Science & Human Val

Science & Human Val

by Jacob Bronowski

Paperback(Revised)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060972813
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/14/1990
Series: Harper Perennial
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.32(d)
Lexile: 990L (what's this?)

About the Author

Jacob Bronowski was born in Poland in 1908. At the age of 12 he came to England, and within six years was a brilliant mathematics student at Cambridge. During the war he helped to forecast the economic effects of bombing Germany. After many years working for the National Coal Board, he moved to the Salk Institute in 1964 while developing his career as a broadcaster. In 1973, he presented for the BBC the ambitious 13-part series The Ascent of Man, which made him a household name. He died the following year.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition xi
The Creative Mind
1(24)
The Habit of Truth
25(24)
The Sense of Human Dignity
49
The Abacus and the Rose: A New Dialogue on Two World Systems
77

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