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Bronowski, Jacob 1908-1974

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The ascent of man by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

124 editions published between 1079 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 4,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

97 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,799 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 )

66 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is intellectual history in the largest sense, not confined to ideas in one or a few fields, but covering the whole spectrum of Western intellectual activity during the four centuries when the world was transformed from medieval to modern. An important feature of the book is its stress on the interplay of ideas from different fields. In particular, the authors give more attention than is usual to the ideas of science, to the movements of literary style, and to the innovations in the arts. This is a profound and evocative history of the life of ideas in their full setting: of men, of groups of men, of events
The common sense of science by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

116 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,128 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 3 languages and held by 1,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The identity of man by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

57 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 1,704 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 1890 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published in 1978 in English and Italian and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

39 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,391 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 )

17 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,359 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 1900 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,199 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 )

43 editions published between 1943 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of an atom by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 674 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 )

19 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ascent of man( Visual )

55 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series surveying the development of science. Part 12 examines the complex code of human genetics and heredity, beginning with the experiments of Gregor Mendel and progressing to present day research in genetic engineering. Part 13 draws together the many threads of the Ascent of man series as it surveys the complex role of science in the cultural evolution of man and takes stock of humanity's sometimes precarious ascent
Insight by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

7 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 529 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 held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagination and the university by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

17 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume, the Frank Gerstein Lectures for 1963, is the second series of Invitation Lectures to be delivered at York University. The theme "Imagination and the University" was appropriate for it is in its early years that a university is sufficiently flexible to utilize imagination in its structure and in its curriculum
Science: chemistry, physics, astronomy. Editorial board: J. Bronowski and [others] Designed and illustrated by Hans Erni( Book )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Western intellectual tradition, from Leonardo to Hegel
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Bronowski, J.

Bronowski, J. 1908-1974

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Броновски, Джейкоб

Џејкоб Броновски

ברונובסקי, יעקב 1908-1974

יעקב ברונובסקי

برونوفسكي، ج.، 1908-1974

جاكوب برونوفسكي

جاكوب برونوفسكي، 1908-1974

브로노브스키, J. 1908-1974

브로노브스키, 야콥 1908-1974

브로노브스키, 쟈코브 1908-1974

브로노우스키, 제이콥 1908-1974

브로노프스키 1908-1974

브로노프스키, J. 1908-1974

브로노프스키, 야콥 1908-1974

브로노프스키, 제이콥 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