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Pluto's Republic / Peter Medawar.

; Medawar, P. B. (Peter Brian), 1915-1987. Art of the soluble ; Medawar, P. B. (Peter Brian), 1915-1987. Induction and intuition in scientific thought
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1982.
ISBN 9780192177261, 0192177265

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Other Authors Medawar, P. B. 1915-1987.
Medawar, P. B. 1915-1987.
Subjects Science -- Philosophy.
Sciences -- Philosophie.
Wissenschaftsphilosophie.
Description x, 351 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes "Incorporating The art of the soluble and Induction and intuition in scientific thought."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Two conceptions of science -- Science and literature -- Further comments on psychoanalysis -- Induction and intuition in scientific thought -- Hypothesis and imagination -- Victims of psychiatry -- Darwin's illness -- Type A behaviour and your heart -- The crab -- Unnatural science -- Technology and evolution -- Does ethology throw any light on human behaviour? -- Taking the measure of man -- Herbert Spencer and the law of general evolution -- D'Arcy Thompson and Growth and form -- The phenomenon of man -- The act of creation -- J.B.S. -- Lucky Jim -- House in order -- A biological retrospect -- Expectation and prediction -- Science and the sanctity of life -- On 'the effecting of all things possible.'
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8032732
(OCoLC)ocm08032732
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WorldCat Identities Medawar, P. B. 1915-1987.
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