The Atheist and the Holy City
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The Atheist and the Holy City

Encounters and Reflections

By George Klein




In this series of 15 essays, which won the Letterstedt Prize, Sweden's equivalent of the Pulitzer, distinguished cell biologist George Klein shares his considerable insights on science and on human nature. Organized loosely as "The Wisdom and Folly of Scientists," "Journeys," "Viruses and Cancer," and "La Condition Humaine," the essays range from lucid explanations of biological and genetic processes to personal remembrances and studies of famous scientists to discussions of the complicity of science and medicine in the Nazi extermination camps.


Out of Print ISBN: 9780262111553 223 pp. | 9 in x 6 in


$22.00 X ISBN: 9780262610773 223 pp. | 9 in x 6 in