Letters to a Young Scientist (BOK)

Edward O. Wilson

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Inspired by Rainer Maria Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet, Edward O. Wilson has distilled sixty years of teaching into a book for students, young and old. Wilson threads these twenty-one letters, each richly illustrated, with autobiographical anecdotes that illuminate his career - both his successes and his failures - and his motivations for becoming a biologist. At a time when our survival is more than ever linked to our understanding of science, Wilson insists that success in the sciences does not depend on mathematical skill but rather a passion for finding a problem and solving it. From the collapse of stars to the exploration of rain forests and the oceans' depths, Wilson instills a love of the innate creativity of science and a respect for the human being's modest place in the planet's ecosystem, in his readers.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Edward O. Wilson
Forlag
W W NORTON & CO
ISBN 9780871403858
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 12,5cm x 18,4cm x 1,6cm
Vekt 150 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Ecological science, the Biosphere

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