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Biophilia

Author: Edward O Wilson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The eminent biologist reflects on his own response to nature and the aesthetic aspects of his exploration of natural systems in an intensely personal essay that examines the essential links between mankind and the rest of the living world.
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Genre/Form: Erlebnisbericht
personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilson, Edward O.
Biophilia.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©1984
(OCoLC)559509680
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward O Wilson
ISBN: 0674074416 9780674074415 0674074424 9780674074422
OCLC Number: 10754298
Description: 157 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Bernhardsdorp --
The superorganism --
The time machine --
The bird of paradise --
The poetic species --
The serpent --
The right place --
The conservation ethic --
Surinam.
Responsibility: Edward O. Wilson.
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Biophilia is Edward O. Wilson's most personal book, an evocation of his own response to nature and an eloquent statement of the conservation ethic. Wilson argues that our natural affinity for  Read more...

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A fine memoir by one of America's foremost evolutionary biologists. E. O. Wilson defines biophilia as 'the innate tendency [in human beings] to focus on life and lifelike process. To an extent still Read more...

 
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