Feb 8, 2017

Book List

  1. 'Ethics' - Baruch Spinoza
    • believed whole universe is one substance-no body and soul separation
  2.  'Treatise of Human Nature' - David Hume
    • who believed that everything we think we know is really just a matter of probability.
  3.  'A System of Logic' - John Stuart Mill
  4. 'The Grammar of Science' - Karl Pearson  
    • "All great scientists have, in a certain sense, been great artists; the man with no imagination may collect facts, but he cannot make great discoveries," 
    • time travel faster than light may go backward
    • antimatter
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  5.  Analysis of Sensations - Ernst Mach
    • how elusive senses are! and argued that egos themselves change
    • came up with an optical illusion called "Mach bands" which uses shades of gray bands to show that the colors people see are deeply affected by the colors around them
  6.  Science and Hypothesis - Henri Poincare
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