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Biophilia

Author: Edward O Wilson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Univ. Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 12. printView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward O Wilson
ISBN: 0674074416 9780674074415 0674074424 9780674074422
OCLC Number: 633534265
Description: 157 Seiten
Contents: *1. Prologue *2. Bernhardsdorp *3. The Superoganism *4. The Time Machine *5. The Bird of Paradise *6. The Poetic Species *7. The Serpent *8. The Right Place *9. The Conservation Ethic *10. Surinam * Reading Notes * Acknowledgments
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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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