Isaac Asimov’s death on April 6, , was a great loss to the world of literary science and freethought. The prolific author’s vision is unmatched. Isaac Asimov’s death on April 6, , was a great loss to literature, science, and freethought. The vision of one of America’s most prolific authors is unmatched. Read the full-text online edition of The Roving Mind (). Isaac Asimov’s death on April 6, , was a great loss to literature, science, and freethought.

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He has works published mibd nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System lacking only an entry in the s category of Philosophy. Dec 18, Tassos rated it liked it Shelves: He taught me more about the physical world than I ever learned in public school.

The vision of that story is grand, and it’s on The Roving Mind was a fun collection of essays to read. The book is a collection of articles published over a 15 year span and covering a wide range of topics including Religion, Science, Population, the Future and some personal stories.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Many of the essays are speculations about the future, so many seem rather “quaint” now. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Qsimov. And I’m saying this mainly because most of the topics miind are touched by this book are at least for asimof taken for granted and didn’t receive much new information about them.

English Choose a language for shopping. From his clear arguments for teaching good science vs creationism to his call for good humor and non violence and the need to seek a deeper wider calling from humanity. Isaac Asimov was a Russian-born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.


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The information opened up to these kids and their ability to ingest it is great. Quotes from The Roving Mind. InAsimov wrote an additional Foundation novel, Foundation’s Edge, which won the Hugo for best novel of that year.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Highly recommended for providing useful insights and perspectives on the importance of asinov and how it matters to our past, our present and above all our future. Mnd I was a teen I read his hundredth book: This collection of essays is asimovv, reflecting Asimov’s extraordinary skill in disseminating knowledge from across the spectrum of human thought.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The Roving Mind is a collection of essays by Isaac Asimov that he wrote from the mid’s to the early ‘s. Brad Guy rated it liked it Jan 01, As a long-time Asimov robot science fiction fan, I was extremely pleased to find this collection of brief essays on important science topics — such as creationism versus evolution, the completely unnecessary tension between the pure and applied sciences, the importance of science education for creating an informed electorate — that had been published years ago in a wide variety of publications to which I had not subscribed.

It was good for the first half of the book, then I felt like it was just being very repetitive and not giving much information. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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The prolific author’s vision is unmatched today, and his pointed honesty shines through in “The Roving Mind”, now reissued in this special tribute edition. Asimov’s most famous work is the Foundation Series; his other major series are the Galactic Empire series and the Robot series, both of which he later tied into the same fictional universe as the Foundation Series to create a unified “future history” for his stories much like those pioneered by Robert A. See all 22 roging. The Roving Mind Author s: One person found this helpful.

Showing of 22 reviews. I personally resent it bitterly. He uses the hte “hologram” a little too much, but he comes really close to predicting a world where something like the internet exists. To close, yes, Isaac Asimov was writing to fast and so vastly, but then I didn’t find much depth in his essays.

My favorite is the one about Asimov’s attempt to learn to use a word processor. And of course many predictions that have borne no fruit.

A Novel Kindle Edition. A fascinating collection of essays. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Isaac Asimov was born asimmov Petrovichi, Russia, on January 2, As a youngster he discovered his talent for writing, producing his first original fiction at the age of eleven.

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