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Lorenz, Konrad 1903-1989

Works: 583 works in 3,829 publications in 15 languages and 39,896 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Interviews  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Honoree, Illustrator, Creator, Other, Interviewee, Editor, Contributor, wpr, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator, Correspondent
Classifications: QL751, 591.5
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On aggression by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

134 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the nature of aggression in animals and its causes, control, and wide implications for mankind
King Solomon's ring : new light on animal ways by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

148 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 3,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It has been theorized that cats which present dead mice to their owners, and which play with live mice in front of their owners, are not seeking approval. Rather, they are attempting to teach their oversized, deformed, clumsy, learning-impaired two-legged kittens how to make a living. They are responsible for your welfare, after all." This is just one of the many theories found in Konrad Lorenz's "King Solomon's Ring." In his book, Lorenz shows how some kinds of behavior are governed by the same process of natural selection as governs physical development. Animal behavior is absolutely fascinating. If you've never read Konrad Lorenz's "King Solomon's Ring", buy a paper copy. It may very well change your view of animals for the rest of your life. More and more you will appreciate the complex things that go on as you watch animals. This book is easy-reading and is filled with humor. I recommend it to all ages of animal lovers"--Online review
Civilized man's eight deadly sins by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

127 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on destructive influences of the modern environment on human behavior
Man meets dog by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

244 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lifetime devoted to understanding animals lies behind this classic. Konrad Lorenz (regarded as the father of modern ethology, the study of animal behavior) opens his influential study with a speculation on the origins of the unique relationship shared by dogs and human beings. Throughout the book Lorenz introduces us to many of the dogs in his own life. Using these personal experiences as his guide, he examines the canine/human relationship from many perspectives, addressing such questions as: How do dogs regard children? What should you consider when you choose a puppy? How can you reward and discipline your dog effectively? How do you live with the inevitable death of a beloved animal? He also treats us to chapters on how cats play (by themselves and with dogs) and how cats and dogs differ in their relationships with their owners. Whether discussing dogs, cats, or human beings, he does so with great good humor, gentle wisdom, and much affection for all creatures.--Adapted from publisher description
Evolution and modification of behavior by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

51 editions published between 1956 and 1986 in English and Italian and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in animal and human behaviour by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motivation of human and animal behavior; an ethological view by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

76 editions published between 1968 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the mirror : a search for a natural history of human knowledge by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

22 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year of the greylag goose by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commentary and photographs of the Greylag goose tell the story of their family life structures which is similiar to human family life
Konrad Lorenz : the man and his ideas by Richard I Evans( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das sogenannte Böse : zur Naturgeschichte der Aggression by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

152 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dyrisk aggression som biologisk baggrund for forståelsen af menneskets adfærd
Über tierisches und menschliches Verhalten. Aus dem Werdegang der Verhaltenslehre. Gesammelte Abhandlungen by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

201 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beiträge zur Ethologie sozialer Corviden. Betrachtungen über das Erkennen der arteigenen Triebhandlungen der Vögel. Der Kumpan in der Umwelt des Vogels. Über die Bidlung des Instinktbegriffes. Taxis und Instinkthandlung in der Eirollbewegung der Graugans. Induktive und teleologische Psychologie
The natural science of the human species : an introduction to comparative behavioral research : the "Russian Manuscript" (1944-1948) by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

21 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited from the author's posthumous works by Agnes von Cranach. Topics incl. natural science & idealistic philosophy, general attempts to define life, vitalism, mechanism, etc.\Here Am I Where Are You?: The Behavior of the Greylag Goose was thought to be Konrad Lorenz's last book. However, in 1991 the "Russian Manuscript" was discovered in an attic, and its subsequent publication in German has become a scientific sensation. Written under the most extreme conditions in Soviet prison camps, the "Russian Manuscript" was the first outline of a large-scale work on behavioral science. This translation contains a synopsis of all the ideas that made Lorenz famous as the founder of ethology, the study of comparative animal behavior. Written just after World War II, while the author was incarcerated in a Soviet prison camp, this so-called "Russian manuscript" was believed lost forever. Its rediscovery in 1991 and, now, its publication represent a major contribution to the history of science and the advancement of the behavioral sciences. This book contains some of the earliest formulations of the discipline that Lorenz called comparative behavioral research (i.e., ethology); its theories also portend the development of sociobiology and the new fields of behavioral and genetic psychology. He writes, "The route to an understanding of humans leads just as surely through an understanding of animals as the evolutionary pathway of humans had led through animal precursors." Lorenz also devotes almost equal attention to the "Philosophical Prolegomena" as to the "Biological Prologomena," arguing, in the process, for a synthesis between the sciences and the humanities as complementary expressions of human cognition. The text, edited by Lorenz's daughter, is full of literary excesses; although comprehensible to the lay reader, it is not particularly enjoyable to read. Still, such a book's value cannot be measured by its popularity alone. Important for any general science collection and indispensable for all academic or history of science collections.-Gregg Sapp, Univ. of Miami Lib
Suo luo men wang de zhi huan : yu chong yu niao shou qin mi dui hua by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

212 editions published between 1949 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jie shao le dong wu xing wei.Nei rong bao kuo:dong wu de ma fan,Kuai le cong yu gang kai shi,Yu gang zhong de bao xing,Ke lian de yu,Chao xiao dong wu,Tong qing dong wu,Xuan gou dong wu deng
Die Rückseite des Spiegels : Versuch einer Naturgeschichte menschlichen Erkennens by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

