The sleep walkers: a history of man's changing vision of the universe

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Macmillan, 1959 - Astronomy - 624 pages
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Review: The Sleepwalkers: A History of Man's Changing Vision of the Universe

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Obviously rather dated now - which is the price that any book on cosmology pays - but has the benefit of being written by a good writer and stands as a helpful introduction to the subject. Read full review

Review: The Sleepwalkers: A History of Man's Changing Vision of the Universe

User Review  - Kay - Goodreads

This was a very good history of scientific development showing how discoveries were made almost by accident and not in any directly progressive way. However, I wasn't impressed with Koestler's style and I thought there were a couple of passages which could have been reduced by the editor. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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DAWN
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THE HARMONY OF THE SPHERES
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