Serendipity: Fortune and the Prepared Mind

Cambridge University Press (2010)
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Machine generated contents note: Introduction. Fortune and the prepared mind Iain Morley and Mark de Rond; 1. The stratigraphy of serendipity Susan E. Alcock; 2. Understanding humans - serendipity and anthropology Richard Leakey; 3. HIV and the naked ape Robin Weiss; 4. Cosmological serendipity Simon Singh; 5. Serendipity in astronomy Andrew C. Fabian; 6. Serendipity in physics Richard Friend; 7. Liberalism and uncertainty Oliver Letwin; 8. The unanticipated pleasures of the writing life Simon Winchester.
Keywords Chance  Serendipity  Coincidence  Synchronicity  Fortune
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Call number BD595.S47 2010
ISBN(s) 9780521181815   052118181X
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