What Have You Changed Your Mind About?: Today's Leading Minds Rethink Everything

May 20, 2014|
What Have You Changed Your Mind About?: Today's Leading Minds Rethink Everything by John Brockman
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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.

The publisher of the online science salon Edge.org, John Brockman is the editor ofThe Universe,This Explains Everything,This Will Make You Smarter, and other volumes. He is the founder of the literary agency Brockman, Inc., and lives in New York City.
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Title:What Have You Changed Your Mind About?: Today's Leading Minds Rethink EverythingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:416 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.94 inShipping dimensions:416 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.94 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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