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The Nature of Life

1st Edition

By C. H. Waddington


132 pages

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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 subject.

Table of Contents

Preface 1. The Natural Philosophy of Life 2. Innate Potentialities 3. Development 4. Evolution 5. Biology and Man; Notes and References; Index

About the Series

Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of C. H. Waddington

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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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General