How many prongs does Hume's fork have

HEUREKA!



HEUREKA!
The Archimedes' Principle and 80 other attempts to explain the world

Michael Macrone

304 p., Hardcover SU, 12.5 x 20 cm.

ET: 08/16/2004
EAN: 978-3-937715-56-8
earlier 20.30 € * 9.95 € incl.VAT plus shipping costs


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Why did Archimedes jump out of the tub, run naked through the streets and shout "Eureka!" What are quanta and why do they make such big leaps? How does the "invisible hand" work and can we trust it? Why does everything change, only change not? The earth is round, so what? Why do you have your mother's eyes? How many prongs does Hume's fork have? Why do you always have a craving for popcorn in the cinema? Why does one involuntarily think "dog" when hearing the name Pavlov? Who actually lives in the »global village« and how real is »virtual reality« really? Why did Archimedes jump out of the bathtub, run naked through the streets and shout "Eureka!" What are quanta and why do they make such big leaps? How does the "invisible hand" work and can we trust it? Why does everything change, only change not? The earth is round, so what? Why do you have your mother's eyes? How many prongs does Hume's fork have? Why do you always have a craving for popcorn in the cinema? Why does one involuntarily think "dog" when hearing the name Pavlov? Who actually lives in the »global village« and how real is »virtual reality« really?


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