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Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of C. H. Waddington


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The Selected Works of C. H. Waddington reissues seven titles from Waddington's impressive oeuvre. The titles in question cover a range of topics, from genetics and embryology to ethics in science and contemporary biological thought.

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Science and Ethics An Essay

Science and Ethics An Essay

1st Edition

Forthcoming

C. H. Waddington
October 12, 2020

First published in 1942 (second impression 1944), this book forms a debate about the endeavour to find an intellectual basis for ethics in science....

The Ethical Animal

The Ethical Animal

1st Edition

Forthcoming

C. H. Waddington
October 12, 2020

First published in 1960, this book discusses the ethical implications of the view of man’s nature and his place in the biological world. C. H. Waddington highlights issues of the time, such as social upheavals related to social mobility, and the changing nature of philosophical thinking in relation...

The Nature of Life

The Nature of Life

1st Edition

Forthcoming

C. H. Waddington
October 12, 2020

First published in 1961, this book explains the main trends and problems in modern biological thought, at that time. It was based on lectures presented at the University College of the West Indies, Jamaica, in 1960 to members from different faculties and is therefore an accessible guide for all to ...

The Principles of Embryology

The Principles of Embryology

1st Edition

Forthcoming

C. H. Waddington
October 12, 2020

First published in 1956, this book was considered the first comprehensive and unitary work on the subject since 1934. It provides an analysis of the relations between genetics and epigenetics, between genes and their effects. The book will be of interest to ebryologists, but also to more general ...

The Scientific Attitude

The Scientific Attitude

1st Edition

Forthcoming

C. H. Waddington
October 12, 2020

This book explores the relationship between science, culture, and society. It discusses biological assumptions made by various communities on human beings and compares them with the scientific attitude. The book acts as a historical document, conveying some of the feeling of living through WWII....

The Selected Works of C. H. Waddington (7 vols)

The Selected Works of C. H. Waddington (7 vols)

1st Edition

C. H. Waddington
April 11, 2016

The Selected Works of C. H. Waddington reissues seven titles from Waddington's impressive oeuvre. The titles in question cover a range of topics, from genetics and embryology to ethics in science and contemporary biological thought....

An Introduction to Modern Genetics

An Introduction to Modern Genetics

1st Edition

C. H. Waddington
July 24, 2015

First published in 1939 (second impression in 1950), this book provides an account of the changes in, and main principles of, genetics at that time. These are illustrated by references to the most authoritative and then recent investigations. Special attention is paid to the way in which genetics ...

How Animals Develop

How Animals Develop

1st Edition

C. H. Waddington
August 19, 2015

First published in 1935 (this edition in 1946), this short account of the science of embryology was the first book in English to provide a simple outline of the whole of this important subject. The study of development is perhaps the best method of approach to the most fundamental of all biological...

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