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Romantic Luddites

The Romantic Attack on Modern Science in England and America and Other Essays by Roger Sworder Angelico Press, 2015, 172 pages, $33 __________________________________ I read Roger Sworder’s previous book, Mining, Metallurgy and the Meaning of Life, with enjoyment, profit and fascination. It remains on my bookshelf and I quote from it quite often. When I saw he had published another book, The Romantic Attack on Modern Science in England and America, I sent off my $33 for it at once. To call it a disappointment is an understatement. Not that the subject matter is dull or unimportant. It is very…

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