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14 books on a deserted island

Russell Moore asked what 12 books I would want with me if I were stranded on a deserted island for the rest of my life. I couldn’t do it. For me, 14 is the minimum! So here are my 12 … Continue reading

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Aurier vs. the positivists

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” I selected this saying of Einstein’s for the motto of the History of Science Collections blog in part because it thoroughly undermines the positivist philosophy which was rampant in Einstein’s day and which remains … Continue reading

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