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The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing
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New York : Vintage Books, a division of Random House, 1980, 1980. Book. Fair. Soft cover. ISBN:0394745027 ; LCCN:80-11354 ; xxi, 777 pp. ; stiff paper wrappers ; Contents: A musico-logical offering -- The MU puzzle -- Meaning and form in mathematics -- Figure and ground -- Consistency, completeness and geometry -- Recursive structures and processes -- The location of meaning -- THe propositional calculus -- Typographical number theory -- Mumon and Godel -- Levels of description and computer systems -- Brains and thoughts -- Minds and thoughts -- BlooP and FLooP and GlooP -- On formally undecidable propositions of TNT and related systems -- Jumping out of the system -- Self-Ref and Self-Rep -- Church Turing Tarski and Others -- Artificial intelligence retrospects -- Artificial intelligence : Prospects -- Strange loops or Tangled hierachies. ; well worn copy with a slight waterstain ; reading copy only, FAIR., New York : Vintage Books, a division of Random House, 1980, 1980, New. Fast Shipping. Satisfaction Guarnateed. Great Customer Service., Oxford University Press. Paperback. New. Paperback. 448 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.1in. x 1.3in.Boasting almost one hundred articles and book excerpts, The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is a breathtaking celebration of the finest writing by scientists--the best such collection in print--packed with scintillating essays on everything from The Discovery of Lucy to The Terror and Vastness of the Universe. Edited by best-selling author and renowned scientist Richard Dawkins, this sterling collection brings together exhilarating pieces by a whos who of scientists and science writers, including Stephen Pinker, Stephen Jay Gould, Martin Gardner, Albert Einstein, Julian Huxley, and many dozens more. Readers will find excerpts from bestsellers such as Douglas R. Hofstadters Godel, Escher, Bach, Francis Cricks Life Itself, Loren Eiseleys The Immense Journey, Daniel Dennetts Darwins Dangerous Idea, and Rachel Carsons The Sea Around Us. There are classic essays ranging from J. B. S. Haldanes On Being the Right Size and Garrett Hardins The Tragedy of the Commons to Alan Turings Computing Machinery and Intelligence and Albert Einsteins famed New York Times article on Relativity. And readers will also discover lesser-known but engaging pieces such as Lewis Thomass Seven Wonders of Science, J. Robert Oppenheimer on War and Physicists, and Freeman Dysons memoir of studying under Hans Bethe. A must-read volume for all science buffs, The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is a rich and vibrant anthology that captures the poetry and excitement of scientific thought and discovery. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN., Oxford University Press

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Oxford University Press. Paperback. New. Paperback. 448 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.1in. x 1.3in.Boasting almost one hundred articles and book excerpts, The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is a breathtaking celebration of the finest writing by scientists--the best such collection in print--packed with scintillating essays on everything from The Discovery of Lucy to The Terror and Vastness of the Universe. Edited by best-selling author and renowned scientist Richard Dawkins, this sterling collection brings together exhilarating pieces by a whos who of scientists and science writers, including Stephen Pinker, Stephen Jay Gould, Martin Gardner, Albert Einstein, Julian Huxley, and many dozens more. Readers will find excerpts from bestsellers such as Douglas R. Hofstadters Godel, Escher, Bach, Francis Cricks Life Itself, Loren Eiseleys The Immense Journey, Daniel Dennetts Darwins Dangerous Idea, and Rachel Carsons The Sea Around Us. There are classic essays ranging from J. B. S. Haldanes On Being the Right Size and Garrett Hardins The Tragedy of the Commons to Alan Turings Computing Machinery and Intelligence and Albert Einsteins famed New York Times article on Relativity. And readers will also discover lesser-known but engaging pieces such as Lewis Thomass Seven Wonders of Science, J. Robert Oppenheimer on War and Physicists, and Freeman Dysons memoir of studying under Hans Bethe. A must-read volume for all science buffs, The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is a rich and vibrant anthology that captures the poetry and excitement of scientific thought and discovery. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN., Oxford University Press

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Boasting almost one hundred articles and book excerpts, The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is a breathtaking celebration of the finest writing by scientists--the best such collection in print--packed with scintillating essays on everything from "The Discovery of Lucy" to "The Terror and Vastness of the Universe." Edited by best-selling author and renowned scientist Richard Dawkins, this sterling collection brings together exhilarating pieces by a who's who of scientists and science writers, including Stephen Pinker, Stephen Jay Gould, Martin Gardner, Albert Einstein, Julian Huxley, and many dozens more. Readers will find excerpts from bestsellers such as Douglas R. Hofstadter's Godel, Escher, Bach, Francis Crick's Life Itself, Loren Eiseley's The Immense Journey, Daniel Dennett's Darwin's Dangerous Idea, and Rachel Carson's The Sea Around Us. There are classic essays ranging from J.B.S. Haldane's "On Being the Right Size" and Garrett Hardin's "The Tragedy of the Commons" to Alan Turing's "Computing Machinery and Intelligence" and Albert Einstein's famed New York Times article on "Relativity." And readers will also discover lesser-known but engaging pieces such as Lewis Thomas's "Seven Wonders of Science," J. Robert Oppenheimer on "War and Physicists," and Freeman Dyson's memoir of studying under Hans Bethe. A must-read volume for all science buffs, The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is a rich and vibrant anthology that captures the poetry and excitement of scientific thought and discovery. The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing Dawkins, Richard, Oxford University Press, USA

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The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing
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Dawkins, Richard

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The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing

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0199216819

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780199216819
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0199216819
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
512 Pages
Weight: 0,682 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0199216819

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