Letters to a Young Scientist (MP3 CD)

Letters to a Young Scientist By Edward O. Wilson, Joe Barrett (Read by) Cover Image
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Edward O. Wilson has distilled sixty years of teaching into an audiobook for students, young and old. Reflecting on his coming-of-age in the South as a Boy Scout and a lover of ants and butterflies, Wilson threads these twenty-one letters, each richly illustrated, with autobiographical anecdotes that illuminate his career--both his successes and his failures--and his motivations for becoming a biologist. At a time in human history when our survival is more than ever linked to our understanding of science, Wilson insists that success in the sciences does not depend on mathematical skill, but rather a passion for finding a problem and solving it. From the collapse of stars to the exploration of rain forests and the oceans' depths, Wilson instills a love of the innate creativity of science and a respect for the human being's modest place in the planet's ecosystem in his listeners.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781491525906
ISBN-10: 1491525908
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication Date: April 7th, 2014
Language: English

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