The Armchair Science Reader

«The Armchair Science Reader»

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The Armchair Science Reader

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Язык издания: английский

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959 г.

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Тип обложки: твёрдая + суперобложка

Страниц: 854


  1. Sophie Sorkin, Isabel S. Gordon. Foreword (статья), p. vii
  2. 1. Science Sparks the Imagination
    1. Man Among the Stars
      1. Howard Koch. The War of the Worlds (пьеса), p. 3
      2. C. S. Lewis. Flight to Malacandra (отрывок), p. 23
      3. Lord Dunsany. Our Distant Cousins (рассказ), p. 31
    2. Man Upon the Seas
      1. Jules Verne. The Nautilus Reaches the Pole (отрывок), p. 52
      2. Edgar Allan Poe. A Descent into the Maelstrom (рассказ), p. 63
    3. Man and His Earth
      1. John Leimert. John Thomas's Cube (рассказ), p. 78
      2. Wilmar H. Shiras. In Hiding (рассказ), p. 86
      3. Bernard Shaw. Creative Evolution (отрывок), p. 117
      4. Jesse Stuart. Split Cherry Tree (рассказ), p. 123
      5. Nigel Balchin. Cabinet Decision (рассказ), p. 134
      6. Bertrand Russell. Dr. Southport Vulpes's Nightmare (рассказ), p. 142
      7. Walter Van Tilburg Clark. The Portable Phonograph (рассказ), p. 147
      8. Stephen Vincent Benet. By the Waters of Babylon (рассказ), p. 153
  3. 2. Eureka!
    1. Some General Observations
      1. Harlow Shapley. On Sharing the Conquest o Science (статья), p. 167
      2. Waldemar Kaempffert. Science and the Imagination (статья), p. 170
      3. Hans Zinsser. From First Step to Last (статья), p. 172
    2. Founders and Finders
      1. Two Eurekas
        1. Harsányi Zsolt. The Golden Crown: Archimedes (произведение (прочее)), p. 173
        2. Harsányi Zsolt. Swing of a Pendulum: Galileo (произведение (прочее)), p. 174
      2. A Boy Playing: Isaac Newton
        1. Humprhey Newton. In The Elaboratory, p. 177
        2. Loius Trenchard More. An Apple Falls, p. 182
      3. Through The Microscope
        1. Antoni van Leeuwenhoek. On Certain Animalcules (эссе), p. 185
        2. Antoni van Leeuwenhoek. Even a Ladys' Teeth (эссе), p. 188
      4. Lighitng Strikes
        1. Carl Van Doren. Mr. Franklin: Philadelphia Prometheus (эссе), p. 189
      5. A Candle Burns
        1. Joseph Priestley. The Discovery of Oxygen (эссе), p. 194
      6. In Transit
        1. Charles Darwin. In Carriage (отрывок), p. 196
        2. Friedrich Kekulé. On a Bus (эссе), p. 197
      7. "Change Favors the Prepared Mind..."
        1. René Vallery-Radot. Chickens, Dogs ... Abnd a Child's Life Is Saved (эссе), p. 198
    3. Team Workers
      1. The Air Age Begins
        1. John Dos Passos. The Campers at Kitty Hawk (рассказ), p. 209
      2. Human Grandeur
        1. Albert Einstein. Portrait of Madame Curie (эссе), p. 214
        2. Ève Curie. The Discovery of Radium (эссе), p. 214
      3. Controlled Nuclear Reaction
        1. Arthur H. Compton. Landing in th New World (эссе), p. 225
      4. "The Laws of Physics are The Decrees of Fate"
        1. Philipp Frank. The Great Theory Tested (эссе), p. 230
        2. Alfred North Whitehead. The Order of Nature (эссе), p. 234
        3. Albert Einstein. Self-Portrait (эссе), p. 235
        4. Morris Bishop. E=mc² (стихотворение), p. 236
  4. 3. Monuments of Method
    1. The Man of Science
      1. Stephen Vincent Benet. The Blood of the Martyrs (рассказ), p. 239
      2. Sinclair Lewis. Portrait of Scientist (статья), p. 254
      3. Thomas Henry Huxley. A Letter to Charles Kingsley (письмо), p. 258
      4. Albert Einstein. The Life of Solitude (эссе), p. 261
      5. Carl Sandburg. «In Silent Room» (стихотворение), p. 262
