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The Common Sense of Science

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$32.50 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674146518

Publication Date: 09/19/1978


162 pages

5-1/4 x 8-3/8 inches

United States and its dependencies only

[Dr. Bronowski] has packed more thought, more idealism, and more uncommon sense then have probably ever before appeared between book covers in anywhere near so small a compass. The Common Sense of Science is at once a brief history of science from the time of Isaac Newton to the time of Albert Einstein; a guide to the relation of science (pure as well as applied) to our thinking, our ordinary lives, and ourselves; and a moving appeal for mutual understanding between science and general culture.The Humanist

This sensitive, searching book is concerned with the nature of science and the relation of its central creative ideas to other human activities… [The Common Sense of Science], like a fine glass of brandy, is a rich and satisfying distillment.Scientific American

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