SCIENCE IN THE SOUL

Sách Ebooks PDF, Epub, Prc SCIENCE IN THE SOUL Nguồn gốc: Grantham Book Services, Tác giả: Richard DawkinsNXBTransworld s LtdNăm XB31/05/2018, Trọng lượng (gr): 304Kích thước2.0 x 19.0 x 12.0Số trang448Hình thứcBìa MềmSản phẩm hiển thị trongGrantham Book ServicesSản phẩm bán chạy nhấtTop 100 sản phẩm Philosophy bán chạy của tháng. Thuộc danh mục sách: FOREIGN BOOKS SOCIETY & SOCIAL SCIENCES PHILOSOPHY SOCIETY & CULTURE: GEN… CULTURAL STUDIES POPULAR CULTURE

science in the soul

SCIENCE IN THE SOUL

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Richard Dawkins – author of The Selfish Gene, The Blind Watchmaker, and The God Delusion – is one of science’s greatest communicators. This anthology of more than forty pieces is a kaleidoscopic argument for the power and the glory of science.

Breathtaking, brilliant and passionate, these essays, journalism, lectures and letters make an unanswerable case for the wonder of scientific discovery and its power to stir the imagination; for the practical necessity of scientific endeavour to society; and for the importance of the scientific way of thinking – particularly in today’s ‘post-truth’ world.

With an introduction and new commentary by the author, subjects range from evolution and Darwinian natural selection to the role of scientist as prophet, whether science is itself a religion, the probability of alien life in other worlds, and the beauties, cruelties and oddities of earthly life in this one. Alongside the explications, the celebrations and the controversies are wonderfully funny ventures into satire and parody, and moving personal reflections in memory and honour of others.

Science in the Soul is a sparkling showcase for Professor Dawkins’ rapier wit, the clarity, precision and vigour he brings to an argument, the beauty of his prose, the depth of his feeling and his capacity for joy.

mr. lemoncello's great library race

MR. LEMONCELLO’S GREAT LIBRARY RACE

#1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Grabenstein is back with the third fantastically fun, puzzle-packed MR. LEMONCELLO adventure!

On your marks. Get set. Lemon, cello, GO!

Everyone’s favorite game maker, Mr. Lemoncello, is testing out his new FABULOUS FACT-FINDING FRENZY game! If Kyle can make it through the first round, he and the other lucky finalists will go on a great race–by bicycle, bookmobile, and even Mr. Lemoncello’s corporate banana jet!–to find fascinating facts about famous Americans. The first to bring their facts back to the library will win spectacular prizes! But when a few surprising “facts” surface about Mr. Lemoncello, it might be GO TO JAIL and LOSE A TURN all at once! Could Kyle’s hero be a fraud? It’s winner take all, so Kyle and the other kids will have to dig deep to find out the truth before the GAME is OVER for Mr. Lemoncello and his entire fantastic empire!

Filled with brand-new puzzles and games (including a hidden bonus puzzle!), this fast-paced read will have gamers and readers alike racing to the finish line because, like Mr. Lemoncello’s commercials say, IS IT FUN? . . . HELLO! IT’S A LEMONCELLO!

* “An ode to libraries and literature that is a worthy successor to the original madman puzzle-master himself, Willy Wonka.” –Booklist, Starred, on Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library

“Just as much of an adventure as the first.” –The Washington Post, on Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics

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