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This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress 

This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress 

This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress 

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Harper Collins US

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  • Barkod: 9780062374349


The bestselling editor of This Explains Everything brings together 175 of the world's most brilliant minds to tackle Edge.org's 2014 question: What scientific idea has become a relic blocking human progress?

Each year, John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org-"The world's smartest website" (The Guardian)-challenges some of the world's greatest scientists, artists, and philosophers to answer a provocative question crucial to our time. In 2014 he asked 175 brilliant minds to ponder: What scientific idea needs to be put aside in order to make room for new ideas to advance? The answers are as surprising as they are illuminating. In :

  • Steven Pinker dismantles the working theory of human behavior

  • Richard Dawkins renounces essentialism

  • Sherry Turkle reevaluates our expectations of artificial intelligence

  • Geoffrey West challenges the concept of a "Theory of Everything"

  • Andrei Linde suggests that our universe and its laws may not be as unique as we think

  • Martin Rees explains why scientific understanding is a limitless goal

  • Nina Jablonski argues to rid ourselves of the concept of race

  • Alan Guth rethinks the origins of the universe

  • Hans Ulrich Obrist warns against glorifying unlimited economic growth

  • and much more.


  • Profound, engaging, thoughtful, and groundbreaking, This Idea Must Die will change your perceptions and understanding of our world today ... and tomorrow



    Sayfa Sayısı: 592

    Baskı Yılı: 2015


    Dili: İngilizce
    Yayınevi: Harper Perennial

    Sayfa Sayısı : 592

    İlk Baskı Yılı : 2015

    Dil : İngilizce

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