"The Tree of Life: Charles Darwin" by Peter Sis. Charles Darwin was, above all else, an independent thinker who continues even now to influence the way we look at the natural world. His endless curiosity and passion for detail resulted in a wealth of notebooks, diaries, correspondence, and published writings that Peter Sís transforms into a visual treasure trove.
Philosophy professor who writes to Unabomber: "In his course "Philosophy of Technology," Skrbina highlights the great thinkers in history who have commented on the dangers of technology. He discusses one of Plato's dialogues, which considers whether writing itself is a kind of technology, one that could be deceptive. He touches on Heidegger's warnings of the "supreme danger" of technology. He asks students to read Rousseau's "Discourse on Science and Arts."