The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman
The Pleasure of Finding Things Out The Best Short Works of Richard P Feynman Author:Richard P. Feynman, Jeffrey Robbins The national best seller--an unparalleled collection of timeless writings by one of the most beloved and original thinkers of the twentieth century. — The Pleasure of Finding Things Out is a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard Feynman, from interviews and speeches to lectures and printed articles. A sweeping, wide-rangi... more »ng collection, it presents an intimate and fascinating view of a life in science-a life like no other.
From Feynman's ruminations on science in our culture to his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, this book will fascinate anyone interested in the world of ideas. Newcomers to Feynman will be moved by his wit and his deep understanding of the natural world and of the human experience; longtime admirers will discover many treasures available nowhere else.
The pleasure of finding things out --
Computing machines in the future --
Los Alamos from below --
What is and what should be the role of scientific culture in modern society --
There's plenty of room at the bottom --
The value of science --
Richard P. Feynman's minority report to the space shuttle Challenger inquiry --
What is science? --
The smartest man in the world --
Cargo cult science: some remarks on science, pseudoscience, and learning how to not fool yourself --
Richard Feynman fans will love this book. His insight and perspective are obvious in this collection of essays. Thank you, Richard Feynman. With you as my guide, it is indeed a pleasure finding things out.