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Dreamers, visionaries, and revolutionaries in the life sciences / edited by Oren Harman and Michael R. Dietrich.

Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2018.

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  • Title:
    Dreamers, visionaries, and revolutionaries in the life sciences / edited by Oren Harman and Michael R. Dietrich.
  • Contributor: Oren Solomon Harman editor.;
    Michael R. Dietrich editor.
  • Subjects: Science -- General; Biologists -- Biography; Scientists -- Biography; Biology -- Biography; Biologists; Biology; Scientists; BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology; NATURE / Reference; SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology; SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General; Science -- History; Science -- Life Sciences -- General; Biography & Autobiography -- Science & Technology; Science -- Biography; Science (Title); Biography; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 570.92
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2018.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Intro; Contents; Introduction. Perchance to Dream -- Fostering Novelty in the Life Sciences (Oren Harman and Michael R. Dietrich); Part I. The Evolutionists; 1. Jean -- Baptiste Lamarck: Biological Visionary (Richard W. Burkhardt Jr.); 2. Ernst Haeckel: A Dream Transformed (Robert J. Richards); 3. Peter Kropotkin: Anarchist, Revolutionary, Dreamer (Oren Harman); Part II. The Medicalists; 4. Mary Lasker: Citizen Lobbyist for Medical Research (Kirsten E. Gardner); 5. Jonas Salk: American Hero, Scientific Outcast (Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs)
    Contents: 6. The Origins of ""Dynamic Reciprocity"": Mina Bissell's Expansive Picture of Cancer Causation (Anya Plutynski)Part III. The Molecularists; 7. W. Ford Doolittle: Evolutionary Provocations and a Pluralistic Vision (Maureen A. O'Malley); 8. Collecting Dreams in the Molecular Sciences: Margaret Dayhoff and The Atlas of Protein Sequence and Structure (Bruno J. Strasser); 9. Neanderthals in Space: George Church's Modest Steps toward Possible Futures (Luis Campos); Part IV. The Ecologists
    Contents: 10. From New Alchemy to Living Machines: John Todd's Dreams of Ecological Engineering (Michael R. Dietrich and Laura L. Lovett)11. Stephen Hubbell and the Paramount Power of Randomness (Philippe Huneman); 12. Rachel Carson: Prophet for the Environment (Janet Browne); Part V. The Ethologists; 13. Jane Goodall: She Dreamed of Tarzan (Dale Peterson); 14. Francis Crick and the Problem of Consciousness (Rick Grush); 15. David Sloan Wilson: Visionary, Idealist, Ideologue (Mark E. Borrello); Part VI. The Systematizers; 16. D'Arcy Thompson: Archetypical Visionary (Tim Horder)
    Contents: 17. James Lovelock's Gaia Hypothesis: ""A New Look at Life on Earth"" ... for the Life and the Earth Sciences (Sébastien Dutreuil)18. Big Dreams for Small Creatures: Ilana and Eugene Rosenberg's Path to the Hologenome Theory (Ehud Lamm); Epilogue. The Scientist Dreamer (Joan Roughgarden); List of Contributors; Index
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780226570075 (electronic bk.); ISBN 022657007X (electronic bk.); BNB GBB8D8740; System number: 018940979
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.308506
  • UIN: BLL01018940979

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