The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination

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Yale University Press, Sep 10, 1979 - Psychology - 268 pages
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This book features the chapters - The Mind as an Instrument for Understanding; The Evolution and Power of Symbolic Language; Knowledge as Algorithm and as Metaphor; The Laws of Nature and the Nature of Laws; Error, Progress, and the Concept of Time; and Law and Individual Responsibility.

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User Review  - Augie - Goodreads

A series of four lectures delivered by the great Jacob Bronowski. He discusses the paradoxical nature of language and the essential role that error plays in scientific discovery. I wish he would've ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

I deeply respect Jacob Bronowski, and while I enjoyed this book, it read too much like a lecture to a beginning History of Science class or something of that nature. But it displays Bronowski's genius ... Read full review

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