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Extreme measures : the dark visions and bright ideas of Francis Galton

作者: Martin Brookes
出版商: New York : Bloomsbury : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck, ©2004.
版本/格式:   圖書 : 傳記 : 英語所有版本和格式的總覽
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"His measuring mind left its mark all over the scientific landscape. Explorer, inventor, meteorologist, psychologist, anthropologist, and statistician, Galton was one of the great Victorian polymaths." "But it was in the fledgling field of genetics that he made his most indelible impression. Galton kick-started the enduring nature/nurture debate, and took hereditary determinism to its darkest extreme. Consumed by  再讀一些...
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類型/形式: Biography
提及的人: Francis Galton; Francis Galton; Francis Galton
資料類型: 傳記, 網際網路資源
文件類型: 圖書, 網路資源
所有的作者/貢獻者: Martin Brookes
ISBN: 1582344817 9781582344812 0747566666 9780747566663
OCLC系統控制編碼: 54906675
描述: xviii, 298 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
内容: Dead on arrival --
Lunar orbit --
Boy wonder --
Growing pains --
Wilderness years --
The great trek --
A comependium for Crusoe --
Storm warnings --
Extreme states --
On the origin of specious --
Rabbit stew --
Question time --
Vital statistics --
The gravity of numbers --
Tips on fingers --
Home improvements --
Birmingham's forgotten son.
責任: Martin Brookes.
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"His measuring mind left its mark all over the scientific landscape. Explorer, inventor, meteorologist, psychologist, anthropologist, and statistician, Galton was one of the great Victorian polymaths." "But it was in the fledgling field of genetics that he made his most indelible impression. Galton kick-started the enduring nature/nurture debate, and took hereditary determinism to its darkest extreme. Consumed by his eugenic vision, he dreamed of a future society built on a race of pure-breeding supermen." "Plagued by illness and poor mental health, Galton often let his obsessions run away with him. He turned tea-making into a theoretical science, counted the brushstrokes on his portrait, and created a beauty map of the British Isles, ranking its cities on the basis of their feminine allure." "Through the story of Galton's colourful life Martin Brookes examines his scientific legacy and takes us on a journey to the origins of modern human genetics."--BOOK JACKET.

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