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By: Stephen Webster
235 pages, no illustrations
The first short introduction to the philosophy of biology that is also a biology textbook. Aims to make students' studies more interesting by encouraging them to talk about their work and communicate more effectively. Explains the social and political implications of biological concepts.
Webster provides a thought-provoking view of the traditional ideas about biologic science and then goes a step further in discussing the ethical and political consequences of biology... this lively and controversial collection of readings will make the theories of biology much more alive. Choice
Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Facts?; 2. Reductionism; 3. Evolution; 4. Biology and animals; 5. Controversies in Biology; 6. Making sense of genes; 7. Biology and politics; 8. Research ethics; Index.
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Stephen Webster is a member of the Science Communication Group in Imperial College, London.
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