George Johnson is author of Fire in the Mind: Science, Faith, and the Search for Order and six other books. He resides on the Web at talaya.net --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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As a long time "fan" of Carl Sagan I'd like to thank Ann Druyan for editing and making Dr. Sagan's 1985 Gifford Lectures available in book form.
Sagan also is very polite and at least to me fairly balanced in his views when it comes to the evidence of 'God'.
As always, Carl Sagan makes us think about what was, what is and what all can be about ourselves and the universe! Arresting!Published 1 month ago by Arun Varma
We all know Carl Sagan was brilliant, and these lectures emphasize the point. How he could apparently speak with the clarity of writing is remarkable. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ronald L. Day
I gave this book 5 stars because it was typically well-done book by Carl Sagan. The only negative thing IMO is the misleading title, but at least the subtitle gets to the point of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Every word from Carl is spot on and he just understood the world unlike a lot of other scientists of his day. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Loren Fay Saunders
I must report briefly on what was going on just prior to finding this remarkable creation:
I was reading a book regarding the religious implications of naturally... Read more
Oh so good. This is like dipping your brain in honey... and I am supposing that would be somehow pleasant. Read morePublished 4 months ago by rob0bOy
I am so grateful to Ann Druyan and her anonymous friend who located the transcripts of these Gifford Lectures, making them available to us. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Saytchyn Maddux-Creech
What Sagan offers here is nothing short of an epistemology for the Enlightenment. While not as philosophical as other authors discussing theories of knowledge, Sagan writes in an... Read morePublished 6 months ago by A. Lewis