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作者 Yoon, Carol Kaesuk
書名 Naming nature : the clash between instinct and science / Carol Kaesuk Yoon
出版項 New York : W.W. Norton, c2009
國際標準書號 9780393061970
0393061973
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 生命科學圖書館  QH83 Y54n 2009    在架上    30150100344156
版本 1st ed
說明 viii, 344 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-317) and index
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
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
主題 Biology -- Classification
Biology -- Nomenclature
Biology -- Nomenclature (Popular)
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