The Discoverers

Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307773555
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In the compendious history, Boorstin not only traces man's insatiable need to know, but also the obstacles to discovery and the illusion that knowledge can also put in our way.

The Discoverers

Author: Daniel Joseph Boorstin
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN: 9781842122273
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This Pulitzer Prize-winning saga of human discovery is the story of countless Columbuses who, in the deep recesses of the past, remain anonymous but in more recent times emerge into the light of history.

Trotzdem Ja Zum Leben Sagen

Author: Viktor E. Frankl
Publisher: Kösel-Verlag
ISBN: 3641059038
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Das internationale Erfolgsbuch von Viktor E. Frankl in Neuausgabe „Die Konzentrationslager Hitlers und Himmlers sind heute historisch, sie sind nur ein Beispiel für vielfach andere, neuere Höllen; und wie Viktor Frankl seine Lager-Zeit ...


Author: Ayn Rand
ISBN: 9783932564628
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Early Visions And Representations Of America

Author: M. Carmen Gomez-Galisteo
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441195947
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... (Lexington and Toronto: Heath, 1991), xv. 2 Ellman Crasnow and Philip
Haffenden, 'New Founde Land.' Introduction to American Studies,ed. Malcolm
Bradbury and Howard Temperley. 3rd edition (Harlow, England, etc.: Pearson,
1998), 24.Quotedin Kirkpatrick Sale, The Conquest ofParadise: Christopher
Columbusand theColumbian Legacy(New York: AlfredA. Knopf, 1990), 3. Quoted
in Daniel J. Boorstin, The Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His
World and Himself ...

The Seekers

Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0679462708
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Boorstin has lectured widely in the United States and all over the world. He has
received numerous honorary degrees and has been decorated by the
governments of France, Belgium, Portugal, and Japan. He is married to the
former Ruth Frankel, the editor of all his works, and they have three sons and four
grandchildren. The Discoverers, Boorstin's history of man's search to know the
world and himself, was published in 1983. A Book-ofthe-Month Club Main
Selection, The ...

Exploring Learning Teaching In Higher Education

Author: Mang Li
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3642553524
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The Discoverers: A History of Man's Search To Know His World and Himself
Daniel Boorstin (1983) Discovering is at the heart of humanity. We were born to
be discoverers, whether of lands beyond the horizon, the planet, or the universe;
of the physical or social sciences underlying the mysteries of our world (Boorstin
1983); or of the deepening awe that occurs when realizing that there is more to
know than we can ever hope to comprehend or apprehend. We seek to learn
about the ...

How Students Learn

Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309133033
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In P. Seixas, P. Stearns, and S. Wineburg (Eds.), Knowing, teaching and learning
history: National and international perspectives (pp. 331-353). New York:
University Press. Barton, K. (1997). “I just kinda know”: Elementary students'
ideas about historical evidence. Theory and Research in Social Education, 25(4),
407-430. Boorstin, D.J. (1990). The discoverers: A history of man's search to
know his world and himself. Birmingham, AL: Gryphon Editions. Bruner, J. (1977).
The process of ...

Intelligent Design And Fundamentalist Opposition To Evolution

Author: Angus M. Gunn
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786427434
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London: Unwin Hyman/Routledge. Behe, Michael J. (¡996). Darwin's Black Box:
The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution. New York: Free Press. Boorstin, Daniel
J. (¡985). The Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His World and
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