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  • The Ascent Of Manby Jacob Bronowski

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.09

    Dr Jacob Bronowksi's The Ascent of Man traces the development of human society through our understanding of science. First published in 1973 to accompany the groundbreaking BBC television series, it is considered one of the first works of 'popular science', illuminating the historical and social context of scientific development for a generation... more...

  • Science and Human Valuesby Jacob Bronowski

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 14.57

    Science and Human Values was originally a lecture by Jacob Bronowski at MIT in 1953. Published five years later, it opens unforgettably with Bronowski's description of Nagasaki in 1945: 'a bare waste of ashes', making him acutely aware of science's power both for good and for evil. After such knowledge, what forgiveness? With care and erudition... more...

  • William Blake and the Age of Revolutionby Jacob Bronowski

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 20.41

    Bronowski was fascinated by William Blake for much of his life. His first book about him, A Man Without a Mask , was published in 1944. In 1958 his famous Penguin selection of Blake's poems and letters was published. As further testimony to Bronowski's enthusiasm it should be noted that the final plate in the book of his great TV series The Ascent... more...

  • The Common Sense of Scienceby Jacob Bronowski

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 16.03

    Jacob Bronowski was, with Kenneth Clarke, the greatest popularizer of serious ideas in Britain between the mid 1950s and the early 1970s. Trained as a mathematician, he was equally at home with painting and physics, and wrote a series of brilliant books that tried to break down the barriers between 'the two cultures'. He denounced 'the destructive... more...

  • Imagination and the Universityby Jacob Bronowski; Henry Steele Commager; Gordon W. Allport; Paul H. Buck

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 12.95

    This volume, the Frank Gerstein Lectures for 1963, is the second series of Invitation Lectures to be delivered at York University. The theme "Imagination and the University" was appropriate for it is in its early years that a university is sufficiently flexible to utilize imagination in its structure and in its curriculum. more...

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