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The Simple Beauty of the Unexpected
A Natural Philosopher’s Quest for Trout and the Meaning of Everything
Marcelo Gleiser

University Press of New England



Contents

• PROLOGUE
• The Young Boy and the Sea
• You Give to the River and the River Gives Back to You
• A Note to the Reader
• CUMBRIA, LAKE DISTRICT, UK
• On Unsolvable Mysteries
• Immortally Beautiful Open Spaces
• Solitude and Solitons
• Pattern Seeking
• Leaders, Followers, and Outsiders
• The Simple Beauty of the Unexpected
• Belief
• The Witch of Copacabana
• Reason, Faith, and the Incompleteness of Knowledge
• The Allure of the Mysterious
• A Line between Two Worlds
• A Path with a Heart
• SÃO JOSÉ DOS AUSENTES, RIO GRANDE DO SUL, BRAZIL
• Tropical Trout
• Changing Your Worldview Is Hard to Do
• Love in a Time of Science
• Freedom in Attachment
• Limits Are Triggers
• The Immigrant and the Two Frogs
• SANSEPOLCRO, TUSCANY, ITALY
• Michelangelo’s Trout
• Baby Earth, Baby Life
• Knowledge the Endless Pursuit
• Is Anybody Out There?
• LAXÁ RIVER, MÝVATNSSVEIT, ICELAND
• You Must Leave This Ship!
• Primeval Landscape
• Modern Creation Narrative: An Integrated View
• Planetary Awareness
• The Temple
• Acknowledgments
• Index

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