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Essays in philosophical biology.

Author: William Morton Wheeler
Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard Univ. Press, 1939.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wheeler, William Morton, 1865-1937.
Essays in philosophical biology.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1939
(OCoLC)594906069
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Morton Wheeler
OCLC Number: 2546823
Description: xv, 261 pages illustrations, portraits
Contents: William Morton Wheeler --
The anti-colony as an organism --
Jean-Henri Fabre --
On instincts --
The termitodoxa, or biology and society --
The organization of research --
The dry-rot of our academic biology --
Emergent evolution and the development of societies --
Carl Akeley's early work and environment --
Present tendencies in biological theory --
Hopes in the biological sciences --
Some attractions of the field study of ants --
Animal societies.
Responsibility: Selected by G.H. Parker.

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