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The dialectical biologist 2 editions

Cover of: The dialectical biologist by Richard Levins, Richard Lewontin
About the Book

Scientists act within a social context and from a philosophical perspective that is inherently political. Whether they realize it or not, scientists always choose sides. The Dialectical Biologist explores this political nature of scientific inquiry, advancing its argument within the framework of Marxist dialectic. These essays stress the concepts of continual change and co-determination between organism and environment, part and whole, structure and process, science and politics. Throughout, this book questions our accepted definitions and biases, showing the self-reflective nature of scientific activity within society.


Library of Congress QH331 .L529 1985
Dewey 574/.01


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2 editions First published in 1985

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1985, Harvard University Press
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