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Title:
The sleepwalkers : a history of man's changing vision of the Universe
Author:
Koestler, Arthur, 1905-1983.
Uniform Title:
Sleep walkers
Publication Information:
London, England ; New York, N.Y., USA : Arkana, 1959.

[1989?]
Physical Description:
623 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780140192469
Format :
Book

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Central Library BL245 .K63C Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Summary

Summary

A thought-provoking account of the scientific achievements and lives of cosmologists from Babylonians to Newton.


Author Notes

Arthur Koestler was born on September 5, 1905 in Budapest, Hungary and studied at the University of Vienna.

Koestler was a Middle East correspondent for several German newspapers, wrote for the Manchester Guardian, the London Times and the New York Herald Tribune.

Koestler wrote Darkness at Noon, which centers on the destructiveness of politics, The Act of Creation, a book about creativity, and The Ghost in the Machine, which bravely attacks behaviorism.

Arthur Koestler died in London on March 3, 1983.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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