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Entropy and the Magic Flute

by Harold J. Morowitz

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL7388085M
ISBN 100195111346
ISBN 109780195111347

The Magic Flute Mozart's famous German singspiel, or opera, "The Magic Flute," tells a charming, fantastic story that includes a bird seller, a captured princess, a prince who wants to rescue her, an evil Queen of the Night,a priest and, of course, a magic flute. item 1 The Magic Flute by Spence, Alan Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping 1 - The Magic Flute by Spence, Alan Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. item 6 Entropy and the Magic Flute by Morowitz New Fast Free Shipping-.

The Magic Flute (German: Die Zauberflöte, K. ) is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder.. It premiered in Vienna on 30 September at Schikaneder's theater, the Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden. The story has traditional fairy tale themes and Masonic : Singspiel in 2 acts. Harold Morowitz has long been regarded highly both as an eminent scientist and as an accomplished science writer. The essays in The Wine of Life, his first collection, were hailed by C.P. Snow as "some of the wisest, wittiest and best informed tha.

Looking for books by Harold J. Morowitz? See all books authored by Harold J. Morowitz, including The Thermodynamics of Pizza, and Entropy and the Magic Flute, and more on More short takes (40 of them) from polymath biophysicist Morowitz (Entropy and the Magic Flute, ), ensconced now on the faculty at George Mason University in Virginia. The order of the essays is derived from Buddhist groupings called skandas, so that, for instance, Morowitz's ``People and Places'' section ``resonates'' with the skanda of feeling, ``Language'' with the skanda of form.


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Many of these pieces are appreciations of scientists that Morowitz holds in high regard. Entropy and the Magic Flute Harold J. Morowitz Harold Morowitz has long been highly regarded both as an eminent scientist and as an accomplished science writer.

The essays in The Wine of Life, his first collection, were hailed by C.P. Snow as "some of the wisest, wittiest and best informed I have ever read," and Carl Sagan called them "a delight.

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Entropy and the Magic Flute is a collection of essays by Harold J. Morowitz. Although somewhat dated (it was published more than 20 years ago) the dating is usually not important and sometimes interesting as a reminder of how things have changed.

The essays themselves cover a. The Magic Flute, singspiel in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with a German libretto by Austrian actor and theatrical producer Emanuel Schikaneder. The opera, Mozart’s last, premiered at the rustic Theater auf der Wieden near Vienna on Septemnot long before Mozart’s death on.

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“Too bad. And Mozart, not long after writing The Magic Flute, had died--in his thirties--of kidney disease. And had been buried in an unmarked pauper's grave.

Thinking this, he wondered if Mozart had any intuition that the future did not exist, that he had already used up his little time. More short essays (49, no less) in this latest collection (Mayonnaise and the Origin of Life,etc.) culled from Morowitz's regular contributions to Hospital Practice.

There's some attempt at thematic ordering here: essays on physics and physicists (Morowitz is a biophysicist); essays on ethics; on academia; on biology, etc.&#;but since the groupings include a set of pieces that are.

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