There are three kinds of knowledge: what we know; what we know that we don't know; and, what we don't know that we don't know. It's the last kind that will bite you where it hurts. Science Matters is an extremely useful tool for finding out what we don't know about the massively complex world we live in. It's well written, easy to understand, and covers a broad array of subjects just deeply enough to give us a plausible shot at coming to sound conclusions about where we are and where we are headed, ready or not...
Medieval Science will blow the dust off of a few of those cob-webbed corners left over from everything you've been taught to believe about the dark ages. Not only is the work interesting in it's own right, as an exposition about science in an age where I was taught there was nothing but dirt, death and bad dental hygiene, but also interesting because, through it, I discovered greater and deeper links between East, Middle East and West, far more and far more interesting than just those my (north) American education would have me understand. AND... it's a good read too!
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