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Volume 89 | Number 4 | July-August 2001


Embodied Mathematics

Joseph Auslander

A review of Where Mathematics Comes From: How the Embodied Mind Brings Mathematics into Being, by George Lakoff and Rafael E. Núñez.

Corny Creativity: An Excerpt from Cultures of Creativity

Compiling On

William Cannon

A review of The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2000 and The Best American Science Writing 2000.

Dueling Docs

Thomas Isenhour

A review of Great Feuds in Medicine: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever, by Hal Hellman.

The Cold of Old

William Calvin

A review of The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300?1850, by Brian Fagan.

Apparatus and Acumen

Arthur Greenberg

A review of Instruments and Experimentation in the History of Chemistry, edited by Frederic L. Holmes and Trevor H. Levere.

The Color Purplish

Anthony Travis

A review of Mauve: How One Man Invented a Color That Changed the World, by Simon Garfield.

From Motricity to Mentality

Brian Hayes

A review of I of the Vortex: From Neurons to Self, by Rodolfo Llinás.


Total Records : 16


 

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