    2. The Many Methods of Science
      1. Thomas Henry Huxley. We Are All Scientists (эссе), p. 263
      2. Clarence R. Wylie Jr. Paradox (эссе), p. 270
    3. The Unique Achievment of Greece
      1. Herbert J. Muller. The Unique Achievment of Greece (эссе), p. 270
      2. Hippocrates. The Sacred Disease, p. 273
      3. Hippocrates. Case History No. XV, p. 274
      4. Alfred Noyes. The Traning of Aristotle (отрывок), p. 275
      5. Aristotle. "Here. Too, Are Gods", p. 277
      6. Hippocratic Collection. "See for Yourself", p. 278
      7. Aristotle. Eels and Embryo Chicks, p. 279
      8. Lucretius. The Store of Matter, p. 281
      9. Galen. The Study of Anatomy, p. 283
    4. The Weight of Reason: The Art of Experiment
      1. Roger Bacon. Peter Peregrine as Experimentalist, p. 286
      2. Peter Peregrine. Experimentimg with Magnets, p. 287
      3. Roger Bacon. A Plea for Experimentation, p. 288
      4. Roger Bacon. Natural Marvels - No Magic, p. 290
      5. Thomas Sprat. 'We Are Beholden to Experiments...", p. 293
    5. What Language for Science?
      1. Geoffrey Chaucer. English for the English (произведение (прочее)), p. 294
      2. Francis Bacon. Words and Matter (отрывок), p. 295
      3. Francis Bacon. Marriage of the Faculties (отрывок), p. 297
    6. Mathematics and The Laws on Nature
      1. Hermann Weyl. Mathematics and The Laws of Nature (эссе), p. 300
      2. Galileo Galilei. «Bring Arguments and Proofs» (отрывок), p. 304
      3. Isaac Newton. A New Theory About Light and Colors (статья), p. 307
      4. Isaac Newton. Rules of Reasoning in Philosophy (эссе), p. 316
      5. Isaac Newton. «I Frame No Hypotheses» (отрывок), p. 318
    7. No Holds Barred
      1. Percy W. Bridgman. No Holds Barred (эссе), p. 319
      2. Carl Van Doren. Benjamin Franklin: Electrician (эссе), p. 319
      3. Benjamin Thompson. Incidental Discovery: What Is Heat (эссе), p. 325
      4. James Bryant Conant. Accidental Discovery: Galvani and Volta (эссе), p. 327
      5. Paul de Kruif. The Blunderbuss Method (эссе), p. 332
      6. René Jules Dubos. Mechanisms of Discovery (эссе), p. 333
      7. Irving Langmuir. Planning Unlanned Research (эссе), p. 336
    8. New Pathways
      1. Sidney Howard. Yellow Jack (пьеса), p. 338
      2. Robert M. Yerkes. Chimpanzees as Servants of Science (эссе), p. 372
      3. James Hillier. The Story of Electron Microscope (эссе), p. 376
      4. George R. Harrison. A Master Key: The Spectroscope (статья), p. 379
      5. Jacob Bronowski. The Idea of Chance in Science (эссе), p. 382
      6. Sir Arthur Eddington. Parable of the Fishing Net (эссе), p. 387
      7. Sir Arthur Eddington. Epilogue: New Pathways in Science (эссе), p. 388
  5. 4. Literary Naturalists
    1. The Wonder of The World
      1. Sir Arthur Thomson, Patrick Geddes. The Wonder of The World (эссе), p. 397
      2. Henry David Thoreau. Brute Neighbors (рассказ), p. 400
      3. William Beebe. A Descent into Perpetual Night (отрывок), p. 408
      4. Myron Gordon. Fishes in Armor (эссе), p. 421
      5. Rachel L. Carson. The Changing Year (отрывок), p. 430
      6. Herman Melville. The Sperm Whale's Head (отрывок), p. 436
      7. Julian Huxley. The Intelligence of Birds (статья), p. 440
      8. George R. Stewart. A Storm Is Born (отрывок), p. 449
      9. W. H. Hudson. The Plains of Patagonia (статья), p. 459
      10. Richard E. Byrd. Polar Night (эссе), p. 462
      11. Lloyd Motz. A Jaunt to the Limits of the Universe (эссе), p. 470
    2. «The Proper Study of Mankind...»
      1. Charles Darwin. The People of Tierra Fuego (отрывок), p. 478
      2. Ruth Benedict. Patterns of Culture: The Dance (отрывок), p. 485
      3. J. B. S. Haldane. On Being the Right Size (эссе), p. 490
