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Medawar, P. B. (Peter Brian) 1915-1987

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Works: 146 works in 800 publications in 10 languages and 16,448 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Dictionaries  Autobiographies  Conference papers and proceedings  Essays  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Speaker, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Author of introduction
Classifications: Q175, 501
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Advice to a young scientist by P. B Medawar( Book )

68 editions published between 1817 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The strange case of the spotted mice and other classic essays on science by P. B Medawar( )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The limits of science by P. B Medawar( Book )

50 editions published between 1884 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes An Essay on Scians, Can Scientific Discovery be Premeditated and the Limits of Science
Aristotle to zoos : a philosophical dictionary of biology by P. B Medawar( Book )

28 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended for browsing by educated persons such as biologists, psychologists, sociologists, and other "reflective people who see in biology the science most relevant to the understanding and melioration of the human condition." Lengthy enties. Index
The life science : current ideas of biology by P. B Medawar( Book )

28 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucidly explains, in layman's terms, the ideas and concepts that underlie biological thinking today and presents an optimistic view of man's prospects
The threat and the glory : reflections on science and scientists by P. B Medawar( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The uniqueness of the individual by P. B Medawar( Book )

31 editions published between 1957 and 1981 in English and German and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Induction and intuition in scientific thought by P. B Medawar( Book )

65 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of man by P. B Medawar( Book )

50 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A distinguished biologist speculates on the genetic qualties of future generations of mankind
Pluto's Republic by P. B Medawar( Book )

35 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of the soluble by P. B Medawar( Book )

48 editions published between 1880 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hope of progress by P. B Medawar( Book )

20 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Introduction to immunology by E. M Lance( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on growth and form presented to D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson( Book )

24 editions published between 1945 and 1977 in English and French and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hope of progress; a scientist looks at problems in philosophy, literature and science by P. B Medawar( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Structure in science and art : proceedings of the Third C.H. Boehringer Sohn Symposium held at Kronberg, Taunus, 2nd-5th May 1979 by P. B Medawar( Book )

14 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major histocompatibility system : the Gorer Symposium by Gorer Symposium( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir of a thinking radish : an autobiography by P. B Medawar( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""He's tart, tough-minded, terribly British...an imposing grand master of aphorism, argument and lightning-bolt one-liners." So Newsweek writer wrote of Sir Peter Medawar, the renowned British immunologist. "The most accomplished writer of popular-science essays," declared the Philadelphia Inquirer. Now this Nobel Prize-winning scientist and highly acclaimed author of Pluto's Republic, Aristotle to Zoos, and many other books has written a fascinating account of his own life. The image of man as a cross between Pascal's "thinking reed" and Falstaff's "forked radish," expressed in the title of Sir Peter's autobiography, stems from his humble desire "not to claim for myself as an author any distinction more extravagant than membership of the human race." But it is an exceptional life that unfolds in the pages of this incisive and witty memoir. Sir Peter describes his early years in Rio de Janiero, "the rude and barbaric life of Marlborough," Oxford in 1930s, his illnesses and recovery, and the rewards and frustrations of work in a wide variety of academic institutions around the world. Rich anecdotes abound--his early school days and family life, his musical education, his wife Jean and their family, his frequent visits to America, and much more. A sheer delight to read, this highly personal account illuminates the life of one of the most engaging and impressive men of out time"--Publisher description
Von Aristoteles bis Zufall : ein philosophisches Lexikon der Biologie by P. B Medawar( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Aristotle to zoos : a philosophical dictionary of biology
Alternative Names
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Languages
English (484)

Spanish (32)

German (26)

Italian (21)

Chinese (11)

Japanese (6)

French (2)

Finnish (2)

Korean (1)

Dutch (1)

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The strange case of the spotted mice and other classic essays on scienceThe limits of scienceAristotle to zoos : a philosophical dictionary of biologyMemoir of a thinking radish : an autobiographyGerms and tissues : Frank Macfarlane Burnet, Peter Brian Medawar, and the immunological conjuncture