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Explaining the world around us, and the life within, is one of the most uniquely human drives, and the most celebrated activities of science. The central idea of this book is that modern science triumphed through an awkward assortment of accident and luck, geography and personal idiosyncrasy. 'Wondrous Truths' provides a fresh, daring, and genuine alternative to established views of scientific progress, and recovers Read more...

Abstract: Explaining the world around us, and the life within, is one of the most uniquely human drives, and the most celebrated activities of science. The central idea of this book is that modern science triumphed through an awkward assortment of accident and luck, geography and personal idiosyncrasy. 'Wondrous Truths' provides a fresh, daring, and genuine alternative to established views of scientific progress, and recovers at once the majesty of science and the grand sweep of big ideas

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