      4. Lawrence S. Kubie. The Neurosis Wear a Mask (отрывок), p. 495
      5. Elwyn B. White. The Door (рассказ), p. 503
      6. Joseph Wood Krutch. The Colloid and the Crystal (эссе), p. 507
    3. The Mind Reels!
      1. Stephen Butler Leacock. Common Sense and the Universe (эссе), p. 515
      2. Jack Goodman, Alan Green. How to Understand the Wonders of Science (произведение (прочее)), p. 520
      3. Ogden Nash. Lines in Dispraise of Dispraise (статья), p. 527
  6. 5. The Gift of Prometheus
    1. The Work of His Hands...
      1. The Book of Job. "Where Wast Thou When I Laid the Foundations of the Earth?", p. 531
      2. Aeschilus. "All Arts of Mortals from Prometheus Spring", p. 537
      3. Lucretius. "All Things Flow", p. 539
    2. Science: Promethean of Mephistophelean
      1. Basil Willey. Nature Rehabilitted (эссе), p. 541
      2. Christopher Marlowe. From Doctor Faustus, p. 544
      3. Christopher Marlowe. Knowledge Infinite (отрывок), p. 553
      4. William Shakespeare. The Ordered Universre (отрывок), p. 554
      5. John Donne. The New Philosophy Calls All In Doubt (стихотворение), p. 555
      6. Francis Bacon. Solomon's House (отрывок), p. 556
      7. John Milton. The Book of God (отрывок), p. 564
      8. Science Adored. Science Mocked
        1. Joseph Addison. The Spacious Firmament (эссе), p. 565
        2. Alexander Pope. «Of God Above, or Man Below...» (отрывок), p. 566
        3. Alexander Pope. «The Proper Study of Mankind...» (отрывок), p. 568
        4. Thomas Shadwell. «And Don't Go Near the Water...» (стихотворение), p. 569
        5. Jonathan Swift. Laputan Projects (отрывок), p. 572
    3. Two Ways of Seeing
      1. Lewis Mumford. New Myths, New Symbols (эссе), p. 577
      2. James Thomson. Rainbow (стихотворение), p. 579
      3. William Wordsworth. Rainbow (стихотворение), p. 579
      4. John Keats. Rainbow (стихотворение), p. 579
      5. Seeing Into The Life of Things
        1. William Blake. Mock on, mock on! (стихотворение), p. 580
        2. William Blake. A New Jerusalem (стихотворение), p. 580
        3. William Wordsworth. Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey (эссе), p. 581
        4. John Keats. «Immortal Drink» (стихотворение), p. 584
        5. John Keats. Ode on a Grecian Urn (стихотворение), p. 585
      6. Shelley: "A Newton Among Poets"
        1. Humphry Davy. The Dance of Matter (произведение (прочее)), p. 587
        2. Percy Bysshe Shelley. The Dance of Matter: The Motion of the Spheres (стихотворение), p. 588
        3. Percy Bysshe Shelley. The Dance of Light: The Cycle of the Waters (стихотворение), p. 589
        4. Percy Bysshe Shelley. The Dance of Mind: New Reading of Ancient Myth (стихотворение), p. 591
    4. Faith and Unfaith: Advancing Science Challenges Estabilished Creed
      1. "Clash by Night"
        1. Matthew Arnold. Dover Beach (стихотворение), p. 597
        2. Arthur Hugh Clough. Ah, Yet Consider It Again (стихотворение), p. 598
        3. Arthur Hugh Clough. With Whim Is No Variableness (стихотворение), p. 599
        4. Arthur Hugh Clough. The Latest Decalogue (стихотворение), p. 599
      2. "Thruths That Never Can Be Proved"
        1. Alfred Tennyson. In Memoriam A.H.H. (поэма), p. 600
        2. Alfred Tennyson. By an Evolutionist (стихотворение), p. 604
        3. Alfred Tennyson. Flower in the Crannied Wall (стихотворение), p. 605
        4. Alfred Tennyson. Crossing the Bar (стихотворение), p. 606
        5. Edward Fitzgerald. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (поэма), p. 606
      3. "Unalterable Law"
        1. Walt Whitman. Nature Without Check (стихотворение), p. 608
        2. Walt Whitman. When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer (стихотворение), p. 608
