A great piece, by the late great Berger.
You can read it here too.
|Turning Point by Philip Johnson|
|Maxwell's theoretical aether|
|Werner Heisenberg at the blackboard|
|Review: Marxism and the Philosophy of Science: A Critical History by Helena Sheehan|
With a title like that you would think we'd be singing from the same hymn sheet, but sadly this doesn't deal with the real issues at hand.
|It's not Marxism!|
"This work attempts to give an historical account of the development of Marxism as a philosophy of science as well as a philosophical analysis of the issues involved."
"It shows the Marxist tradition to be far more complex and differentiated than is usually imagined, characterised by sharp and lively controversies for contending paths of development every step of the way."
An experimental physicist who won a Nobel Prize for his groundbreaking work on subatomic particles has died aged 96.
Leon Lederman coined the phrase "God particle", a shorthand description of the then-theoretical Higgs boson, in the title of a 1993 book.
|The wealthy are running 'democracy' like never before|
|Refugee camp in Calais|
|Jeremy Corbyn's Labour is one of the few to counter the right-ward trend|