The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature

Version: Unabridged
Author: Timothy Ferris
Narrator: Fred Stella
Genres: Science & Technology, Public Policy
Publisher: Brilliance Corporation
Published In: February 2011
# of Units: 11 CDs
Length: 13 hours, 32 minutes
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Overview

In his most important work to date, award-winning author Ferris--"the best popular science writer in the English language today" ("Christian Science Monitor")--makes a passionate case for science as the inspiration behind the rise of liberalism and democracy.

Author Details

Author Details

Ferris, Timothy

Timothy Ferris's works include Seeing in the Dark, The Mind's Sky (both New York Times best books of the year), and The Whole Shebang (listed by American Scientist as one of the one hundred most influential books of the twentieth century). A fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Ferris has taught in five disciplines at four universities. He is an emeritus professor at the University of California, Berkeley and a former editor of Rolling Stone. His articles and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Time, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, National Geographic, Scientific American, The Nation, The New Republic, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, and many other publications. A contributor to CNN and National Public Radio, Ferris has made three prime-time PBS television specials: The Creation of the Universe, Life Beyond Earth, and Seeing in the Dark. He lives in San Francisco.