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The Resource Naming nature : the clash between instinct and science, Carol Kaesuk Yoon

Naming nature : the clash between instinct and science, Carol Kaesuk Yoon

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Naming nature : the clash between instinct and science
Title
Naming nature
Title remainder
the clash between instinct and science
Statement of responsibility
Carol Kaesuk Yoon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This surprising, untold story about the poetic and deeply human (cognitive) capacity to name the natural world illuminates science's limitations and the urgency of staying connected to the natural world by using familiar, rather than scientific, names
Cataloging source
DLC
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Yoon, Carol Kaesuk
Dewey number
508
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH83
LC item number
.Y66 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Biology
  • Biology
  • Biology
Label
Naming nature : the clash between instinct and science, Carol Kaesuk Yoon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-317) and index
Contents
The strange case of the fish that wasn't -- The little oracle -- Miracle in a barnacle -- What rock bottom looks like -- A surprise in the Tower of Babel -- The Umwelt among babies and the brain-damaged -- Wog's legacy -- Taxonomy by the numbers -- Better taxonomy through chemistry -- The death of the fish -- This strange station -- Beyond science
Control code
ocn286488109
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 344 p.
Isbn
9780393061970
Lccn
2009014332
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)286488109
Label
Naming nature : the clash between instinct and science, Carol Kaesuk Yoon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-317) and index
Contents
The strange case of the fish that wasn't -- The little oracle -- Miracle in a barnacle -- What rock bottom looks like -- A surprise in the Tower of Babel -- The Umwelt among babies and the brain-damaged -- Wog's legacy -- Taxonomy by the numbers -- Better taxonomy through chemistry -- The death of the fish -- This strange station -- Beyond science
Control code
ocn286488109
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 344 p.
Isbn
9780393061970
Lccn
2009014332
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)286488109

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