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Unknowns John Brockman publisher of Edgeorg asks a mind blowing gathering of innovative thinkers Booklist What is ‘The Last uestion’ your last uestion the uestion for which you will be rememberedFeaturing the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Guns Germs and Steel JARED DIAMOND • Nobel Prize winning economist RICHARD THALER • Harvard psychologist STEVEN PINKER • religion scholar ELAINE PAGELS • author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics CARLO ROVELLI • Booker Prize–winning. I received this uncorrected proof through Goodreads It s a book of uestions by experts in various fields they run the gambit from just plain cheeky to so deep in their field as to be over anyone else s head but the majority are thought provoking and interesting and I enjoyed the reading experience

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Unti Edge uestion Book #14

Featuring a foreword by DANIEL KAHNEMAN Nobel Prize winning author of Thinking Fast and Slow THIS IS A LITTLE BOOK OF PROFOUND UESTIONS unknowns that address the secrets of our world our civilization the meaning of life Here are the deepest riddles that have fascinated obsessed and haunted the greatest thinkers of our time including Nobel laureates cosmologists philosophers economists prize winning novelists religious scholars and than 250 leading scientists artists and theorists In The Last. For the 50th anniversary of The World uestion Center and for the finale to the twenty years of Edge uestions I turned it over to the EdgiesAsk The Last uestion your last uestion the uestion for which you will be remembered John Brockman Editor EdgeI m not familiar with the projects going on at Edge but as I received an ARC of The Last Unknowns and as I m not uninterested to discover what leading thinkers would choose as their as yet unanswerable uestions for which they will be remembered I was pleased to delve into its pages and it s not uite what I was expecting It is simply an assemblage of three hundred or so uestions one per page often with its author s credentials taking up space than the uestion itself Many of the uestions were uite intriguing and many to me were not and overall it felt like there was something missing the history or context around why these particular ue

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Novelist IAN McEWAN • neuroscientist SAM HARRIS • philosopher DANIEL C DENNETT • MIT theorist SHERRY TURKLE • decoder of the human genome J CRAIG VENTER • Nobel Prize winning physicist FRANK WILCZEK • New York Times columnist CARL ZIMMER • Whole Earth founder STEWART BRAND • economist TYLER COWEN • Wired founding editor KEVIN KELLY • Princeton physicist FREEMAN DYSON • musician BRIAN ENO • Duke economist DAN ARIELY • Harvard cosmologist LISA RANDALL and than 200 othe. 35 So I received this as an ARC The uestions posed in this book are pretty deep Some I got and have actually thought about before and some were so far over my head I m surprised my brain didn t explode while I tried to wrap my little mind around them Definitely interesting and one I will recommend to customers looking for something uniue for the thinkers in their lives


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  1. says:

    On Twitter long threads develop over a uestion asked by one person The responses come from a large variety of people usually with no expertise in the subject matter In The Last Unknowns John Brockman asked a gaggle of mostly distinguished academics to come up with a uestion that had no answer The result is one short uestio

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    For the 50th anniversary of The World uestion Center and for the finale to the twenty years of Edge uestions I turned it over to the EdgiesAsk 'The Last uestion' your last uestion the uestion for which you will be remembered– John Brockman Ed

  3. says:

    An interesting idea and there were a few uestions that gave me pause for thought but not uite as good as some of the others in this long runn

  4. says:

    I received this uncorrected proof through Goodreads It’s a book of uestions by experts in various fields they run the gambit from just plain cheeky to so deep in their field as to be over anyone else’s head but the major

  5. says:

    What an insanely thought provoking book I received this through a giveaway on goodreads and I am so glad that I did Every single last uestion listed is impactful enlightening and encourages the reader to reflect on not only how they would answer but what their lat uestion would be I am very thankful I won this book and am going to recommend it to all my friends It'll be a uick read but will have a lasting impression on you

  6. says:

    This book is very cerebral and I loved it for thatIt really exercised my grey matterI'll be using it for an intellectual workout again in the future and will be utilizing some of the very profound uestions in conversations with others who enjoy engaging their brain cells in philosophical activity Kudos to MrBrockman for organizing such a wide array of genius and for having the genius idea to do so to begin with I feel smarter already for

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    35 ⭐️ So I received this as an ARC The uestions posed in this book are pretty deep Some I got and have actually thought about before and some were so far over my head I’m surprised my brain didn’t explode while I tried to wrap my little mind around them Definitely interesting and one I will recommend to customers looking for something uniue for the thinkers in their lives

  8. says:

    Stumbled across this curious little book at the library and was intrigued by the premise of an entire book of uestions No answers Just uestions There are a lot of smart people out there thinking about a lot of r

  9. says:

    Short and sweet book of contemporary curiosities You could read the entire book in one setting I did Ejecting The Last Unknowns from your mind after finishing it would be like reading a samurai's death poem without the context Or fam

  10. says:

    I'm uite angry When I bought this initially I had thought it was a collection of essays answering or at least debating and theorizing on certain uestions Now imagine my shock™️ as I opened the book and saw it containe