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Bronowski, Jacob 1908-1974

Overview
Works: 450 works in 1,749 publications in 16 languages and 34,065 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Biography  Popular works  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Host, Director, Publishing director, Creator, Publisher, Other, ed, Author of introduction
Classifications: Q175, 501
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Most widely held works about Jacob Bronowski
 
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Most widely held works by Jacob Bronowski
The ascent of man by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

129 editions published between 1079 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 4,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of science and the discoveries that have made man unique among animal species
Science and human values by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

101 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It discusses the theme, which runs throughout the essays, that science is as integral a part of the culture of our age as the arts are. the contents: 1. the creative mind 2. the habit of truth 3. the sense of human dignity
The Western intellectual tradition, from Leonardo to Hegel by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

98 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The common sense of science by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

116 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob Bronowski was, with Kenneth Clarke, the greatest popularizer of serious ideas in Britain between the mid 1950s and the early 1970s. Trained as a mathematician, he was equally at home with painting and physics, and wrote a series of brilliant books that tried to break down the barriers between 'the two cultures'. He denounced 'the destructive modern prejudice that art and science are different and somehow incompatible interests'. He wrote a fine book on William Blake while running the National Coal Board's research establishment. The Common Sense of Science, first published in 1951, is
The origins of knowledge and imagination by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The identity of man by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

50 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bronowski argues that a true humanistic philosophy must give equal place to the inner, subjective vision of the arts and the outer, objective perception of science since they are both products of one self-conscious creative imagination. In the final analysis, he emphasizes that these perspectives converge to reveal a more enlightened, universal ethics, one that fosters tolerance, mutual understanding, an appreciation of differences, and a sense that we all share a common destiny as human participants in nature's cosmic drama."--Jacket
A sense of the future : essays in natural philosophy by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

24 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magic, science, and civilization by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

12 editions published in 1978 in English and Italian and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Blake and the age of revolution by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

38 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bronowski was fascinated by William Blake for much of his life. His first book about him, A Man Without a Mask, was published in 1944. In 1958 his famous Penguin selection of Blake's poems and letters was published. As further testimony to Bronowski's enthusiasm it should be noted that the final plate in the book of his great TV series The Ascent of Man is Blake's frontispiece to Songs of Experience. William Blake and the Age of Revolution, first published in 1965, is, in some ways, a revised edition of A Man Without a Mask, in others, a new book. In it Bronowski gives a stimulating interpreta
The visionary eye : essays in the arts, literature, and science by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains essays on art and culture
The ascent of man a personal view by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

64 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind
William Blake, 1757-1827; a man without a mask by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

40 editions published between 1943 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poet's defence; the concept of poetry from Sidney to Yeats by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

22 editions published between 1939 and 1979 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of an atom by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the never-ending life cycle of a carbon atom from its birth in a star billions of years ago to the present time where it perhaps is a part of your body
The face of violence: an essay with a play by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

18 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insight by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

7 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creativity; a discussion at the Nobel Conference organized by Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota, 1970 by John D Roslansky( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science: chemistry, physics, astronomy. Editorial board: J. Bronowski and [others] Designed and illustrated by Hans Erni by , Sir Julian Huxley( Book )

25 editions published between 1960 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagination and the university( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowledge or certainty( Visual )

23 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the moral dilemma which confronts today's scientists by contrasting humanist traditions with the inhumanities of the Nazis, and the harnessing of nuclear energy with the development of the atomic bomb
 
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The origins of knowledge and imagination
Alternative Names
Bronowski, J.

Bronowski, J. 1908-1974

Bronowski, J. (Jacob), 1908-1974

Bronowski, Jacob

Bronowski, Jacob 1908-1974

Jacob Bronowski britischer Mathematiker und Biologe

Jacob Bronowski britisk poet og matematikar

Jacob Bronowski britisk poet og matematiker

Jacob Bronowski Brits wiskundige

Jacob Bronowski brittisk poet och matematiker

Jacob Bronowski matematico, biologo e storico polacco

Броновски, Джейкоб

Џејкоб Броновски

ברונובסקי, יעקב 1908-1974

יעקב ברונובסקי

برونوفسكي، ج.، 1908-1974

جاكوب برونوفسكي

جاكوب برونوفسكي، 1908-1974

ブロノフスキー, J

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Science and human valuesThe Western intellectual tradition, from Leonardo to HegelThe common sense of scienceThe origins of knowledge and imaginationThe identity of manA sense of the future : essays in natural philosophyWilliam Blake and the age of revolutionThe visionary eye : essays in the arts, literature, and scienceThe ascent of man a personal view