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Understanding the Present: Science and the Soul of Modern Man Paperback – 1 Feb 1994

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  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group; 1st Anchor Books Ed edition (1 Feb. 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0385420986
  • ISBN-13: 978-0385420983
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.9 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,148,197 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Bryan Appleyard is a special-feature writer and columnist for the Sunday Times of London. He is the author of several books, including Understanding the Present: Science and the Soul of Modern Man and The Brain Is Wider Than the Sky.

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