New York: New York Review of Books, 2015. First edition of this sequel to Dyson's 2006 The Scientist as Rebel. Octavo, original boards. Signed by Freeman Dyson on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. In Dreams of Earth and Sky, Freeman Dyson--whom The Times of London calls "one of the world's most original minds"--celebrates openness to unconventional ideas and "the spirit of joyful dreaming" in which he believes that science should be pursued. Throughout these essays, which range from the creation of the Royal Society in the seventeenth century to the scientific inquiries of the Romantic generation to recent books by Daniel Kahneman and Malcolm Gladwell, he seeks to "break down the barriers that separate science from other sources of human wisdom. (Inventory #: 12084)
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