.
book book
Home awards catalogs newsletter calendar resources exam about
.



Search the Site
.


Enter keywords, ISBN, author, or book title

 
.
Search the Site

Art
Art
College Planning
Education and Teaching
Language and Literature
Foriegn Language Instruction
Performing Arts
Reference
Science and Mathematics
Social Studies
Test Prep
Writer's Workshop

Search the Site
.


Sign-up for the High School Newsletter:
   

.
Search the Site

. author profiles

John Brockman

John Brockman, editor of many books, including The Next Fifty Years, is also the author of By the Late John Brockman, The Third Culture, and Digerati: Encounters with the Cyber Elite. He is the founder and CEO of Brockman Inc., a literary and software agency, and the publisher and editor of the Web site Edge. He lives in New York City.

. John Brockman
Enlarge View

Photo © 2004 Tobias Everke



author bookshelf SORT BY: on AUTHOR | off TITLE | off PUB DATE
dots





Curious Minds
Edited by John Brockman
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2005
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7686-4 (1-4000-7686-2)

What makes a child decide to become a scientist?

•For Robert Sapolsky–Stanford professor of biology–it was an argument with a rabbi over a passage in the Bible.
•Physicist Lee Smolin traces his inspiration to a volume of Einstein’s work, picked up as a diversion from heartbreak.
•Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, a psychologist and the author of... Read more






Intelligent Thought
Edited by John Brockman
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 2006
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-27722-0 (0-307-27722-4)

Evolutionary science lies at the heart of a modern understanding of the natural world. Darwin’s theory has withstood 150 years of scientific scrutiny, and today it not only explains the origin and design of living things, but highlights the importance of a scientific understanding in our culture and in our lives.

Recently... Read more






My Einstein
Written by John Brockman
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 2007
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7950-6 (1-4000-7950-0)

In this fascinating volume, today’s foremost scientists discuss their own versions and visions of Einstein: how he has influenced their worldviews, their ideas, their science, and their professional and personal lives. These twenty-four essays are a testament to the power of scientific legacy and are essential reading for scientist and layperson... Read more






The Next Fifty Years
Edited by John Brockman
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 2002
$16.00/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-71342-2 (0-375-71342-5)

A brilliant ensemble of the world’s most visionary scientists provides twenty-five original never-before-published essays about the advances in science and technology that we may see within our lifetimes.

Theoretical physicist and bestselling author Paul Davies examines the likelihood that by the year 2050 we will be able to establish a continuing human... Read more





.
.
.
.
.
.