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The Resource What is your dangerous idea? : today's leading thinkers on the unthinkable, edited by John Brockman ; with an introduction by Steven Pinker and an afterword by Richard Dawkins

What is your dangerous idea? : today's leading thinkers on the unthinkable, edited by John Brockman ; with an introduction by Steven Pinker and an afterword by Richard Dawkins

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What is your dangerous idea? : today's leading thinkers on the unthinkable
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What is your dangerous idea?
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today's leading thinkers on the unthinkable
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edited by John Brockman ; with an introduction by Steven Pinker and an afterword by Richard Dawkins
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What is your dangerous idea?
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todays leading thinkers on the unthinkable
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eng
Summary
POPULAR SCIENCE. The world's leading scientific thinkers explore bold, remarkable, perilous ideas that could change our lives-for better ... or for worse ... From Copernicus to Darwin, to current-day thinkers, scientists have always promoted theories and unveiled discoveries that challenge everything society holds dear; ideas with both positive and dire consequences. Many thoughts that resonate today are dangerous not because they are assumed to be false, but because they might turn out to be true. What do the world's leading scientists and thinkers consider to be their most dangerous idea? Through the leading online forum Edge (www.edge.org), the call went out, and this compelling and easily digestible volume collects the answers
Summary
A collection of essays by some of the world's leading scientists describes ideas and advances that could have devastating repercussions in terms of both their use and philosophical implications, ranging from using medication to change personality to examining a universe in which we are completely alone. Original. 40,000 first printing
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201890
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WWBK
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001
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • 1941-
  • 1954-
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  • Brockman, John
  • Pinker, Steven
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True
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  • Ethics
  • Science and civilization
  • Science
  • Science
  • Intellectuals
  • Intellectual life
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adult
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today's leading thinkers on the unthinkable
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What is your dangerous idea? : today's leading thinkers on the unthinkable, edited by John Brockman ; with an introduction by Steven Pinker and an afterword by Richard Dawkins
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First published: 2014
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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000058866875
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21 cm.
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xxxiii, 300 pages
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9780061214950
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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(OCoLC)961161494
Label
What is your dangerous idea? : today's leading thinkers on the unthinkable, edited by John Brockman ; with an introduction by Steven Pinker and an afterword by Richard Dawkins
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published: 2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000058866875
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 300 pages
Isbn
9780061214950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)961161494

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