The spirit of science - David Lorimer

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Title
The spirit of science - from experiment to experience
Author
David Lorimer
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Floris Books
Language
English
UK Publication Date
19980301

In this collection, distinguished scientists and thinkers from a wide range of disciplines examine the relationship of scientific knowledge and practice to the wider dimension of human life and awareness.For some this appears as spirituality, for others an investigation into consciousness and the intelligent heart of the cosmos. Whether in physics, cosmology or biology, these essays explore the very nature of knowledge itself and the continuing role of human creativity, emphasizing the need for crossing disciplinary boundaries in our search for understanding.

'If you want to discover exactly why science these days sounds so much like magic, then this is probably the best place to start.'-- Prediction'To read this fine volume is like attending a jamboree conference in your own home. David Lorimer did us all agreat favour by uniting these important discourses in one volume. It is a delight to read. This is a first-rate quality book to sharpen the mind and enrich the spirit.'-- New Humanity

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Science - Philosophy.
Country of Publication
Scotland
Number of Pages
368

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