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Pursuit of Truth

Revised Edition

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PAPERBACK

$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674739512

Publication Date: 10/20/1992

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128 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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Willard Van Orman Quine was Edgar Pierce Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University. He wrote twenty-one books, thirteen of them published by Harvard University Press.

Awards & Accolades

  • W. V. Quine Is Winner of the 1996 Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy
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On this day 75 years ago, the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. James L. Nolan Jr.’s grandfather was a doctor who participated in the Manhattan Project, and he writes about him in Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, an unflinching examination of the moral and professional dilemmas faced by physicians who took part in the project. Below, please find the introduction to Nolan’s book. On the morning of June 17, 1945, Captain James F. Nolan, MD, boarded a plane