The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman

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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out is a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard P. Feynman, from interviews and speeches to lectures and printed articles. A sweeping, wide-ranging collection, it presents an intimate and fascinating view of a life in sciencea life like no other. From his ruminations on science in our culture to his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, this book will delight anyone interested in the world of ideas.

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JanWtH

Dec 10, 2009

For everyone's reading list

The book gives you a glimpse into a world which ought to be yours and mine as well, if not quite up front, then at least from as close as possible. Its a world of continuing and satifying curiosity, and where it may lead. It is also a rare book, because many of those so gifted are more and more isolated, or less able to tell their story so well.
The gap which opens up this way diminishes the sense of life of many and may even lead to distrust and hate.
Feynman bridges this gap in a magnificent style, ease and pleasure in being alive.

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