What Have You Changed Your Mind About?

Today's Leading Minds Rethink Everything

by John Brockman

On Sale: 05/20/2014

What Have You Changed Your Mind About?

Today's Leading Minds Rethink Everything

by John Brockman

On Sale: 05/20/2014

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About the Book

Even 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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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061686542
  • ISBN 10: 0061686549
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
  • On Sale: 05/20/2014
  • Pages: 416
  • List Price:18.50 CAD
  • BISAC1 : SCIENCE / General
  • BISAC2 : SCIENCE / Essays

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