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Medawar, P. B. (Peter Brian) 1915-1987

Overview
Works: 193 works in 829 publications in 9 languages and 16,458 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Dictionaries  Autobiographies  Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Speaker, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: Q175, 501
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Most widely held works by P. B Medawar
Advice to a young scientist by P. B Medawar( Book )

33 editions published between 1817 and 1981 in English and Italian and held by 1,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The strange case of the spotted mice and other classic essays on science by P. B Medawar( )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The limits of science by P. B Medawar( Book )

40 editions published between 1884 and 1996 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes An Essay on Scians, Can Scientific Discovery be Premeditated and the Limits of Science
Aristotle to zoos : a philosophical dictionary of biology by P. B Medawar( Book )

47 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended for browsing by educated persons such as biologists, psychologists, sociologists, and other "reflective people who see in biology the science most relevant to the understanding and melioration of the human condition." Lengthy enties. Index
The life science : current ideas of biology by P. B Medawar( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucidly explains, in layman's terms, the ideas and concepts that underlie biological thinking today and presents an optimistic view of man's prospects
The threat and the glory : reflections on science and scientists by P. B Medawar( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of man by P. B Medawar( Book )

49 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in 4 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A distinguished biologist speculates on the genetic qualties of future generations of mankind
The uniqueness of the individual by P. B Medawar( Book )

30 editions published between 1957 and 1981 in English and German and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Induction and intuition in scientific thought by P. B Medawar( Book )

33 editions published between 1960 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pluto's Republic by P. B Medawar( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of the soluble by P. B Medawar( Book )

43 editions published between 1880 and 1970 in 4 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hope of progress by P. B Medawar( Book )

18 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Introduction to immunology by E. M Lance( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on growth and form presented to D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson by D'Arcy W Thompson( Book )

22 editions published between 1945 and 1977 in English and French and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hope of progress; a scientist looks at problems in philosophy, literature and science by P. B Medawar( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Structure in science and art : proceedings of the Third C.H. Boehringer Sohn Symposium held at Kronberg, Taunus, 2nd-5th May 1979 by C. H. Boehringer Sohn Symposium( Book )

11 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The limits of science by P. B Medawar( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in 5 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opstellen over enkele filosofische vragen rond het verschijnsel wetenschap
Major histocompatibility system : the Gorer Symposium by Gorer Symposium( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pluto's republic : incorporating The art of the soluble and Induction and intuition in scientific thought by P. B Medawar( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Aristotle to zoos : a philosophical dictionary of biology
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The strange case of the spotted mice and other classic essays on scienceAristotle to zoos : a philosophical dictionary of biologyThe limits of scienceGerms and tissues : Frank Macfarlane Burnet, Peter Brian Medawar, and the immunological conjuncture
Alternative Names
Medavar, P.

Medavar Piter Brayan

Medawar, P. 1915-1987

Medawar P.B.

Medawar, P. B. 1915-

Medawar, P.B. 1915-1987

Medawar, P. B. (Peter Brian), 1915-

Medawar, P. B. (Peter Brian), 1915-1987

Medawar Peter

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Medawar, Peter 1915- Sir

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Medawar, Peter B. (Peter Brian), 1915-

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Medawar, Peter Brian 1915-1987 Sir

Medawar Peter Brian Sir

Medawar, Peter Brian, Sir, 1915-1987

Medawar, Peter, Sir, 1915-

Medawo Pito

Medawo, Pito 1915-

Medawŏ, Pʻitʻŏ 1915-1987

P. B. Medawar

Peter Brian Medawar

Peter Brian Medawar englischer Anatom

Peter Medawar ahli biologi asal Brasil

Peter Medawar angielski naukowiec brazylijskiego pochodzenia, noblista

Peter Medawar biologo brasiliano

Peter Medawar Brits arts (1915-1987)

Медавар, Питер Брайан

Питер Брайан Медавар

Питър Медауар

Пітер Медавар

Пітер Медавар англійський біолог

Пітэр Браян Медавар

Пітэр Браян Мэдавар

פיטר מדאוור

بيتر مدور

بيتر مدور، 1916-1986

پیتر مداوار

پیٹر میڈاوار

পিটার মিডাওয়ার

피터 메더워

ピーター・メダワー

メダウォー, P. B.

メダウォア

メダワー, P. B.

メダワー, ピーター・B.

彼得·梅达沃

Languages
English (465)

Spanish (18)

German (11)

Italian (10)

Japanese (4)

Chinese (3)

French (2)

Finnish (2)

Dutch (1)