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Controlling life [electronic resource] : Jacques Loeb and the engineering ideal in biology / Philip J. Pauly.

By: Pauly, Philip J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Monographs on the history and philosophy of biology: Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1987Description: 1 online resource (252 p., [12] p. of plates) : ill., ports.ISBN: 0195042441 (alk. paper); 9780195042443 (alk. paper); 1423758455 (electronic bk.); 9781423758457 (electronic bk.); 1601296185; 9781601296184.Subject(s): Loeb, Jacques, 1859-1924 | Biologists -- United States -- Biography | Biology -- Philosophy -- History | Loeb, Jacques, 1859-1924 | Biologie -- Philosophie -- Histoire | Biologistes -- �Etats-Unis -- Biographies | NATURE -- Reference | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- General | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Biology | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Science & Technology | Loeb, Jacques | Biologie | United States Biology Loeb, Jacques, 1859-1924Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Controlling life.DDC classification: 570.92 | B Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. The Shaping of a Biologist -- 2. The Engineering Standpoint -- 3. New American Environments -- 4. Evolution and Experimentation -- 5. The Invention of Artificial Parthenogenesis -- 6. Investigating Animal Behavior -- 7. The Problems of a Mechanistic Conception of Life -- 8. The Loebian Influence in American Biology.
Summary: The biologist Jaques Loeb (1859-1924) helped to shape the practice of modern biological research through his radical emphasis on reductionist experimentation.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-237) and index.

1. The Shaping of a Biologist -- 2. The Engineering Standpoint -- 3. New American Environments -- 4. Evolution and Experimentation -- 5. The Invention of Artificial Parthenogenesis -- 6. Investigating Animal Behavior -- 7. The Problems of a Mechanistic Conception of Life -- 8. The Loebian Influence in American Biology.

The biologist Jaques Loeb (1859-1924) helped to shape the practice of modern biological research through his radical emphasis on reductionist experimentation.

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