Biology as Ideology: The Doctrine of DNA

Biology as Ideology: The Doctrine of DNA

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by Richard C. Lewontin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0060975199

ISBN-13: 9780060975197

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Following in the fashion of Stephen Jay Gould and Peter Medawar, one of the world's leading scientists examines how "pure science" is in fact shaped and guided by social and political needs and assumptions.

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Following in the fashion of Stephen Jay Gould and Peter Medawar, one of the world's leading scientists examines how "pure science" is in fact shaped and guided by social and political needs and assumptions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060975197
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Series:
Harper Perennial
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
652,164
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.32(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii
A Reasonable Skepticism
1(16)
All in the Genes?
17(22)
Causes and Their Effects
39(20)
The Dream of the Human Genome
59(26)
A Story in Textbooks
85(20)
Science as Social Action
105(20)
Notes 125

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