The Last Unknowns

The Last Unknowns

Deep, Elegant, Profound Unanswered Questions About the Universe, the Mind, the Future of Civilization, and the Meaning of Life

Book - 2019 | First edition
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"This is a little book of profound questions--unknowns that address the secrets of our world, our civilization, the meaning of life. Here are the deepest riddles that have fascinated, obsessed, and haunted the greatest thinkers of our time, including Nobel laureates, cosmologists, philosophers, economists, prize-winning novelists, religious scholars, and more than 250 leading scientists, artists, and theorists. In The Last Unknowns, John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, asks 'a mind-blowing gathering of innovative thinkers' (Booklist): 'What is "The Last Question," your last question, the question for which you will be remembered?'"--Back cover.
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2019]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
Branch Call Number: 500 L PBK
Characteristics: xvi, 332 pages ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Brockman, John 1941-- Editor
ISBN: 9780062897947
0062897942

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Don't be discouraged by the size of the book. The chapters are short, but no less thought-provoking for that.


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