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  • The Pleasure of Finding Things Out

  • The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman
  • By: Richard P. Feynman
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140

The Pleasure of Finding Things Out is a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard P. Feynman, from interviews and speeches to lectures and printed articles. A sweeping, wide-ranging collection, it presents an intimate and fascinating view of a life in science - a life like no other. From his ruminations on science in our culture to his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, this book will delight anyone interested in the world of ideas.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • All you want to hear is already in the first book.

  • By Fritz on 07-01-17

An insightful and fascinating view of the man.

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Reviewed: 19-03-18

What to expect from the collected short works of a Nobel Prize winner and collaborator with the greatest minds of his generation in the manhattan project? Well, something different to what I expected at least. You get a sense of the boy, his relationship with his father, his sense of mischief, his appropriate lack of deference to pretty much any established authority or received wisdom and an absolute commitment to the discipline and higher value of scientific method. A fascinating listen that has left me thinking, and personally that is what I want from a book.