skip to content
Green light : toward an art of evolution Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Green light : toward an art of evolution

Author: George Gessert
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2010.
Series: Leonardo (Series) (Cambridge, Mass.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
How humans' aesthetic perceptions have shaped other life forms, from racehorses to ornamental plants.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gessert, George, 1944-
Green light.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2010
(DLC) 2009037617
(OCoLC)437054130
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Gessert
ISBN: 9780262265898 0262265893 9780262266253 0262266253 1282638203 9781282638204
OCLC Number: 646069118
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 233 p.) : ill.
Contents: Divine plants and magical animals --
Aesthetic effects of domestication --
The rainforests of domestication --
The rise of ornamental plants --
Darwin's sublime --
Playing God --
Standards of excellence --
Doubles --
Kitsch plants --
Bastard flowers, genetic goofies, and Freud's bow wows --
Biotechnology in the garden --
Recent art involving DNA --
Naming life --
Anthropocentrism and genetic art --
The angel of extinction --
Seven breeding complexes --
The slowest art --
Breeding for wildness.
Series Title: Leonardo (Series) (Cambridge, Mass.)
Other Titles: Toward an art of evolution
Responsibility: George Gessert.

Abstract:

How humans' aesthetic perceptions have shaped other life forms, from racehorses to ornamental plants.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"[A] more than fascinating collection of notes about genetics and evolution in the context of art, and vice versa, and the aesthetic interventions of Homo sapiens." -- Craig Hilton, Leonardo Reviews

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/646069118> # Green light toward an art of evolution
    a schema:Book, schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "646069118" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793270431#Place/cambridge_mass> ; # Cambridge, Mass.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793270431#Topic/electronic_books> ; # Electronic books
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/N72> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh94003836> ; # Evolution (Biology)--Philosophy
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1902548> ; # Biotechnology in art
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793270431#Topic/art_general> ; # ART--General
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034609> ; # Nature (Aesthetics)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1749112> ; # Art and biology
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/917312> ; # Evolution (Biology)--Philosophy
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/701.08/e22/> ;
    schema:alternateName "Toward an art of evolution" ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2010" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/61315630> ; # George Gessert
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:description "Divine plants and magical animals -- Aesthetic effects of domestication -- The rainforests of domestication -- The rise of ornamental plants -- Darwin's sublime -- Playing God -- Standards of excellence -- Doubles -- Kitsch plants -- Bastard flowers, genetic goofies, and Freud's bow wows -- Biotechnology in the garden -- Recent art involving DNA -- Naming life -- Anthropocentrism and genetic art -- The angel of extinction -- Seven breeding complexes -- The slowest art -- Breeding for wildness."@en ;
    schema:description "How humans' aesthetic perceptions have shaped other life forms, from racehorses to ornamental plants."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/793270431> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793270431#Series/leonardo_series_cambridge_mass> ; # Leonardo (Series) (Cambridge, Mass.)
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793270431#Series/leonardo> ; # Leonardo
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/437054130> ;
    schema:name "Green light toward an art of evolution"@en ;
    schema:numberOfPages "233" ;
    schema:productID "646069118" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/646069118#PublicationEvent/cambridge_mass_mit_press_c2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793270431#Agent/mit_press> ; # MIT Press
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=263820> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=263820&ref=toc> ;
    schema:url <http://mitpress-ebooks.mit.edu/product/green-light> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=307652> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10381811> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781282638204> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780262265898> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780262266253> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/646069118> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793270431#Place/cambridge_mass> # Cambridge, Mass.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cambridge, Mass." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793270431#Series/leonardo> # Leonardo
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/646069118> ; # Green light toward an art of evolution
    schema:name "Leonardo" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793270431#Series/leonardo_series_cambridge_mass> # Leonardo (Series) (Cambridge, Mass.)
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/646069118> ; # Green light toward an art of evolution
    schema:name "Leonardo (Series) (Cambridge, Mass.)" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh94003836> # Evolution (Biology)--Philosophy
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Evolution (Biology)--Philosophy"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034609> # Nature (Aesthetics)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Nature (Aesthetics)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1749112> # Art and biology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Art and biology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1902548> # Biotechnology in art
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Biotechnology in art"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/917312> # Evolution (Biology)--Philosophy
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Evolution (Biology)--Philosophy"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/61315630> # George Gessert
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1944" ;
    schema:familyName "Gessert" ;
    schema:givenName "George" ;
    schema:name "George Gessert" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780262265898>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "electronic bk." ;
    schema:isbn "0262265893" ;
    schema:isbn "9780262265898" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780262266253>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "electronic bk." ;
    schema:isbn "0262266253" ;
    schema:isbn "9780262266253" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781282638204>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1282638203" ;
    schema:isbn "9781282638204" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/437054130>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Green light." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/646069118> ; # Green light toward an art of evolution
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.