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    • The Island of Knowledge

    • The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning
    • By: Marcelo Gleiser
    • Narrated by: William Neenan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    How much can we know about the world? In this audiobook physicist Marcelo Gleiser traces our search for answers to the most fundamental questions of existence, the origin of the universe, the nature of reality, and the limits of knowledge. In so doing he reaches a provocative conclusion: Science, like religion, is fundamentally limited as a tool for understanding the world. As science and its philosophical interpretations advance, we face the unsettling recognition of how much we don't know.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Guidebook for cool things about physics and math

    • By Gary on 03-06-15

    Regular price: $24.95