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A Sense of the Future: Essays in Natural Philosophy

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Jacob Bronowski truly educated an enormous number of members of that diffuse population usually referred to, with a hint of condescension, as educated laymen through his widely shared television series on the concepts of science and through such highly regarded books as The Identity of Man and The Ascent of Man. This volume extends the process to a further level of insight ...more
Paperback, 298 pages
Published September 1st 1978 by Mit Press (first published September 1st 1977)
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Essay's by one of the most brilliant men of the 20th century, Jacob Bronowski writings will never be dated.
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Jacob Bronowski was a British mathematician and biologist of Polish-Jewish origin. He is best remembered as the presenter and writer of the 1973 BBC television documentary series, The Ascent of Man.

In 1950, Bronowski was given the Taung child's fossilized skull and asked to try, using his statistical skills, to combine a measure of the size of the skull's teeth with their shape in order to discrim
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