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Paradigms Regained
John L. Casti

Classification : Sciences
Pub Date : Nov 01, 2001
Imprint : Abacus
Page Extent : 335
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780349111339
Price : 650

About the book
How did life on Earth get started? Can we duplicate human thought in a computing machine? How do children acquire language? Ten years ago, in PARADIGMS LOST, John L. Casti looked at the state of play with these and a handful of other eternal questions, outlining the competing answers on offer and describing the scientists who advocated them. In PARADIGMS REGAINED Casti recounts the huge leaps science has made since then, and how new theories and candidate answers have emerged for almost all the big questions. As we enter the twenty-first century, PARADIGMS REGAINED provides an excellent summary of what we understand about key scientific issues

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'Casti writes in a well-practised and easy style.' TIMES HIGHER EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT>
'A brilliant guide to the state of science.' SCOTSMAN>
'A classic, cleverly updated to reconsider eternal questions in the light of current knowledge.' SUNDAY TIMES>
     
John L. Casti
John L. Casti is a member of the faculty of the Santa Fe Institute and a professor at the Technical University of Vienna. He divides his time between Santa Fe, New Mexico and Vienna.>