The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman


The Pleasure of Finding Things Out is a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard 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 Feynman's ruminations on science in our culture to his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, this book will fascinate anyone interested in the world of ideas. Newcomers to Feynman will be moved by his wit and his deep understanding of the natural world and of the human experience; longtime admirers will discover many treasures available nowhere else.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Freeman Dyson
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Cambridge, MA
Publication year:
  • 2000