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- DescriptionDescribes the transformative role played by outsiders in the growth of the modern life sciences. This volume brings together biographical essays of some of the most remarkable outsiders of the modern era - from Noam Chomsky using linguistics to answer questions about brain architecture, to Erwin Schrodinger contemplating DNA as a physicist would.
- Author BiographyOren Harman is the chair of the Graduate Program in Science, Technology, and Society at Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, and the author of The Man Who Invented the Chromosome and The Price of Altruism. Michael R. Dietrich is professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Dartmouth College and coeditor of The Educated Eye. Together Harman and Dietrich are the editors of Rebels, Mavericks, and Heretics in Biology.
- PublisherThe University of Chicago Press
- Date of Publication11/12/2013
- GenreLife Sciences: General
- Place of PublicationChicago, IL
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Chicago Press
- Content Note22 halftones, 4 line drawings
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Edited byMichael R. Dietrich,Oren Harman
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