Thursday, April 20, 2006

New Book - What we believe but cannot prove

John Brockman
What we believe but cannot prove: science in the age of certainty
Free Press, 2005, 502 BRO

John Brockman, of the intellectual forum Edge Foundation, Inc. brings together answers to the question "What do you believe is true even though you cannot prove it?” from some of the worlds most eminent scientist and academics. From the future of computing to the origins of intelligence, respectedintellectualss from a variety ofdiscipliness bring together their most personal ideas about the subjects they care mostpassionatelyy about. Spanning a wide range of scientificendeavorsr and human experience in subject and questioningintellectuall principals as far reaching as the nature of "proof", this collection is an insight into the instinctive beliefs of some of today's most brilliant minds as well as an invitation to answer the question yourself.

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