2016 Audie Award Finalist, History/Biography. The life and ideas of one of the greatest and most neglected minds in history. This 17th-century writer, physician, and philosopher inspired Ralph Waldo Emerson, Jorge Luis Borges, Stephen Jay Gould, and more. He introduced hundreds of words into English (electricity, hallucination, suicide) while trying to disabuse the credulous of foolish beliefs, and to unite science and religion.
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