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Robert Wright interviews
Owen Gingerich
on limits of science

Owen Gingerich on other topics:

Evolution of religion

Faith and reason

Other dimensions


Purpose in the universe

Religion in a global age

The anthropic principle

What is God?

Complete interview

Written transcript of complete interview

Owen Gingerich is a senior astronomer emeritus at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Research Professor of Astronomy and of the History of Science at Harvard University.

Top Books by Owen Gingerich:

Ptolemy's Almagest

The Book Nobody Read: Chasing The Revolutions Of Nicolaus Copernicus

The Eye Of Heaven: Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler

The Great Copernicus Chase And Other Adventures In Astronomical History

Books by Robert Wright:

The Evolution of GodNonzeroThe Moral Animal

Written transcript of complete interview

Other speakers on limits of science:

Freeman Dyson

Francis Fukuyama

John Haught

Steven Pinker

Huston Smith

Keith Ward

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