The Mind-Body Problem by Rebecca Goldstein
(Contemporary American Fiction)

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Wonderful book from perhaps the greatest living author today. Volume One of his "Border Trilogy." Hardcover. Original jacket. Stated First Edition. Light bumping. PO writing on front end page. Jacket price intact. Looks great. Very Good/Near Fine condition.
 

About Rebecca Goldstein

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Rebecca Newberger Goldstein is the author of "Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Godel" and of six works of fiction, including "The Mind-Body Problem, Mazel," and "Properties of Light." A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, she has received many awards for her fiction and scholarship, including a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. She lives in Massachusetts.
 
Published March 1, 1993 by San Val. 288 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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She fights to keep her cool, but it's hopeless--we enjoy watching her melt.

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Furthermore, as if in escape from the comparative puniness of her mind, she turns to her body: constantly thinking about sex (which Noam can take or leave), about children at times, finally falling into a series of indiscreet affairs with other Princeton thinkers.

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If there is no actual world by reference to which we account for the explanatory and predictive powers of our scientific theories, if the ''scientific culture'' is nothing but a way of producing one of the many constructed versions of the world, then the criteria by which we judge good stories, s...

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Goldstein's The Dark Sister is a cleverly constructed, imaginative tale that centers on a tormented feminist novelist whose solitude is interrupted only by phone calls from her silly but dangerous sister;

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