The Resource This idea must die : scientific theories that are blocking progress, (eaudio)

This idea must die : scientific theories that are blocking progress, (eaudio)

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This idea must die : scientific theories that are blocking progress
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This idea must die
Title remainder
scientific theories that are blocking progress
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eng
Summary
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 This Idea Must Die: Steven Pinker dismantles the working theory of human behavior; Sherry Turkle reevaluates our expectations of artificial intelligence; 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 goa; Nina Jablonski argues to rid ourselves of the concept of race. 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
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Read by David Colacci and Susan Ericksen
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1941-
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  • Brockman, John
  • Colacci, David
  • Ericksen, Susan
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  • Science
  • Science in popular culture
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adult
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This idea must die : scientific theories that are blocking progress, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (16hr., 24 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781494528980
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MWT11285449
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11285449
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MWT11285449
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This idea must die : scientific theories that are blocking progress, (eaudio)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (16hr., 24 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494528980
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11285449
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11285449
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MWT11285449
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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