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Cosmic Apprentice
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Cosmic Apprentice: Dispatches from the Edges of Science

Dorion Sagan

Abstract

Science is about finding the truth whether we like it or not; philosophy a questing spirit that questions even science itself; and both are the birthright of every person born on the planet. Cosmic Apprentice dovetails philosophy and science, reinvigorating both with new possibilities. Using both science and philosophyto “keep each other honest” in a kind of open circuit, Cosmic Apprentice explores the interplay between themes that range from deeply autobiographical to cosmically impersonal. In essays that intercalate postmodern thinkers such as Bataille, Heidegger, Levinas, Derrida and Esposi ... More

Keywords: science, philosophy, Bataille, Whitehead, Derrida, Margulis, biopolitics, psychedelics, thermodynamics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780816681358
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816681358.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dorion Sagan, author