What Have You Changed Your Mind About?: Today's Leading Minds Rethink Everything (Edge Question Series)

By: Brockman, John

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Even geniuses change their minds sometimes.

Edge (www.edge.org), the influential online intellectual salon, recently asked 150 high-powered thinkers to discuss their most telling missteps and reconsiderations: What have you changed your mind about? The answers are brilliant, eye-opening, fascinating, sometimes shocking, and certain to kick-start countless passionate debates.

Steven Pinker on the future of human evolution - Richard Dawkins on the mysteries of courtship - SAM HARRIS on the indifference of Mother Nature - Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the irrelevance of probability - Chris Anderson on the reality of global warming - Alan Alda on the existence of God - Ray Kurzweil on the possibility of extraterrestrial life - Brian Eno on what it means to be a "revolutionary" - Helen Fisher on love, fidelity, and the viability of marriage - Irene Pepperberg on learning from parrots . . . and many others.

Title: What Have You Changed Your Mind About?: Today's Leading Minds Rethink Everything (Edge Question Series)

Author Name: Brockman, John

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2014-05-20

ISBN Number: 0061686549

ISBN Number 13: 9780061686542

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used: Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: SKU201502719