        3. Walt Whitman. Miracles (стихотворение), p. 609
        4. George Meredith. Lucifer in Starlight (стихотворение), p. 610
        5. Jorge Santayana. O World (стихотворение), p. 610
        6. William Herbert Carruth. Each in His Own Tongue (стихотворение), p. 611
        7. Temple Rice Hollcroft. The Far-Seeing Eye (стихотворение), p. 611
    5. "Our Place Among the Infinities"
      1. Robert Louis Stevenson. Pulvis et Umbra (эссе), p. 613
      2. Bertrand Russell. Man's Fate (эссе), p. 618
      3. Voices of Prophecy
        1. T. S. Eliot. «What is The Meaning of This City?» (стихотворение), p. 619
        2. Archibald MacLeish. Mother Goose's Garland (стихотворение), p. 622
        3. Archibald MacLeish. Seafarer (стихотворение), p. 622
        4. Archibald MacLeish. Lines For A Prologue (стихотворение), p. 623
        5. Archibald MacLeish. You, Andrew Marvell (стихотворение), p. 624
        6. Archibald MacLeish. Epistle to Be Left in the Earth (стихотворение), p. 625
        7. Robert Frost. The Star-Splitter (стихотворение), p. 626
        8. Robert Frost. Riders (стихотворение), p. 629
        9. Robert Frost. Desert Places (стихотворение), p. 630
        10. Robert Frost. Fire and Ice (стихотворение), p. 630
        11. Robert Frost. A Considerable Speck (стихотворение), p. 631
        12. Robert Frost. A Loose Mountain (стихотворение), p. 632
  7. 6. The World We Make
    1. Julian Huxley. Evolution: At the Mind's Cinema (статья), p. 633
    2. Dreams and Promies
      1. Thomas Jefferson. Taming the Elements (эссе), p. 635
      2. Thomas Henry Huxley. On the Advisibleness of Improving Natural Knowledge (статья), p. 636
      3. J. Robert Oppenheimer. The Encouragement of Science (статья), p. 648
    3. Dream and Disillusion
      1. Alfred, Lord Tennyson. «I Dipt into the Future..» (стихотворение), p. 656
      2. Alfred, Lord Tennyson. «Cosmos, Chaos!..» (стихотворение), p. 657
    4. Knowledge Comes...
      1. Albert Einstein. Science and Society (эссе), p. 663
      2. The Practical Gifts of Science
        1. Waldemar Kaempffert. The Past Century — and the Next — in Science (статья), p. 665
        2. Berton Boueché. The Case of the Man from Mexico (произведение (прочее)), p. 673
        3. Gladys Denny Shultz. A Whole Heart for Ramona (статья), p. 686
      3. The Abolition of Slavery
        1. Edwin Markham. The Man with the Hoe (стихотворение), p. 700
        2. Bertrand Russell. The Child-Slaves in England (статья), p. 701
        3. Edward Bellamy. Machines Do Our Work (отрывок), p. 709
      4. The Cry of The Land
        1. Pare Lorentz. The River (произведение (прочее)), p. 714
        2. Fairfield Osborn. The Plundered Planet (произведение (прочее)), p. 722
      5. ...But Wisdom Lingers
        1. The Atom
          1. John W. Campbell. A First Reaction to the Atomic Bomb (произведение (прочее)), p. 736
          2. David Bradley. Able Day: Atomic Testing (эссе), p. 737
          3. Gerhard Friedrich. The Equation (произведение (прочее)), p. 752
          4. Albert Einstein. A Message to Intellectuals (произведение (прочее)), p. 753
        2. The Battle for Men's Minds
          1. Aldous Huxley. In Bondage to a Central Authority (отрывок), p. 756
          2. E. M. Forster. The Machine Stops (повесть), p. 763
          3. E. B. White. The Morning of the Day They Did It (рассказ), p. 790
        3. Looking Forward
          1. Laurence A. Hawkins. The Limitation of Science (статья), p. 804
          2. I. Bernard Cohen. How to Get the Most Out of Science (статья), p. 807
          3. David E. Lilienthal. Toward a Greater America (статья), p. 817
      6. I. I. Rabi. Faith in Science (эссе), p. 826


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