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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

Label
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
Title variation
Clash between instinct and science
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yoon, Carol Kaesuk
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Linnaeus, Carolus
  • Biology
  • Biology
  • Biology
Target audience
adult
Label
Naming nature : the clash between instinct and science, Carol Kaesuk Yoon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-317) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 344 pages
Isbn
9780393061970
Lccn
2009014332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Ownership
*
System control number
1854811
Label
Naming nature : the clash between instinct and science, Carol Kaesuk Yoon
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-317) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 344 pages
Isbn
9780393061970
Lccn
2009014332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Ownership
*
System control number
1854811

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