Science Is Culture: Conversations at the New Intersection of Science + Society

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Harper Collins, Oct 12, 2010 - Science - 368 pages

Seed magazine brings together a unique collection of conversations between prominent scientists, artists, and other thinkers, with dialogue designed to tear down the wall between science and society. In this one-of-a-kind-experiment, Science Is Culture offers insights from the Steven Pinker, Tom Wolfe, Noam Chomsky, David Byrne, Errol Morris, Jonathan Lethem, and many more of the world’s brightest burning minds.

 

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Contents

Rebecca Goldstein
23
Alan Lightman and Richard Colton
43
Drew Endy and Stefan Sagmeister
61
Joan Fontcuberta
75
Laurie David
89
Noam Chomsky
103
Michel Gondry and Robert Stickgold
117
Janna Levin
131
Will Self and Spencer Wells
209
Benoit Mandelbrot
225
Marc Hauser and Errol Morris
239
Tom Wolfe and Michael Gazzaniga
255
Jill Tarter
269
Complex Networks Feedback Loops and the Cities
283
AlbertLászló Barabási
297
Paul Steinhardt
313

Daniel Levitin and David Byrne
147
Lisa Randall and Chuck Hoberman
163
Michael Shanks and Lynn Hershman
177
Lawrence Krauss
193
Thomas E Lovejoy
329
Acknowledgments
345
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