By Jostein Gaarder
At some point Sophie comes domestic from college to discover questions in her mail: "Who are you?" and "Where does the realm come from?" prior to she understands it she is enrolled in a correspondence direction with a mysterious thinker. hence starts Jostein Gaarder's designated novel, which isn't just a secret, but in addition a whole and enjoyable historical past of philosophy.
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76-7); italics in the original. 43 See Fox (1986, p. 102). 44 See Fox (1986, pp. 108-111). 45 Fox (1986, p. 102-3). 46 Fox (1986, p. 104). 47 Ibid. 48 Fox (1986, p. 113). 49 See also the commentary by Fox on Carnot's text, Fox (1986), p. 153. 50 Fox (1986, p. 108). 51 See, for instance, Staudenmaier's survey of various views on the interaction between science and technology in Staudenmaier (1985), chapter 3. 52 Studies by Van den Belt & Rip (1984), Vermeij (1989) and Hutter (1988, chapter IX) also underline the importance of science-based heuristics for the development of technology.
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