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Aristotle to Zoos

A Philosophical Dictionary of Biology

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$47.00 • £37.95 • €42.50

ISBN 9780674045378

Publication Date: 03/15/1985

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320 pages

6 x 9 inches

2 tables, 5 line illustrations

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P. B. Medawar, an Oxford-trained biologist, received the 1960 Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology.

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

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