CONVERGENCIAS

CONVERGENCIAS

PETER WATSON

$196.00
IVA incluido
Agotado
Editorial:
CRITICA
Materia
LITERATURA
ISBN:
978-607-747-485-2
Idioma:
Castellano

Peter Watson, autor de obras como Ideas, Historia intelectual del siglo xx o La edad de la nada, ha escrito una brillante historia de la ciencia moderna con un original y significativo giro que revela íntimas conexiones entre Física y Química, Psicología y Biología, Genética y Lingüística. Watson demuestra, con extraordinario estilo narrativo propio de una novela de detectives cósmica, cómo la convergencia entre tan diferentes ramas científicas juega un papel fundamental en la historia de la ciencia. Enlaza avances científicos, salta de disciplina en disciplina y explica el mayor descubrimiento científico de cada década. Cuenta, desde el punto de vista de los científicos, qué hay detrás de cada hallazgo y valora cada descubrimiento y su impacto. En suma, se trata de una fascinante manera de descubrir qué sabemos sobre la ciencia y hacia dónde se dirige la investigación en el siglo XXI. «Hemos descubierto un fascinante patrón de convergencia, tal vez lo más profundo sobre el universo.» Steven Weinberg, Premio Nobel de Física 1979

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  • PSYCHOLOGY AND RACE
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    Since the problems of race relations are worldwide, the international origins and perspectives of this excellent and timely book are especially advantageous. More research has been done in the United States than elsewhere on the psychology of race relations, so it is appropriate that a plurality of the chapters of this book are by American authors--a stellar group that includes...

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  • THE GREAT DIVIDE
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    In The Great Divide, acclaimed author and historian Peter Watson explores the development of humankind between the Old World and the New, and offers a groundbreaking new understanding of human history. By 15,000 BC, humans had migrated from northeastern Asia across the frozen Bering land bridge to the Americas. When the last Ice Agecame to an end, the Bering Strait refilled wit...

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  • THE GERMAN GENIUS
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    The German Genius is a virtuoso cultural history of German ideas and influence, from 1750 to the present day, by acclaimed historian Peter Watson (Making of the Modern Mind, Ideas). From Bach, Goethe, and Schopenhauer to Nietzsche, Freud, and Einstein, from the arts and humanities to science and philosophy, The German Genius is a lively and accessible review of over 250 years o...

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  • VATICAN VENDETTA
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    An ambitious American pope makes powerful enemies—from the Italian Mafia to the US President—in this fascinating thriller that “could be next week’s news” (Daily Mail).   What if the unused riches of the Catholic Church were called upon to combat global poverty?   Following a tragic earthquake in Italy, Pope Thomas—the first American pontiff and a transformative leader—auctions...

    $109.00

  • STONES OF TREASON
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    An art historian gets caught up in a deadly international standoff in this “inventive” political thriller (The Guardian). What would happen if Greek extremists blackmailed Britain into returning ancient sculptures? And what if that blackmail involved not only Queen Elizabeth II, but also dark secrets about her uncle, the Duke of Windsor?   When Edward Andover, Surveyor of the Q...

    $109.00

  • LANDSCAPE OF LIES
    PETER WATSON
    A mysterious painting holds the clues to a cache of priceless relics in this treasure hunt of “deepening suspense” à la The Da Vinci Code (Library Journal).   In financial trouble, Isobel Sadler considers selling a painting that’s been in her family for generations. She can’t imagine it’s worth much . . . until someone tries to steal it.   Mystified, Isobel turns to art dealer ...

    $109.00