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11%OFFGrandy, David A.; Burton, Danny Ethus - Magic, Mystery and Science - 9780253216564 - V9780253216564
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Magic, Mystery and Science

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Description for Magic, Mystery and Science Paperback. An account of the history and survival of non-scientific explanations of the world Num Pages: 408 pages, 51 b&w photos, 1 index. BIC Classification: HRQX; PDX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5969 x 3963 x 22. Weight in Grams: 622.
"[P.D. Ouspensky's] yearning for a transcendent, timeless reality—one that cancels out physical disintegration and death—figures into science at some fundamental level. Einstein found solace in his theory of relativity, which suggested to him that events are ever-present in the space-time continuum. When his friend Michele Besso passed on shortly before his own death, he wrote: 'For us believing physicists the distinction between past, present, and future is only an illusion, even if a stubborn one.'" —from Magic, Mystery, and Science The triumph of science would appear to have routed all other explanations of reality. No longer does ... Read more

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Indiana University Press United States
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About Grandy, David A.; Burton, Danny Ethus
Dan Burton is Assistant Professor of History and Political Science at the University of North Alabama. He lives in Florence, Alabama. David Grandy is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Brigham Young University. He earned a Ph.D. in history and philosophy of science at Indiana University. He resides in Orem, Utah.

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