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Science and humanism

Erwin Schrödinger

Science and humanism

physics in our time.

by Erwin Schrödinger

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 68.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ171 .S298
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p.
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL205751M
    LC Control Numbera 53009937
    OCLC/WorldCa1168805

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    'Nature and the Greeks' and 'Science and Humanism' makes available for the first time in many years the text of two of Schrödinger's most famous lecture series. 'Nature and the Greeks' offers a comprehensive historical account of the twentieth-century scientific world picture, tracing modern science back to the earliest stages of Western Cited by:   Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress is remarkable, heart-warming, and long overdue.” — Christian Science Monitor “Pinker is a paragon of exactly the kind of intellectual honesty and courage we need to restore conversation and community, and the students are right to revere him.” —The Seattle Times.

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