Selected by Nancy Elliott Mukundan, Visiting Assistant Professor of ChemistryThe Copernican Revolution opened a new world to me, in which science could be, in addition to a set of facts, a way of thinking, a philosophy, a historical movement, and even a culture. Read more...
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Since I have read, at a conservative estimate, 8,000 books in the past 80 years, several of which have had a profound influence on my thinking, how to choose? Somewhat arbitrarily, and with a wistful look at Virginia Woolf, George Eliot and other candidates, I fixed on Staffan Burenstam Linder, The Harried Leisure Class. Read more...
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