The Passion of the Western Mind

The Passion of the Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas that Have Shaped Our World View, by Richard Tarnas, New York: Ballantine Books, 1991. The present book review is less an evaluation than a testimony. I have nothing to evaluate in regard of the brilliance of this book and its author. It is one of the… Continue reading The Passion of the Western Mind

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The Genius of China

3,000 Years of Science, Discovery & Invention, by Robert Temple, Introduction by Dr. Joseph Needham, London: AndrĂ© Deutsch, 2013 About the Authors Robert Temple is a Visiting Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science at Tsinghua University in Beijing—China's leading university. He was previously Visiting (Adjunct) Professor of Humanities, History and Philosophy of Science… Continue reading The Genius of China