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The Hedgehog, the Fox, and the Magister's Pox

Mending the Gap between Science and the Humanities

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$21.50 • £17.95 • €19.50

ISBN 9780674061668

Publication Date: 10/01/2011


288 pages

6 x 9 inches

36 halftones, 4 line illustrations

Belknap Press

Not for sale in UK & British Commonwealth (except Canada)

A fitting tribute to his career, as it combines, in both style and substance, the different themes of his life’s work. Blending genuine literary talents with impeccable scientific credentials, Gould crafts an elegant entreaty for scientists and scholars to spend less time complaining about each other and more time combining their considerable resources. We need both the fox and the hedgehog in any intellectual menagerie—the persistent pluralist.—Alan C. Hutchinson, The Globe and Mail

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