The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman (Google eBook)

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Basic Books, 2005 - Science - 329 pages
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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out is a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard P. Feynman—from interviews and speeches to lectures and printed articles. A sweeping, wide-ranging collection, it presents an intimate and fascinating view of a life in science-a life like no other. From his ruminations on science in our culture to his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, this book will fascinate anyone interested in the world of ideas.
  

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Feynman is the archetype of a scientist living a passionate life. Feynman's writing borders on technical in a few of this collection's essays, but nothing that requires a degree in physics. He is ... Read full review

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brilliant man with much achieved and a motivator for the younger generation to use their minds, their gifts and talents! dr. feynman predicted the techno future and it is revealed in this book... he ... Read full review

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Contents

Foreword byFreeman Dyson
Modern Society
7RichardP Feynmans Minority Report tothe Space Shuttle ChallengerInquiry
Some Remarks on Science
11Its asSimpleas OneTwo Three
13The Relation of Science and Religion
Index
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Richard P. Feynman was raised in Far Rockaway, New York, and received his Ph.D. from Princeton. He held professorships at both Cornell and the California Institute of Technology. In 1965 he received the Nobel Prize for his work on quantum electrodynamics. He died in 1988.

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