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The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing - Dawkins, R.
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[EAN: 9780199216802], Gebraucht, wie neu, [PU: Oxford Univ Pr, UK], Science|Essays, Literary Criticism|General, Science|General, Jacket, Boasting almost one hundred pieces, 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."xviii, 419 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Contents: Part 1. What scientists study -- from The mysterious universe / James Jeans -- from Just six numbers / Martin Rees -- from Creation revisited / Peter Atkins -- from The ant and the peacock / Helena Cronin -- from The genetical theory of natural selection / R. A. Fisher -- from Mankind evolving / Theodosius Dobzhansky -- from Adaptation and natural selection / G. C. Williams -- from Life itself / Francis Crick -- from Genome / Matt Ridley -- Theoretical biology in the third millennium / Sydney Brenner -- from The language of the genes / Steve Jones -- from On being the right size / J. B. S. Haldane -- from The explanation of organic diversity / Mark Ridley -- The importance of the nervous system in the evolution of animal flight / John Maynard Smith -- from Man in the universe / Fred Hoyle -- from ON growth and form / D'Arcy Thompson -- from The meaning of evolution / G. G. Simpson -- from Trilobite! / Richard Fortey -- from The mind machine / Colin Blakemore -- from Mirrors in the mind / Richard Gregory -- One self : a meditation on the unity of consciousness / Nicholas Humphrey -- from The language instinct and How the mind works / Steven Pinker -- from The rise and fall of the third chimpanzee / Jared Diamond -- from The life of the robin / David Lack -- from Curious naturalists / Niko Tinbergen -- from Social evolution / Robert Trivers -- from The open sea / Alister Hardy -- from The sea around us / Rachel Carson -- from How flowers changed the world / Loren Eiseley -- from The diversity of life / Edward O. Wilson -- Part 2. Who scientists are -- from The expanding universe / Arthur Eddington -- from the foreword to G. H. Hardy's A mathematician's apology / C. P. Snow -- from Disturbing the universe / Freeman Dyson -- from War and the nations / J. Robert Oppenheimer -- A passion for crystals / Max Perutz -- Said Ryle to Hoyle / Barbara and George Gamow -- Cancer's a funny thing / J. B. S. Haldane -- from The identity of man / Jacob Bronowski -- from Science and literature, 'Darwin's illness', 'The phenomenon of man', the postscript to 'Lucky Jim", and 'D'Arcy Thompson and growth and form' / Peter Medawar -- from Self-made man / Jonathan Kingdon -- from Origins reconsidered / Richard Leakey and Roger Lewin -- from Lucy / Donald C. Johanson and Maitland A. Edey -- Worm for a century, and all seasons / Stephen Jay Gould -- from Life cycles / John Tyler Bonner -- from Uncle Tungsten / Oliver Stacks -- Seven wonders / Lewis Thomas -- from Avoid boring people / James Watson -- from What mad pursuit / Francis Crick -- from The unnatural nature of science / Lewis Wolpert -- from Essays of a biologist / Julian Huxley -- Religion and science / Albert Einstein -- from The demon-haunted world / Carl Sagan -- Part 3. What scientists think -- from The character of physical law / Richard Feynman -- from What is life? / Erwin Schro¿dinger -- from Darwin's dangerous idea and Consciousness explained / Daniel Dennett -- from The growth of biological thought / Ernst Mayr -- from The tragedy of the commons / Garrett Hardin -- from Geometry for the selfish herd and Narrow roads of geneland / W. D. Hamilton -- from How nature works / Per Bak -- The fantastic combinations of John Conway's new solitaire game "life" / Martin Gardner -- from The miraculous jar / Ian Stewart -- from Computing machinery and intelligence / Alan Turing -- from What is the theory of relativity? / Albert Einstein -- from Mr. Tompkins / George Gamow -- from The Goldilocks enigma / Paul Davies -- from The time and space of Uncle Albert / Russell Stannard -- from The elega

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Boasting almost one hundred pieces, 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 engineering,essays and commentary,science,science and math,science and scientists,science and technology,technology Science & Math, Oxford University Press

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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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A celebration of the finest writing by scientists, for a wider audience. Edited and introduced by Richard Dawkins, whose own classic work "The Selfish Gene" sparked off a new and continuing wave of modern science writing, it includes extracts from Julian Huxley, E.O. Wilson, Rachel Carson, Albert Einstein, Alan Turing, and many others.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780199216802
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0199216800
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
419 Pages
Weight: 0,835 kg
Language: Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9780199216802

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