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328 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190637774

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The Scientific Sublime

Popular Science Unravels the Mysteries of the Universe

Alan G. Gross

  • Proposes a novel theory of the sublime to explain the appeal of popular science
  • Essays on 20th and 21st-century popular science writing, from Rachel Carson to Stephen Hawking
  • Critically reviews Richard Dawkins's "God Delusion," discussing science and religion as two equally significant attempts at understanding the human condition