'Nature and the Greeks' and 'Science and Humanism' -

'Nature and the Greeks' and 'Science and Humanism'

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Nobel laureate Erwin Schroedinger was one of the most distinguished scientists of the twentieth century; his lectures on the history and philosophy of science are legendary. 'Nature and the Greeks' and 'Science and Humanism' makes available for the first time in many years the texts of two of Schroedinger's most famous lecture series. 'Nature and the Greeks' offers a comprehensive historical account of the twentieth-century scientific world picture, tracing modern science back to the earliest stages of Western philosophic thought. 'Science and Humanism' addresses some of the most fundamental questions of the century: what is the value of scientific research? And how do the achievements of modern science affect the relationship between material and spiritual matters? A foreword by Roger Penrose sets the lectures in a contemporary context, and affirms they are as relevant today as when they were first published.

Product code: 9781107431836

ISBN 9781107431836
Nobel laureate Erwin Schroedinger's lectures on the history and philosophy of science are legendary. Here the texts of some of his most famous lectures are made available for the first time in many years. As Roger Penrose's foreword confirms, they are as relevant today as when they were first published.