What Have You Changed Your Mind About?
Today's Leading Minds Rethink Everything
By (author) John Brockman
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What Have You Changed Your Mind About? by John Brockman
Book DescriptionEven geniuses change their minds sometimes. Edge (www.edge.org), the influential online intellectual salon, recently asked 150 high-powered thinkers to discuss their most telling missteps and reconsiderations: What have you changed your mind about? The answers are brilliant, eye-opening, fascinating, sometimes shocking, and certain to kick-start countless passionate debates. Steven Pinker on the future of human evolution * Richard Dawkins on the mysteries of courtship * SAM HARRIS on the indifference of Mother Nature * Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the irrelevance of probability * Chris Anderson on the reality of global warming * Alan Alda on the existence of God * Ray Kurzweil on the possibility of extraterrestrial life * Brian Eno on what it means to be a "revolutionary" * Helen Fisher on love, fidelity, and the viability of marriage * Irene Pepperberg on learning from parrots ...and many others.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780061686542
(203mm x 135mm x 24mm)
Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John Brockman
Thinking, Paperback (August 2016)
"The essays contained in this book are unedited transcriptions of scientific talks and conversations between conference participants. Any apparent errors in usage should be considered natural products of speech"--Publisher's note.
Mind, Paperback (August 2016)
"A short, cutting-edge master class covering everything you need to know about the mind. Edited by John Brockman, with contributions by the world's leading scientists"--
Culture, Paperback (August 2016)» View all books by John Brockman
"A short, cutting-edge master class covering everything you need to know about culture. Edited by John Brockman, with contributions by the world's leading thinkers"--
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Author Biography - John Brockman
The publisher of the online science salon Edge.org, John Brockman is the editor of the national bestsellers This Idea Must Die, This Explains Everything, This Will Make You Smarter, and other volumes.
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