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The Information by James Gleick
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bookshelves: philosophy, history, science

A concise summary of a vast subject. James Gleick's coverage of symbolism is an apt, strong theme throughout. The summary of the scientific viewpoint also covers well the confusion about the fundamentality of information rather than a material objectivism.

Finally, Wikipedia gets due coverage for being perhaps the greatest real social democratic project on the planet, warts and all.
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May 8, 2018 – Started Reading
May 8, 2018 – Shelved
May 19, 2018 – Shelved as: philosophy
May 19, 2018 – Shelved as: history
May 19, 2018 – Shelved as: science
May 19, 2018 – Finished Reading

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