Unweaving the Rainbow

Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder

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Keats accused Newton of destroying the poetry of the rainbow by explaining the origin of its colours. Dawkins argures that Keats could not have been more mistaken, and shows how an understanding of science enhances our wonder at the world around us. ...Continua
Ramnagel
Ha scritto il 25/04/09
An Elegant Exposition Of Reason And Beauty
This is a book I had waited for without knowing it. Dawkins had written so many brilliant works on biology that I was gob-smacked when he produced a treatise on reason and science in general. He did not disappoint. He debunks nonsense and explains ex...Continua
Leebeck
Ha scritto il 29/02/08

Terrible. Richard Dawkins doesn't have much to say outside of biology.

David Johncock
Ha scritto il 10/10/07
Dawkins writes with infectious awe and reverence about the immense satisfaction which can be gained from serious scientific enquiry and offers a warning against the dangers of superstition and of populist misconceptions of science. Thought-provoking...Continua

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