Naming Nature: The Clash Between Instinct and Science
Carol Kaesuk Yoon
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
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ISBN : 0393338711
Author : Carol Kaesuk Yoon
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Finalist for the 2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Science and Technology. “A lively blend of
popular scientific histor...
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Naming nature the clash between instinct and science

Naming nature the clash between instinct and science
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  • 1. Naming Nature: The Clash Between Instinct and Science Carol Kaesuk Yoon
  • 2. Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company Release Date :
  • 3. ISBN : 0393338711 Author : Carol Kaesuk Yoon Download Here http://bit.ly/1KFHVlH
  • 4. Finalist for the 2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Science and Technology. “A lively blend of popular scientific history and cultural criticism.”?New York Times Book Review Biologist Carol Kaesuk Yoon explores the historical tension between evolutionary biology and taxonomy. Carl Linnaeus struggled in the eighteenth century to define species in light of their mutability while still relying on intuitive, visual judgments. As taxonomy modernized, it moved into labs, yielding results counterintuitive to humanity’s innate predisposition to order the world. By conceding scientific authority to taxonomists, Yoon argues, we’ve contributed to our own alienation from nature. 27 black-and-white illustrations Find the Full PDF Here http://bit.ly/1KFHVlH
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