Fred Spier is a real pioneer in Global History (Big History, World History).
Fred Spier is a real pioneer in Global History (Big History, World History). This is an updated, Dutch translation of the original English work The Structure of Big History: From the Big Bang until Today, 1996. species we've forced to die and suffer from it).
Big History and the Future of Humanity. Senior Lecturer Big History emeritus, University of AmsterdamПодписчиков: 1 тыс.
Offers new insights into the future of humanity by better understanding the past.
Easy to read and it places the scientific area of importance on various fields that should be considered when drawing conclusions or looking for more reference material. This book can serve as an acceptable introduction to what is called "big history," that is the time line from the big bang to contemporary humanity. But it is also dangerous for students unless accompanied by texts going deeper into human history and its fundamental drivers, such as On Deep History and the Brain by Daniel Lord Smail (2008).
Thankfully, Fred Spier disagrees. We consume much more energy than we produce, and the kind of energy we consume is moving us out of the Goldilocks zone. His path-breaking Big History and the Future of Humanity (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) succeeds in sketching the story of everything from the origins of the universe to the reason my son’s ice cream is gone. That’s something to think about, and maybe even do something about.
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Offers new insights into the future of humanity by better understanding the past Fred Spier is Senior Lecturer in Big History at the University of Amsterdam and also teaches Big History at th. . Fred Spier is Senior Lecturer in Big History at the University of Amsterdam and also teaches Big History at the Eindhoven University of Technology. He is the author of Religious Regimes in Peru (1994), San Nicolás de Zurite (1995), and The Structure of Big History: From the Big Bang until Today (1996).