Life as It Is: Biology for the Public Sphere

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Product Details

Price
$41.94
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
May 01, 2009
Pages
247
Dimensions
5.1 X 8.0 X 0.6 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520260016

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About the Author

William F. Loomis was Distinguished Professor of Biology at the University of California, San Diego. He is the former President of the Society for Developmental Biology and an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Reviews

"[A] highly provocative book. . . . Loomis is a careful and clear guide to the historical, social and political aspects of biology, making this overview both thorough and daring."-- (03/24/2008)
"Fascinating."--Nature (04/10/2008)
"Wide-ranging, easily accessible and thought-provoking. . . . This profound and beautifully explained celebration of life deserves wide readership."-- (02/16/2008)