The Varieties Of Scientific Experience: A Personal View Of The Search For God

November 6, 2007|
The Varieties Of Scientific Experience: A Personal View Of The Search For God by Carl Sagan
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“Ann Druyan has unearthed a treasure. It is a treasure of reason, compassion, and scientific awe. It should be the next book you read.” Sam Harris, author of The End of Faith

“A stunningly valuable legacy left to all of us by a great human being. I miss him so.”  Kurt Vonnegut

Carl Sagan''s prophetic vision of the tragic resurgence of fundamentalism and the hope-filled potential of the next great development in human spirituality


The late great astronomer and astrophysicist describes his personal search to understand the nature of the sacred in the vastness of the cosmos. Exhibiting a breadth of intellect nothing short of astounding, Sagan presents his views on a wide range of topics, including the likelihood of intelligent life on other planets, creationism and so-called intelligent design, and a new concept of science as "informed worship." Originally presented at the centennial celebration of the famous Gifford Lectures in Scotland in 1985 but never published, this book offers a unique encounter with one of the most remarkable minds of the twentieth century.
Carl Sagan was Professor of Astronomy and Space Sciences and Director of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies at Cornell University. He played a leading role in the Mariner, Viking, and Voyager spacecraft expeditions to the planets, for which he received the NASA medals for Exceptional Scientific Achievement. Dr. Sagan received the Pul...
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Title:The Varieties Of Scientific Experience: A Personal View Of The Search For God
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:304 pages, 9.2 X 5.4 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 9.2 X 5.4 X 0.8 in
Published:November 6, 2007
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780143112624

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