The Resource This idea must die : scientific ideas that are blocking progress, (ebook)

This idea must die : scientific ideas that are blocking progress, (ebook)

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This idea must die : scientific ideas that are blocking progress
Title
This idea must die
Title remainder
scientific ideas that are blocking progress
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eng
Summary
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 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
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Midwest
Dewey number
500
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non fiction
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  • Science in popular culture
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adult
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This idea must die : scientific ideas that are blocking progress, (ebook)
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9780062374356
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT12309323
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This idea must die : scientific ideas that are blocking progress, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062374356
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12309323
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12309323
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MWT12309323
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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