Broca’s Brain has ratings and reviews. Ayman said: العلم Carl Sagan , writer & scientist, returns from the frontier to tell us about how the world works. 65 quotes from Broca’s Brain: Reflections on the Romance of Science: ‘But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are lau. Dive deep into Carl Sagan’s Broca’s Brain with extended analysis, commentary, and discussion.

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Broca’s Brain is collection of his essays on myriad of subjects – from Einstein to Kabba, from views on science fiction to criticisms on his contemporaries. This is one of Sagan’s most eclectic works, covering a wide range of topics from Albert Einstein’s political views and involvement to the hesitated acceptance of new scientific discoveries the theory of relativity was repressed by Nazi Germanythe origins of life, and even the nomenclature of planets, craters and asteroids.

Broca’s Brain: Reflections on the Romance of Science by Carl Sagan

You can read this item using any of car, following Kobo apps and devices: I cannot imagine the wearer of this device resenting its intelligence. Sagan has made seminal contributions to the study of planetary atmospheres, planetary surfaces, the history of the Earth, and exobiology.


He is never a high-brow scientist writer who mumbles away just for the benefit of his computer and to no one else.

The final part skeptically examines religion and does a pretty good job until it ends with a chapter concerning hypothesis that explains religious stories and experiences in terms of subconscious memories of birth that’s almost Freudian in its level of wild speculation. Groca is the part of the book that is dated. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.

From chapter to chapter it feels disjointed and varies quite a bit in both content and quality. Dec 12, Trevor rated it really liked it. The review must be at least 50 characters long. Thanks for telling us about the problem. A Manual for Creating Atheists. It’s very hard to give a review and rating for the entirety of this book.

For those who have already read other works by Carl Sagan, I highly recommend it. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.

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Attention wanders as a result of this and I left the book much disappointed. Jun 18, Samer marked it as to-read.

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Isaac Asimov’s Guide to Earth and Space. He also throws some pointed jabs at absurd notions that regrettably retain traction in modern society. Want to Read saving…. The book suffers a serious problem in terms of its content both in terms of being logically connected and also in terms of quality. Published February 12th by Ballantine Books first published At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.


Strangers in Their Own Land. Prescientific people are people. Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium published posthumously ingives a moving account of Carl’s last days: Sagan looked at the cerebral remains of one of his heroes, he had this thought: The title of the book comes from the opportunity Sagan had to hold the brain of one of his idols.

Broca’s Brain: Reflections on the Romance of Science

He is best known for his discovery that different functions are assigned to different parts of the brain. I still sgan Carl Sagan’s writing though.

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