84 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In zwei Hauptwerken hat Konrad Lorenz sein Nachdenken über die Natur und den Menschen zusammgefaßt: "Die Rückseite des Spiegels" und "Der Abbau des Menschlichen". Diese Sonderausgabe enthält beide Werke
Here am I--where are you? : the behavior of the greylag goose by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'agression : une histoire naturelle du mal by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

38 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leben ist Lernen : von Immanuel Kant zu Konrad Lorenz, Ein Gespräch über das Lebenswerk des Nobelpreisträgers by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Konrad Lorenz : Verhaltensforscher, Philosoph, Naturschützer by Max Amberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Solomon's ring by Konrad Lorenz( Book )

8 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delightful treasury of observations and insights into the lives of all sorts of creatures, from jackdaws and water-shrews to dogs, cats and even wolves. It is a wonderfully written introduction to the world of our furred and feathered friends!
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On aggression
Alternative Names
Conradus Lorenz

Kang la de Luo lun ci 1903-1989

Kanglade-Luolunci 1903-1989

Konrad Lorenz austriacki zoolog i ornitolog, noblista

Konrad Lorenz Austrian zoologist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973

Konrad Lorenz militair arts uit Oostenrijk (1903-1989)

Konrad Lorenz österreichischer Biologe (Verhaltensforscher) und Nobelpreisträger für Medizin

Konrad Lorenz Rakouský etolog a nositel Nobelovy ceny

Konrad Lorenz zoologo e etologo austriaco

Konrad Zacharias Lorenz ahli biologi asal Austria

Konrad Zacharias Lorenz Austrian zoologist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973.

Konrad Zacharias Lorenz zoologo austriaco ganador del premio nobel en fisiologia en 1973

Konrāds Lorencs

Lao lun zi 1903-1989

Laolunzi 1903-1989

Laolunzi, Kanglide 1903-1989

Lorenc, Konrad.

Lorencʹ, Konrad 1903-1989

Lorenc̕i, Konrad 1903-1989

Lorencs, Konrāds 1903-1989

Lorens Konrad

Lōrenṣ, Qonrād Z. 1903-1989

Lorent︠s︡, Konrad 1903-1989

Lorents, Konrad Z. 1903-1989

Lorents, Konrant 1903-1989

Lorenz, K. 1903-1989

Lorenz, K. (Konrad), 1903-1989

Lorenz, K. Z. 1903-

Lorenz, K. Z 1903-1989

Lorenz, K. Z. (Konrad Zacharias), 1903-1989

Lorenz Konrad

Lorenz, Konrad 1903-

Lorenz, Konrad 1903-1989

Lorenz , Konrad Z.

Lorenz, Konrad Z. 1903-1989

Lorenz, Konrad Zacharias

Lorenz, Konrad Zacharias 1903-

Lorenz, Konrad Zacharias 1903-1989

Luolunci, Kanglade 1903-1989

Rorench'ŭ, K'olladŭ 1903-1989

Rorench'ŭ, K'ollat'ŭ 1903-1989

Rōrentsu, K. 1903-1989

Rōrentsu, Konrāto 1903-1989

Rōrentu, .. 1903-1989

Rōrentu, Konrāto 1903-1989

Κόνραντ Λόρεντς Αυστριακός ζωολόγος και ηθολόγος

Конрад Лёрэнц

Конрад Лоренц

Конрад Лоренц австрийский зоолог

Конрад Лоренц австійський зоолог, лауреат Нобелівської премії з фізіології та медицини (1973)

Конрад Лорэнц

Лоренц К.З

Лоренц К.З. 1903-1989

Лоренц, Конрад 1903-1989

Лоренц, Конрад Захариас

Լորենց, Կոնրադ 1903-1989

Կոնրադ Լորենց

לורנץ, קונראד זאכאריאס

לורנץ, קונראד זכריאס 1903-1989

לורנץ, קונרד

לורנץ, קונרד זכריאס 1903-1989

לורנץ, קונרד זכריס 1903-1989

קונראד לורנץ

كونراد لورنتس

کنراد لورنتز

کونارڈ لونٹز

کونراد لورنتس

کونراڈ لورینز

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კონრად ლორენცი

კონრად ლორენცი ავსტრიელი ზოოლოგი, ზოოფსიქოლოგი და ორნითოლოგი

로렌쓰, 콘라드 1903-1989

로렌쯔, K. Z 1903-1989

로렌쯔, 콘라드 1903-1989

로렌쯔, 콘라트 Z 1903-1989

로렌츠, K 1903-1989

로렌츠, 콘라드 1903-1989

로렌츠, 콘라트 1903-1989

로렌츠, 콘라트 Z. 1903-1989

로렌츠, 콘래드 Z. 1903-1989

콘라트 로렌츠


レーレンツ, コンラート

ローレンツ, K.

ローレンツ, コンラート

劳伦茲, 康拉徳

康拉德·劳伦兹 1903-1989


King Solomon's ring : new light on animal waysCivilized man's eight deadly sinsMan meets dogBehind the mirror : a search for a natural history of human knowledgeThe natural science of the human species : an introduction to comparative behavioral research : the "Russian Manuscript" (1944-1948)King Solomon's ringFinal solutions : biology, prejudice, and genocide