Swain, Harriet Ed.: Big Questions in Science
Book Number: 003142
Jonathan Cape London 2002 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [242pps] NEW with an introduction by John Maddox What is life about ? Will we ever be free of pain? Can we end disease? What causes aggresion? Leading scientific thinkers address twenty of the really big questions that people have been asking for hundreds of years. Their answers are each put into context by more general commentaries discussing the differing views of other leading contempory scientists and looking at how people have tackled the question in the past.