Culture by John Brockman
Leading Scientists Explore Societies, Art, Power, and Technology

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"Theway Brockman interlaces essays about research on the frontiers of science withones on artistic vision, education, psychology and economics is sure to buzzany brain." —Chicago Sun-Times, on This Will Change Everything

Launchinga hard-hitting new series from and Harper Perennial, editor JohnBrockman delivers this cutting-edge master class covering everything you needto know about Culture. With original contributions by the world’sleading thinkers and scientists, including Jared Diamond, Daniel C. Dennett,Brian Eno, Jaron Lanier,Nicholas Christakis, and others, Culture offers a mind-expanding primeron a fundamental topic. Unparalleled in scope, depth, insight and quality,’s Culture is not to be missed.


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The founder and publisher of the influential on-line science salon, John Brockman is the editor of This Will Make You Smarter, This Will Change Everything, What Is Your Dangerous Idea?, What We Believe but Cannot Prove, and more. He is the CEO of the literary agency Brockman Inc., and lives in New York City.
Published August 16, 2011 by Harper Perennial. 307 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Computers & Technology, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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That culture has arrived, Brockman says, in the stylish writings of Stephen Hawking, Stephen Jay Gould, and others, whose books make the best-seller lists, apparently having created readers eager for their latest views on matter, humankind, the universe, and such avant-garde fields as artificial ...

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Publisher Frank Schirrmacher argues that modern technology is “changing the way people behave, people talk, people react, people think, and people remember,” and turning us all into “informavores” who eat information.

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