There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness (order now to receive in November)

There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness (order now to receive in November)

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'A joy of a book - enriching, illuminating, eclectic and far from a conventional science read' Richard Webb, New Scientist Books of the Year

'Carlo Rovelli's imaginative rigour, his lively humour and his beautiful writing are inspiring' Erica Wagner

One of the most inspiring thinkers of our age, the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics transforms the way we think about the world with his reflections on science, history and humanity

In this collection of writings, the logbook of an intelligence always on the move, Carlo Rovelli follows his curiosity and invites us on a voyage through science, history, philosophy and politics.

Written with his usual clarity and wit, these pieces range widely across time and space: from Newton's alchemy to Einstein's mistakes, from Nabokov's butterflies to Dante's cosmology, from travels in Africa to the consciousness of an octopus, from mind-altering psychedelic substances to the meaning of atheism.

Charming, pithy and elegant, this book is the perfect gateway to the universe of one of the most influential scientists of our age.



PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780241454688
BY (AUTHOR) Rovelli, Carlo
PUBLISHER : Penguin Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : November 03, 2020
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Allen Lane
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Hardback
DIMENSION : 222 mm x 144 mm
WEIGHT : 349 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Biography, Literature & Literary studies
Mathematics & Science
Philosophy & Religion
DESCRIPTION :

'A joy of a book - enriching, illuminating, eclectic and far from a conventional science read' Richard Webb, New Scientist Books of the Year

'Carlo Rovelli's imaginative rigour, his lively humour and his beautiful writing are inspiring' Erica Wagner

One of the most inspiring thinkers of our age, the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics transforms the way we think about the world with his reflections on science, history and humanity

In this collection of writings, the logbook of an intelligence always on the move, Carlo Rovelli follows his curiosity and invites us on a voyage through science, history, philosophy and politics.

Written with his usual clarity and wit, these pieces range widely across time and space: from Newton's alchemy to Einstein's mistakes, from Nabokov's butterflies to Dante's cosmology, from travels in Africa to the consciousness of an octopus, from mind-altering psychedelic substances to the meaning of atheism.

Charming, pithy and elegant, this book is the perfect gateway to the universe of one of the most influential scientists of our age.



PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780241454688
BY (AUTHOR) Rovelli, Carlo
PUBLISHER : Penguin Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : November 03, 2020
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Allen Lane
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Hardback
DIMENSION : 222 mm x 144 mm
WEIGHT : 349 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Biography, Literature & Literary studies
Mathematics & Science
Philosophy & Religion