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How to Think Like Stephen Hawking

Extent: 224pages

Size: 198x129mm

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Price: £12.99

ISBN: 9781782435594

Categories: Science - History - Philosophy

About the Book

A unique insight into the mind of one of the world’s most extraordinary thinkers.

Undoubtedly the most famous scientist on the planet and the very face of physics over the last half-century, Stephen Hawking is remarkable for many reasons. Not least because he has continued to strive to achieve so much while being hindered by debilitating illness. He has demonstrated categorically that if you put your mind to it, you can achieve anything, no matter your physical state.

Of course, it helps if you happen to possess a mind such as his. His work on black holes put him on the map, and he became globally famous for his A Brief History of Time, communicating the most difficult scientific ideas at a period when he’d lost the ability to speak.

How to Think Like Stephen Hawking reveals the key motivations, desires and philosophies that make Hawking one of the world’s most enduring talents. Studying how he overcame great adversity, fought his demons as well as his detractors and looked back to the origins of the universe, and with quotes and passages by and about him, you too can learn to think like the man who claims he can think in eleven dimensions.

Other books in the series include: How to Think Like Sherlock, How to Think Like Churchill and How to Think Like Steve Jobs

About the Author

Daniel Smith is a non-fiction author and editor who has written across a range of subjects, including politics, economics and social history. He is the author of The Ardlamont Mystery: The Real-Life Story Behind the Creation of Sherlock Holmes, and the 'How to Think Like …' series for Michael O'Mara Books, which has been published in 20 languages and sold over 413,000 copies worldwide. He is also a long-time contributor to The Statesman's Yearbook, the geo-political guide to the world that celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2013. He lives in London with his wife and two children.