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The Resource The last unknowns : deep, elegant, profound unanswered questions about the universe, the mind, the future of civilization, and the meaning of life, edited by John Brockman ; foreword by Daniel Kahneman

The last unknowns : deep, elegant, profound unanswered questions about the universe, the mind, the future of civilization, and the meaning of life, edited by John Brockman ; foreword by Daniel Kahneman

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The last unknowns : deep, elegant, profound unanswered questions about the universe, the mind, the future of civilization, and the meaning of life
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The last unknowns
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deep, elegant, profound unanswered questions about the universe, the mind, the future of civilization, and the meaning of life
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Brockman ; foreword by Daniel Kahneman
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eng
Summary
This is a little book of profound questions--unknowns that address the secrets of our world, our civilization, the meaning of life. Here are the deepest riddles that have fascinated, obsessed, and haunted the greatest thinkers of our time, including Nobel laureates, cosmologists, philosophers, economists, prize-winning novelists, religious scholars, and more than 250 leading scientists, artists, and theorists
Summary
Here are the deepest riddles that have fascinated, obsessed, and haunted the greatest thinkers of our time, including Nobel laureates, cosmologists, philosophers, economists, prize-winning novelists, religious scholars, and more than 250 leading scientists, artists, and theorists. In The Last Unknowns, John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, asks a gathering of innovative thinkers: "What is ‘The Last Question,’ your last question, the question for which you will be remembered?" Includes essays by Jared Diamond, Steven Pinker, Elaine Pagels, Carlo Rovelli, Ian McEwan, Alison Gopnik, and others
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10783752
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TnLvILS
Dewey number
031.02
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1941-
  • 1934-
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Brockman, John
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True
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  • Questions and answers
  • Philosophy
  • Metaphysics
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adult
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deep, elegant, profound unanswered questions about the universe, the mind, the future of civilization, and the meaning of life
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The last unknowns : deep, elegant, profound unanswered questions about the universe, the mind, the future of civilization, and the meaning of life, edited by John Brockman ; foreword by Daniel Kahneman
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Includes index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
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in901886022
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xvi, 332 pages
Isbn
9780062897947
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)1091181642
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The last unknowns : deep, elegant, profound unanswered questions about the universe, the mind, the future of civilization, and the meaning of life, edited by John Brockman ; foreword by Daniel Kahneman
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
in901886022
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xvi, 332 pages
Isbn
9780062897947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1091181642

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