / Aldous Huxley --
The sunless sea / Rachel Carson --
The nuptial flight / Maurice Maeterlinck --
The new source of energy, Science and ultimate truth / H.G. Wells --
Success / Laura Fermi --
The gestapo in science / Samuel Goudsmit --
Pan's pipes / Robert Louis Sevenson --
Dreams of the death of beloved persons / Sigmund Freud --
The science to save us from science, The greatness of Albert Einstein / Bertand Russell --
E=MC2 / Albert Einstein.
Series Title: A Washington Square Press book, W582

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