Paradigms Lost

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HarperCollins, Nov 1, 1990 - Science - 565 pages
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The origins of life ... Extraterrestrials ... Our genetic destiny ... The roots of language and learning ... Quantum physics and the shape of the universe ... Artificial intelligence .. In a masterful "trial by reason," author John L. Casti presents all sides of the most important and vital scientific debates raging in the world today -- scrutinizing six perplexing "great questions" in the most engaging, astonishing and accessible amalgam of science and literature since A Brief History of Time.

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Review: Paradigms Lost: Tackling the Unanswered Mysteries of Modern Science

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

This is a book written by a smart, literate and inquisitive man. The fact that he is a mathematics professor (which is not truly a topic covered in this volume) gives it a certain "balance" that would ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl in CC NV - Goodreads

Been on my shelf for too long. Ok, not since 1989, but still. Read full review

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About the author (1990)

About the author John L. Casti is a Professor at the Institute for Econometrics, Operations Research, and System Theory at the Technical University of Vienna, Austria. He is the author or editor of nine books, including, most recently, Linear Dynamical Systems and Paradigms Lost: Conflicting Visions of Reality in Modern Science, a science book for the general reader. In addition, he has published over 70 research papers. Professor Casti received his PhD in mathematics from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, in 1970.

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