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I found especially apt the discussion of dissent, freedom, and respect being balanced in the scientific enterprise; and how pre-scientific disciplines such as law and nation-state politics ultimately suffer without this careful balance.

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Krueger – – Behavioral and Brain Sciences 12 2: Toward a Unified Psychophysical Law. The third essay is a bit longer than either of the first two, and is I think more ambitious and more interesting than either of those. Science and calues Quest for Meaning.

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Danny rated it really liked it Jun 10, Customer Ratings We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this book. We see that it makes sense to treat them as one thing. I was expecting a poor secondhand copy but found a brand new copy at an excellent price.

It does have its turn offs however: Egalitarianism and the Case of the Movius Line.


It blurs the hard line between science and art while at the same time reaffirming their respective value. Mar 30, Doris Raines rated it really liked it Shelves: And, from the title of the series of lectures, one can foresee that he will conclude that the values of science, the values of scientistsand the values of humanity are basically one and the same.

Asif Iqbal rated it it was amazing Sep 01, This dialogue does address the theme in an entertaining, if somewhat silly, manner. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Buy the selected items together This item: Set up a giveaway. I was happy to find another copy, in very good condition, to share with my family. This little book is a winner. Science is commonly considered neutral, an endeavor concerned only with facts. Jul 26, Nik Kane rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is the act of creation … How slipshod by comparison is the notion that either art or science sets out to copy nature … if science were a copy of fact, then every theory would be either right or wrong, and would be so for ever … … There are no appearances to be photographed, no experiences to be copied, in which we do not take part.

The Ascent of Man. Ask any 5 year old and they could tell you Start reading this book calues the last page and you will find the statement, “Science has nothing to be ashamed of in the ruins of Nagasaki.


See all 18 reviews. Transcripts of the lectures were published posthumously in as The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination and remain in print.

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The book consists of essays previously presented in some form, with a final essay written to wrap the others. The discoverer or the artist presents in them two aspects of nature and fuses then into one. Bronoski flows bronodski whereas Dennett is a lot more halting I assume because of the nature of the book’s argument.

This article has no associated abstract. We need more thought like that of Bronowski. These schools, which he terms logical positivism view spoiler [B. His ability to answer questions on many varied subjects led to an offhand reference in an episode of Monty Python’s Flying Circus where one character states that “He knows everything.