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A thorough biographical illustration of four scientists using Bacon's (Aristotle's) inductive process. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Molly Johnson
Throughout history we find examples of a failure to embrace scientific fact and then reflect on how they affect humanity. Separating these two leads to true ignorance.Published 3 months ago by Edward Stanford
Snyder has written a great book reminiscent of Paul Johnson or Daniel Boorstin - a saga revealed through vignettes and most of all, interesting people. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Avid Reader
Great story telling of the development of philosophy and science in Europe during the 19th century. Especially interesting after reading The Cave and the Light regarding the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Gilbert V Herman
As the author points out these four remarkable men created what we today think of as modern science. At the same time they helped take a lot of the owner out of the world. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Wade Steen
This is tremendous book on leading British scientists of their era. The components on the development of photography and the Baddage and Lovelace visionary work on computing were... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Sug
This is the stuff of Hollywood pictures, or it should be. I've read portions of Snyder's work with the same page-turning anticipation that I read Ray Monk's *Duty of Genius* -- an... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Michael Fletcher, Ph.D.
Highly well researched, it covers the professional life of four not too well known key scientist of the XIX Century. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Traveler