Writing the Future: Progress and Evolution

Writing the Future: Progress and Evolution

by David Rothenberg
     
 

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Through essays, poetry, stories, and images, writers and artists offer their perceptions of how we fit into the world and where we might be headed.  See more details below

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Through essays, poetry, stories, and images, writers and artists offer their perceptions of how we fit into the world and where we might be headed.

Editorial Reviews

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"... [A] book that will delight the reader... an exemplary anthology." William Kowinski San Francisco Chronicle

"The strength of these pieces lies in their powerful sense of place,binding diverse human activities to their natural context." Elizabeth Sourbut New Scientist

William Kowinski
...[A] book that will delight the reader...an exemplary anthology.

New Scientist - Elizabeth Sourbut
The strength of these pieces lies in their powerful sense of place,binding diverse human activities to their natural context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262182355
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Series:
Terra Nova Books
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

What People are saying about this

Scott Slovic
A dazzling collection, full of insights, surprises and useful provocations. I was very impressed by the clarity and vividness of the selections and found them to be engaging even to a non-specialist.

From the Publisher
"A dazzling collection, full of insights, surprises and useful provocations. I was very impressed by the clarity and vividness of the selections and found them to be engaging even to a non-specialist."—Scott Slovic, Department of English, University of Nevada, RenoPlease note: Endorser gives permission to excerpt from quote.
David Appelbaum
An interesting and highly leavened mix of thought, perception, and speculation, all of which provokes more of the same. Its premise—that there must be an underlying creative impulse that governs biological evolution and human progress—is challenging and timely now, when the concept of natural selection is under political attack

Meet the Author

David Rothenberg is Professor of Philosophy at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and founder of the Terra Nova book series. His most recent books are Always the Mountains and Sudden Music: Improvisation, Art and Nature.

Wandee J. Pryor is former Managing Editor of Terra Nova projects at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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