|David P Barash - 2018 - Through a Glass Brightly (Science)|
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Through a Glass Brightly - David P. Barash - 2018
Using Science to See Our Species as We Really Are
By: David P. Barash
Narrated by: Charles Constant
Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
Release date: 09-11-18
Genre: Science & Technology, Biology
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
Format: mp3 64/22.05 stereo
In Through a Glass Brightly, noted scientist David P. Barash explores the process by which science has, throughout time, cut humanity "down to size", and how humanity has responded. A good paradigm is a tough thing to lose, especially when its replacement leaves us feeling more vulnerable and less special. And yet, as science has progressed, we find ourselves - like it or not - bereft of many of our most cherished beliefs, confronting an array of paradigms lost.
Barash models his argument around a set of "old" and "new" paradigms that define humanity's place in the universe. This new set of paradigms range from provocative revelations as to whether human beings are well designed, whether the universe has somehow been established with our species in mind (the so-called anthropic principle), whether life itself is inherently fragile, and whether Homo sapiens might someday be genetically combined with other species (and what that would mean for our self-image).
Rather than seeing ourselves through a glass darkly, science enables us to perceive our strengths and weaknesses brightly and accurately at last, so that paradigms lost becomes wisdom gained. The result is a bracing, remarkably hopeful view of who we really are.
©2018 David P. Barash (P)2018 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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