The Man Who Counted Infinity and Other Short Stories from Science, History and Philosophy (2020)

The Man Who Counted Infinity and Other Short Stories from Science History and Philosophy Albert Einstein once said Everything should be made as simple as possible but not simpler This is the guiding spirit of the books in this series of Short stories from science history and philosophy
  • Title: The Man Who Counted Infinity and Other Short Stories from Science, History and Philosophy
  • Author: Sašo Dolenc
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  • Page: 254
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  • Albert Einstein once said Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler This is the guiding spirit of the books in this series of Short stories from science, history and philosophy The objective here is to explain science in a simple, attractive and fun form that is open to all.The first axiom of this approach was set out as follows We believe iAlbert Einstein once said Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler This is the guiding spirit of the books in this series of Short stories from science, history and philosophy The objective here is to explain science in a simple, attractive and fun form that is open to all.The first axiom of this approach was set out as follows We believe in the magic of science We hope to show you that sci ence is not a secret art, accessible only to a dedicated few It involves learning about nature and society, and aspects of our existence which affect us all, and which we should all therefore have the chance to understand We shall interpret science for those who might not speak its language fluently, but want to understand its meaning We don t teach, we just tell stories about the beginnings of science, the natural phenomena and the underlying principles through which they occur, and the lives of the people who discovered them The aim of the writings collected in this series is to present some key scientific events, ideas and personalities in the form of short stories that are easy and fun to read Scientific and philosophical concepts are explained in a way that anyone may understand Each story may be read separately, but at the same time they all band together to form a wide ranging introduction to the history of science and areas of contemporary scientific research, as well as some of the recurring problems science has encountered in history and the philosophical dilemmas it raises today.Review If I were the only survivor on a remote island and all I had with me were this book, a Swiss army knife and a bottle, I would throw the bottle into the sea with the note Don t worry, I have everything I need Ciril Horjak, alias Dr Horowitz, a comic artist The writing is understandable, but never simplistic Instructive, but never patronizing Straightforward, but never trivial In depth, but never too intense Ali erdin, editor at Delo, the main Slovenian newspaper Does science think Heidegger once answered this question with a decisive No The writings on modern science skillfully penned by Sa o Dolenc, these small stories about big stories, quickly convince us that the contrary is true Not only does science think in hundreds of unexpected ways, its intellectual challenges and insights are an inexhaustible source of inspiration and entertainment The clarity of thought and the lucidity of its style make this book accessible to anyone in the finest tradition of popularizing science, its achievements, dilemmas and predicaments Mladen Dolar, philosopher and author of A Voice and Nothing More Sa o Dolenc is undoubtedly one of our most successful authors in the field of popular science, possessing the ability to explain complex scientific achievements to a broader audience in a clear and captivating way while remaining precise and scientific His collection of articles is of particular importance because it encompasses all areas of modern science in an unassuming, almost light hearted manner Bo tjan ek , physicist and former president of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts
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    1. A nice collection of short stories about great scientists and great scientific discoveries The book is split into several sections titled Numbers, Atoms, Molecules, Life and Brain Learn about how Georg Cantor counted the number of infinities, about the priest who came up with the idea of The Big Bang, about Louis Pasteur s penchant for public showmanship, about the deadly ebola virus, about what motivates the human brain, about what wiped out the dinosaurs and many other interesting stories like [...]

    2. I don t really have a lot to say about this book This is probably because I ve heard about these stories before Note to self maybe I should not read general science books any The book itself is as good as it goes, but some of the stories seem repetitive within them In one case Dolenc said the same thing three times before he got to the point he was making I suppose that for a person not familiar with science it might prove worthy, but even than, there are better books out there to read if one i [...]

    3. Average readI did not find this book to be that exciting It did not go into enough depth for me I needed .

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