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Lauded by critics & devoured by readers, this companion to the BBC series traces the development of science as an expression of the special gifts that characterize humans & make us preeminent animals. Bronowski's exciting, illustrated investigation offers a perspective not just on science, but on civ...

Lauded by critics & devoured by readers, this companion to the BBC series traces the development of science as an expression of the special gifts that characterize humans & make us preeminent animals. Bronowski's exciting, illustrated investigation offers a perspective not just on science, but on civilization itself.
Lower than the angels
Foreword
The harvest of the seasons
The grain in the stone
The hidden structure
The music of the spheres
The starry messanger
The majestic clockwork
The drive for power
The ladder of creation
World within world
Knowledge or certainty
Generation upon generation
The long childhood
Bibliography
Index

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Number of Pages: 520

ISBN: 0316109339

ISBN-13: 9780316109338


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The Ascent of Man by Bronowski. I had no clue of these things and it opened my eyes to things beyond my tiny little bubble of life and understanding.