Leonard Shlain is Chairman of Laparoscopic Surgery at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco and is Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. He is the author of The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image and Sex, Time, and Power: How Women's Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution. Dr. Shlain lectures internationally and has been featured on The Newshour with Jim Lehrer and NPR. He lives in Mill Valley, California.
This book, which I read the first time many years ago, helped me to see the way history is really the creative human experience, whether it is art, science, mathematics, or... Read morePublished 5 months ago by K. Fitzer
I LOVE this book! A must have on any artist's shelf!!!! I learned more art history though Shlain than I did during my undergrad BFA!Published 6 months ago by Kat
I am in close agreement with Mr. Durand's review and will not bother to rehash its points. Dr. Shlain's understanding of post-Newtonian physics is superficial at best. Read morePublished 9 months ago by D. Dobkin
This is a must to read. Add this to your book list, this year. Highly recommended work from a brilliant man.Published 9 months ago by Cybot
Art and science do not oppose each other. Each is both its own topic and a complement to the other. Read morePublished 10 months ago by travel light and smiling