The Future of Everything

January 21, 2013

Truth or Beauty review in Sunday Times

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — David @ 4:58 pm

Nice review of Truth or Beauty in The Sunday Times. “For centuries, scientists have believed the universe to be rational and ordered, and that the laws governing it must therefore be straightforward. In this fascinating book, the mathematician David Orrell argues that this wish to find cosmic order has been motivated as much by an aesthetic impulse as by a quest for truth.” Read more here.

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  1. I haven’t read your book yet, but the reviews are very promising! I’ve been saying the same thing for years now (applied math guy, former physics myself); hopefully they listen to you.

    Comment by Scott Locklin — February 1, 2013 @ 5:16 am

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