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Figuring By Maria Popova Figuring Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries beginning with the ast

  • Title: Figuring
  • Author: Maria Popova
  • ISBN: 1524748137
  • Page: 444
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Figuring By Maria Popova Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, and ending with the marine biologist and author Rachel Carson, who catalyzed the environmental movement S Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, and ending with the marine biologist and author Rachel Carson, who catalyzed the environmental movement Stretching between these figures is a cast of artists, writers, and scientists mostly women, mostly queer whose public contribution has risen out of their unclassifiable and often heartbreaking private relationships to change the way we understand, experience, and appreciate the universe Among them are the astronomer Maria Mitchell, who paved the way for women in science the sculptor Harriet Hosmer, who did the same in art the journalist and literary critic Margaret Fuller, who sparked the feminist movement and the poet Emily Dickinson.Emanating from these lives are larger questions about the measure of a good life and what it means to leave a lasting mark of betterment on an imperfect world Are achievement and acclaim enough for happiness Is genius Is love Weaving through the narrative is a set of peripheral figures Ralph Waldo Emerson, Charles Darwin, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Herman Melville, Frederick Douglass, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Walt Whitman and a tapestry of themes spanning music, feminism, the history of science, the ri
    Figuring By Maria Popova

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    1. Rebecca on said:

      I have fallen in love with Maria Popova s weekly newsletter, Brain Pickings, and I cannot wait for this book.

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