No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine
Little, Brown Book Group, 7 abr. 2016 - 384 páginas
Paris at the time of the French Revolution was the world capital of science. Its scholars laid the foundations of today's physics, chemistry and biology. They were true revolutionaries: agents of an upheaval both of understanding and of politics.
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This marvellous book has a little bit of everything. Steve Jones is an academic geneticist, and has written several books explaining his field, and defending Darwinian theories of evolution, in a ... Leer reseña completa
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The concept is to profile science and scientists at the time of the French Revolution. It was the Enlightenment, and all over England and northern Frances “scientists” were inventing, discovering and ... Leer reseña completa