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Letters to a young scientist

Auteur: Edward O Wilson
Uitgever: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a Division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : Biografie : Engels : First editionAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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"At a time when the survival of our species and the rest of the living world is more than ever linked to our understanding of science, Pulitzer-Prize-winning biologist Edward O. Wilson has distilled sixty years of teaching into a book for students, both young and old alike. Throughout his storied career, Wilson has counseled thousands of talented young people, and as a result has gleaned a deep knowledge, indeed a  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Correspondencia
Genoemd persoon: Edward O Wilson; Edward O Wilson; Edward Osborne Wilson; Edward O Wilson
Genre: Biografie
Soort document Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Edward O Wilson
ISBN: 9780871403773 0871403773
OCLC-nummer: 812254231
Beschrijving: 244 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Inhoud: Prologue: You made the right choice --
I. The path to follow. First passion, then training ; Mathematics ; The path to follow --
II. The creative process. What is science? ; The creative process ; What it takes ; Most likely to succeed ; I never changed ; Archetypes of the scientific mind ; Scientists as explorers of the universe --
III. A life in science. A mentor and the start of a career ; The grails of field biology ; A celebration of audacity ; Know your subject, thoroughly --
IV. Theory and the big picture. Science as universal knowledge ; Searching for new worlds on Earth ; The making of theories ; Biological theory on a grand scale ; Theory in the real world --
V. Truth and ethics. The scientific ethic.
Andere titels: Correspondence.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Edward O. Wilson.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist Edward O. Wilson imparts the wisdom of his storied career to the next generation.  Meer lezen...

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