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March Book Club: The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing, Dawkins, ed

Very short but excellent readings selected by Richard Dawkins for their literary quality as well as scientific significance. Bring up whichever you'd like to discuss; we are all reading:

Creation Revisited by Peter Atkins (p.11)

One Self: A Meditation on the Unity of Consciousness by Nicholas Humphrey (p. 96)

The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee by Jared Diamond (p. 110)

Religion and Science by Albert Einstein (p. 235)

The Character of Physical Law by Richard Feynmen (p. 247)

What is Life? by Erwin Schrodinger (p. 249)

A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking (p. 342)

Little Men and Flying Saucers by Loren Eiseley (p. 393)

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  • Elaine

    Thanks to Earle for leading the book club when I was home sick on the March meeting date. Great book coming up for April meeting, Who's in Charge? Free Will and the Science of the Brain, by Michael Gazzaniga. Details will follow.

    March 13, 2014

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