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Book Title: Science, Mind and Cosmos|
The size of the: 883 KB
Date of issue: 1995
ISBN 13: 9781857995855
The author of the book: John Brockman
Format files: PDF
Read full description of the books:Six essays from "How Things Are", editied by John Brockman and Katinka Matson.
These short, thought-provoking essays are models of clear, accessible writing and communicate the infectious enthusiasm of these great scientists as they investigate and analyse the world around us. These six essays are taken from "How Things Are: A Science Tool-Kit for the Mind", a collection of 34 contributions from the world's foremost scientists and an intellectual primer to take readers of all ages into the new sciences of the 21st century.
Read information about the authorWith a broad career spanning the fields of art, science, books, software and the Internet. In 1960 he established the bases for "intermedia kinetic environments" in art, theatre and commerce, while consulting for clients such as General Electric, Columbia Pictures, The Pentagon, The White House... In 1973 he formed his own literary and software agency. He is founder of the Edge Foundation and editor of Edge, a highly acclaimed website where the most outstanding thinkers, leaders of what he has termed "Third Culture", analyse cutting-edge science.
He is author and editor of several books, including: The Third Culture (1995); The Greatest Inventions of the Past 2000 Years (2000); The Next Fifty Years (2002) and The New Humanists (2003).
He has the distinction of being the only person to have been profiled on Page One of the "Science Times" (1997) and the "Arts & Leisure" (1966), both supplements of The New York Times.
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