Item Details

Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine

Alan Lightman
Format
Book
Published
New York : Pantheon Books, [2018]
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781101871867, 1101871865, 9781101871874
Summary
Presents a lyrical meditation on religion and science as they relate to the human yearning for permanence and certainty in spite of discoveries that prove the world's impermanent and uncertain nature.
Contents
  • Cave
  • longing for absolutes in a relative world
  • Material
  • Hummingbird
  • Stars
  • Atoms
  • Ants
  • Monk
  • Truth
  • Transcendence
  • Laws
  • Doctrine
  • Motion
  • Centeredness
  • Death
  • Certainty
  • Orgins
  • Ants (2)
  • Multiverse
  • Humans.
Description
viii, 226 pages ; 20 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
Technical Details
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