skip to content
Gaia a new look at life on earth Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Gaia a new look at life on earth

Author: James E Lovelock
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom Oxford University Press 2016
Series: Oxford landmark science
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
Summary:

Gaia, in which James Lovelock puts forward his inspirational and controversial idea that the Earth functions as a single organism, with life influencing planetary processes to form a self-regulating  Read more...

Rating:

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

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

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

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James E Lovelock
ISBN: 0198784880 9780198784883 9780192176653 019217665X
OCLC Number: 1001527872
Notes: Hier auch später erschienene, unveränderte Nachdrucke
Literaturverzeichnis: Seiten 147-148
Description: xxv, 148 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme 20 cm
Contents: Preface 1: Introductory 2: In the beginning 3: The recognition of Gaia 4: Cybernetics 5: The contemporary atmosphere 6: The sea 7: Gaia and Man: the problem of pollution 8: Living within Gaia 9: Epilogue Definitions and explanations of terms Further reading
Series Title: Oxford landmark science
Responsibility: James Lovelock

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

The breath-taking sweep of his central idea - that the earth is a living, self-regulating organism - poses the most dramatic challenge to scientists, politicians, and environmentalists. * Jonathon Read more...

 
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/1001527872> # Gaia a new look at life on earth
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "1001527872" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60390180#Topic/gaia_hypothese> ; # Gaia-Hypothese
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60390180#Topic/biosphere> ; # Biosphere
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60390180#Topic/biosphare> ; # Biosphäre
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60390180#Topic/biology_philosophy> ; # Biology--Philosophy
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/333.95/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60390180#Topic/gaia_hypothesis> ; # Gaia hypothesis
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60390180#Topic/selbstregulation> ; # Selbstregulation
   schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60390180#Person/lovelock_james_e_1919> ; # James E. Lovelock
   schema:bookEdition "Second edition" ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:datePublished "2016" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/60390180> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60390180#Series/oxford_landmark_science> ; # Oxford landmark science
   schema:name "Gaia a new look at life on earth" ;
   schema:productID "1001527872" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780198784883> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780192176653> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1001527872> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60390180#Person/lovelock_james_e_1919> # James E. Lovelock
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1919" ;
   schema:familyName "Lovelock" ;
   schema:givenName "James E." ;
   schema:name "James E. Lovelock" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60390180#Series/oxford_landmark_science> # Oxford landmark science
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1001527872> ; # Gaia a new look at life on earth
   schema:name "Oxford landmark science" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60390180#Topic/biology_philosophy> # Biology--Philosophy
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Biology--Philosophy" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780192176653>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "019217665X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780192176653" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780198784883>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0198784880" ;
   schema:isbn "9780198784883" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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