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The Dialectical Biologist

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PAPERBACK

$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674202832

Publication Date: 03/15/1987

Short

336 pages

6 line illustrations, 4 tables

World

  • Introduction
  • I. On Evolution
    • 1. Evolution as Theory and Ideology
    • 2. Adaptation
    • 3. The Organism as the Subject and Object of Evolution
  • II. On Analysis
    • 4. The Analysis of Variance and the Analysis of Causes
    • 5. Isidore Nabi on the Tendencies of Motion
    • 6. Dialectics and Reductionism in Ecology
  • III. Science as a Social Product and the Social Product of Science
    • 7. The Problem of Lysenkoism
    • 8. The Commoditization of Science
    • 9. The Political Economy of Agricultural Research
    • 10. Applied Biology in the Third World
    • 11. The Pesticide System
    • 12. Research Needs for Latin Community Health
    • 13. What Is Human Nature?
  • Conclusion: Dialectics
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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