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The Sacred Beetle and Other Great Essays in Science Martin Gardner

The Sacred Beetle and Other Great Essays in Science

Martin Gardner

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ISBN : 9780192860477
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447 pages
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AcknowledgmentsPrefaceFrancis Bacon: The sphinxCharles Darwin: Recapitulation and conclusionJohn Dewey: The influence of Darwinism on philosophyStephen Jay Gould: Nonmoral natureWilliam James: The problem of beingHavelock Ellis: What makes aMoreAcknowledgmentsPrefaceFrancis Bacon: The sphinxCharles Darwin: Recapitulation and conclusionJohn Dewey: The influence of Darwinism on philosophyStephen Jay Gould: Nonmoral natureWilliam James: The problem of beingHavelock Ellis: What makes a woman Beautiful?Jean Henri Fabre: The sacred beetleGilbert Keith Chesterton: The logic of elflandCarl Sagan: Can we know the universe? reflections on a grain of saltJoseph Wood Krutch: The colloid & the crystalJose Ortega Y Gasset: The barbarism of specializationThomas Henry Huxley: Science & cultureJohn Burroughs: Science & literatureIsaac Asimov: Science & beautyErnest Nagel: AutomationJohathan Norton Leonard: Other-worldly lifeJ. Robert Oppenheimer: Physics in the contemporary worldAlfred North Whitehead: Religion & scienceJohn Dos Passos: ProteusJulian Huxley: An essay on bird-mindArthur Stanley Eddington: The decline of determinismAldous Huxley: Science in the brave new worldRachel Carson: The sunless seaMaurice Maeterlinck: The nuptial flightH.G. Wells: The new source of energy- Science & ultimate truthLaura Fermi: SuccessSamuel Goudsmit: The gestapo in scienceRobert Louis Stevenson: Pans pipesSigmund Freud: Dreams of the death of beloved personsBertrand Russell: The science to save us from science- The greatness of Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein: E=mc2Lewis Thomas: Seven wonders