Biophilia

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Harvard University Press, 1984 - 157 páginas
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Biophilia is Edward O. Wilson’s most personal book, an evocation of his own response to nature and an eloquent statement of the conservation ethic. Wilson argues that our natural affinity for life—biophilia—is the very essence of our humanity and binds us to all other living things.
 

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Picked up again on the author's passing. First purchased in Hawaii and read aboard USS Hawkbill in the mid 1990s. Really strong series of essays until the end and the odd diatribe regarding Suriname ... Leer comentario completo

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Reread for at least the fifth time, formative. Leer comentario completo

Contenido

Prologue
Bernhardsdorp
1
The Superorganism
21
The Time Machine
37
The Bird of Paradise
49
The Poetic Species
55
The Serpent
81
The Right Place
101
The Conservation Ethic
117
Surinam
139
Reading Notes
145
Acknowledgments
157
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He was born in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1929. He is currently Pellegrino University Research Professor & Honorary Curator in Entomology of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard. He is on the Board of Directors of the Nature Conservancy, Conservation International & the American Museum of Natural History. He lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.

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