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The Tinkerer's Accomplice

How Design Emerges from Life Itself

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$31.00 • £26.95 • €28.95

ISBN 9780674057531

Publication Date: 09/30/2010


304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 halftones, 31 line illustrations


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  • Prologue
  • 1. Cleanthes’ Dilemma
  • 2. Bernard Machines
  • 3. The Joy of Socks
  • 4. Blood River
  • 5. Knowledgeable Bones
  • 6. Embryonic Origami
  • 7. A Gut Feeling
  • 8. An Intentional Aside
  • 9. Points of Light
  • 10. Pygmalion’s Gift
  • 11. Biology’s Bright Lines
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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