Isaac Asimov’s death on April 6, , was a great loss to the world of literary science and freethought. The prolific author’s vision is unmatched. Isaac Asimov’s death on April 6, , was a great loss to literature, science, and freethought. The vision of one of America’s most prolific authors is unmatched. Read the full-text online edition of The Roving Mind (). Isaac Asimov’s death on April 6, , was a great loss to literature, science, and freethought.
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The 62 essays of The Roving Mind take the reader on a tour of Asimov’s views on dozens of topics. Prometheus Books- Science – pages. Overall I’m glad I read it, but it lacked real substance once you hit about page Write a customer review.
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Want to Read saving…. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Some of the areas explored in this volume of 62 essays include creationism, pseudoscience, censorship, population, philosophy of science, transportation, computers and corporations of the future, and astronomy. The vision of one of America’s most prolific authors is unmatched today, and his pointed honesty shines through in this fascinating collection of essays, now reissued in this special tribute edition. A Novel Kindle Edition.
Nevertheless, it’s fascinating to read Asimov’s speculations, and to see that many of them have turned out to be true. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
They must have spanned many decades, going over Asimov’s thoughts on dozens of topics. Dec 01, Pages Buy. Foundation bored me iisaac death. After over three decades, some of them are, as one would expect, a bit dated, but many are still relevant, particularly those that deal with how we should think about science and the ways in which it matters.
Michael rated it really liked it Aug 20, And I’m saying this mainly because most of the topics that are touched by this book are at least for me taken for granted and didn’t receive much new information about them. Read reviews that mention isaac asimov science fiction roving mind collection of essays topics religious subjects thoughts concerned creationism dated scientific teaching various. The sixty-two essays in this volume include such subjects as creationism, the distinction between real doving and pseudoscience, censorship, the population explosion, technophobia, the social consequences of technological progress, cloning, the possibility of contacting extraterrestrial life, and the wonders of the cosmos.
The sixty-two essays in this volume include such subjects as creationism, the distinction between real tbe and pseudoscience, censorship, the population explosion, technophobia, the social consequences of technological progress, cloning, the possibility of contacting extraterrestrial life, and the wonders of the cosmos.
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Misbegotten Missionary Kindle Edition. Asimov’s passionate view of what humanity could be is engaging and draws you in to his vision.
See all Editorial Reviews. While he is best known for his science fiction and popular science books, his writings cover an extremely wide range of subjects. His family emigrated to the United States in and settled in Brooklyn, New York, where they owned and operated a candy store. This amazing collection of essays was written in the late ‘s and Isaac Asimov wrote over books, and was one of the most prolific authors of all time.
Read more Read less. While he did not invent science fiction, he rkving to legitimize it by adding the narrative structure that isxac been missing from the traditional science fiction books of the period. They are more needed now then when first published. Get to Know Us.