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Starry messenger : cosmic perspectives on civilization

Summary

Summary: "Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time--war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, and race--in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781250861498
  • ISBN: 1250880947
  • ISBN: 9781250880949
  • ISBN: 1250861500
  • ISBN: 9781250861504
  • Physical Description: xiv, 269 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2022.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Overture: Science and society -- Truth & beauty : aesthetics in life and in the cosmos -- Exploration & discovery : the value of both when shaping civilization -- Earth & moon : cosmic perspectives -- Conflict & resolution : tribal forces within us all -- Risk & reward : calculations we make daily with our own lives and the lives of other -- Meatarians & vegetarians : we are not entirely what we eat -- Gender & identity : people are more the same than different -- Color & race : once again, people are more the same than different -- Law & order : the foundation of civilization, whether we like it or not -- Body and mind : human physiology may be overrated -- Coda: Life & death.
Subject: Science and civilization
Civilization Philosophy
Cosmology
SCIENCE / Physics / Astrophysics
SCIENCE / Essays
SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Civilization Philosophy
Cosmology
Science and civilization
Genre: Essays.

Currently available copies

  • 30 / 50 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 2 / 3 copies available at West Georgia Regional Library System

Holds

  • 4 current holds on 50 total copies.
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