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Searching for Certainty

John L. Casti

Searching for Certainty

What Scientists Can Know About the Future

by John L. Casti

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by William Morrow & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Science (Specific Aspects),
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Forecasting,
  • Methodology,
  • Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7726242M
    ISBN 100688089801
    ISBN 109780688089801

    Casti, John L. SEARCHING FOR CERTAINTY What Scientists Can Know about the Future 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York William Morrow & Co Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Stated First Rating: % positive. Searching for Certainty is a comprehensive overview of the prediction game, taking us on a journey through the worlds of probability, chance, and chaos and investigating developmental biology, modern warfare, weather and climate prediction, mathematics, economics, and games of chance. Casti, John L.

    In a highly readable fashion John L. Casti’s Searching for Certainty employs numerous practical case studies that both explode the notions of our current potential to explain and predict as well as demonstrate systemic limits to obtaining perfect knowledge. Casti first provides an overview to the topics of chance, causality, and chaos, and. Riveting, rousing, and utterly real, Surpassing Certainty is a portrait of a young woman searching for purpose and place in the world – without a roadmap to guide her forward. Surpassing Certainty begins a few months before Janet Mock’s twentieth is adjusting to her days as a first-generation college student at the University of Hawaii and her nights as a dancer at a club.

    Searching for certainty. What scientist can know about the future. A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle. Last but not least on the list of books for soul searching is A New Earth by Eckhart t is a popular guest and author of Oprahs. His book The Power Of Now is listed as number 1 on Oprahs list of soul searching books. But to stay completely honest, I found The New Earth a much easier read when to start with than The Power Of Now.


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