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The Spanner in the Works

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Exploring the profound impact of science and technology on the world, this argument seeks to prove that science has repercussions on contemporary spiritual life. Max Planck, Walter Benjamin, and Albert Einstein join ancient and medieval thinkers alike to inform the thrust of his argument. A person's place in the world depends upon redressing the balance, and these essays o ...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Brandl & Schlesinger
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Nice cover, skilled writer, but too heavy for my likings at the moment. Lots of good idea about the mythology behind science, but I really felt lost in the deep end pretty much right from the start. I didn't get far into it before its density overwhelmed me. Perhaps if I was better versed on this topic or more motivated to read about it, more than just picking it up fro the new books trolley at the library, perhaps then I could enjoy this book more.
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