Search Results: "Angelika Tipler"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Gooselovers of the world, unite; this is the book for you."
Two years after his death comes the English translation of what one is tempted to describe as Lorenz's goose song, his last formal statement on his beloved greylag geese. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOPPELPOPP AND THE BEST BUNNY by Mira Lobe
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"At best an incomplete discussion starter, without much political or psychological depth. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A pointed fable on the hazards of competition and the benefits of cooperation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PHYSICS OF IMMORTALITY by Frank J. Tipler
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 5, 1994

"Tipler is wrestling with issues of enormous importance, but in the end his answers seem highly idiosyncratic and unlikely either to convert the skeptics or to satisfy the religious. (20 line drawings) (Quality Paperback Book Club selection; author tour)"
A scientific argument that foresees the evolution of computer intelligence into an equivalent of God is likely to be greeted with skepticism by the majority of readers, and those who wade through this densely argued text are likely to emerge more puzzled than enlightened. Read full book review >