Aristotle to Zoos: A Philosophical Dictionary of Biology

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Harvard University Press, 1983 - Science - 305 pages
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In the spirit of Voltaire--and occasionally in the spirit of P. G. Wodehouse--the Medawars have crafted for the life sciences a source of reference that is meant for browsing, a book both authoritative and tilled with delights.

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Adaptation
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Lymphocytes
211
Copyright

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About the Author:
Sir Peter Medawar, who won the Nobel Prize with Sir Macfarlane Burnet in 1960 for demonstrating the possibility of transplanting tissues between genetically different organisms, is the author of Pluto's Republic, Memoirs of a Thinking Radish, and numerous other books.

J. S. Medawar was a biologist trained at the University of Oxford.

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