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The Little Book of Big Ideas : 50 Concepts and Breakthroughs that Transformed History

By: Publication details: UK Michael O'Mara Books Ltd 2017Description: paperback; 304 pagesISBN:
  • 9781782438830
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 904
Summary: An exploration of some of the most important and enduring ideas in human history - from religion, science, philosophy, medicine, psychology, politics, economics and art - each presented in brief, accessible form. 'Big' ideas are those concepts and theories that have radically transformed our understanding of the world we live in, our place in that world and the ways we have shaped the past and will shape the future. They are the ideas that have had a huge impact on human civilization - and they come from all disciplines of human ingenuity. Topics covered range widely and include Creation Mythology, Existentialism, The Elements, Relativity, Space Travel, Geometry, Ethics, Behaviourism, Genetics, Warfare, The Nation State, Anarchism, Capitalism, Classical Art and Architecture, The Renaissance - and much more.
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Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Karachi History Nonfiction 904 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available PKLL003330
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Lahore History 904 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Checked out 15/03/2024 PKLL002396
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An exploration of some of the most important and enduring ideas in human history - from religion, science, philosophy, medicine, psychology, politics, economics and art - each presented in brief, accessible form. 'Big' ideas are those concepts and theories that have radically transformed our understanding of the world we live in, our place in that world and the ways we have shaped the past and will shape the future. They are the ideas that have had a huge impact on human civilization - and they come from all disciplines of human ingenuity. Topics covered range widely and include Creation Mythology, Existentialism, The Elements, Relativity, Space Travel, Geometry, Ethics, Behaviourism, Genetics, Warfare, The Nation State, Anarchism, Capitalism, Classical Art and Architecture, The Renaissance - and much more.

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