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The sacred depths of nature

The sacred depths of nature

Author: Ursula Goodenough
Publisher: New York [etc.] : Oxford U.P., 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume reconciles the modern scientific understanding of reality with our timeless spiritual yearnings for reverence and continuity, examining topics such as evolution, emotions, sexuality, and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula Goodenough
ISBN: 0195136292 9780195136296 0195126130 9780195126136
OCLC Number: 974090369
Awards: Winner of Named an Outstanding Academic Book for 1999 by Choice.
Description: xxi, 197. : ill. ; 22 cm
Contents: 1: Origins of the Earth2: Origins of Life3: How Life Works4: How an Organism Works5: How Evolution Works6: The Evolution of Biodiversity7: Awareness8: Emotions and Meaning9: Sex10: Sexuality11: Multicellularity and Death12: Speciation
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In The Sacred Depths of Nature, this superb cell biologist, thoughtful member of faculty at Washington University in St Louis and mother of five, reviews, in some 12 chapters, the major concepts of Read more...

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