Writing the Future: Progress and Evolution

Writing the Future: Progress and Evolution

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ISBN-13: 9780262528719
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 04/30/2004
Series: Terra Nova Books
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About 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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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.

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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.

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

David Appelbaum, Professor of Philosophy, State University of New York at New Paltz

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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

David Appelbaum, Professor of Philosophy, State University of New York at New Paltz

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

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