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.

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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(¡989). Evangelicalism in Modern Britain: A History from the ¡730s to the ¡980s.
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
Himself. New York: Random House. Crane, Nicholas. (2002). Mercator: The Man
who Mapped the Planet. London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson. Cuvier, Georges. (¡
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Evolution And Creationism In The Public Schools

Author: Angus M. Gunn
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786427178
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In the Beginning. New York: Crown Publishers, ¡98¡. Bebbington, David.
Evangelicalism in Modern Britain: A History from the ¡730s to the ¡980s. London:
Unwin Hyman/Routledge, ¡989. Behe, Michael J. Darwin's Black Box: The
Biochemical Challenge to Evolution. New York: Free Press, ¡996. Boorstin,
Daniel J. The Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His World and
Himself. New York: Random House, ¡985. Crane, Nicholas. Mercator: The Man
Who Mapped the Planet.

Meditations Of A Buddhist Skeptic

Author: B. Alan Wallace
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231530323
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In his remarkable book The Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His
World and Himself, DanielJ. Boorstin declares that “illusions of knowledge,” not
mere ignorance, have always acted as the greatest impediments to scientific
discovery.28 In the past, these illusions of knowledge were of- ten traced to
religious beliefs and philosophical speculations. But now the primary obstacles to
discovering the origins, nature, and potentials of human consciousness lie in the
illusions of ...

Rehabilitation Research E Book

Author: Russell Carter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323290965
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5. Burns N, Grove SK: Understanding Nursing Research, 3rd ed, Philadelphia,
Pa, 2003, WB Saunders. 6. Polit DF, Hungler BP: Nursing Research: Principles
and Methods, 6th ed, Philadelphia, Pa, 2002, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. 7.
Portney LG, Watkins MP: Foundations of Clinical Research: Applications to
Practice, 3rd ed, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2008, Prentice Hall. 8. Boorstin DJ: The
Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His World and Himself, New York
, NY, 1985, ...