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Not quite heaven on earth

Advantages: An interesting snapshot of intellectual history
Disadvantages: A bit disconnected from most fields, very narrow in topic

What Casti means by the title 'One True Platonic Heaven' is polyvalent - in the first place, it is frequent reference to the IAS, the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, a think-tank founded for the advancement of pure science. So adaman ...

frkurt 10.08.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The One True Platonic Heaven: A Scientific Fiction of the Limits of Knowledge - John L. Casti

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