In this book leading cultural anthropologist Anton Blok sheds new light on the lives and achievements of pioneers who revolutionized science and art over the past five centuries, demonstrating that adversity rather than talent alone was crucial to their success.Through a collective biography of some ninety radical innovators, including Erasmus, Spinoza, Newton, Bach, Sade, Darwin, Melville, Mendel, Cézanne, Curie, Brâncusi, Einstein, Wittgenstein...
By Anton Blok
Paperback: 300 pages
Publisher: Polity; 1 edition (January 4, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 8.9 inches
Amazon Rank: 1031782
Format: PDF Text djvu book
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