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Stent, Gunther S. (Gunther Siegmund) 1924-2008

Overview
Works: 102 works in 426 publications in 5 languages and 10,932 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Autobiographies  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Reviews  Laboratory manuals  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: QH31.D434, 547.596
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gunther S Stent
The double helix : a personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA by James D Watson( Book )

33 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical edition of James D. Watson's account of he and Francis Crick's 1953 discovery of the DNA double helix, including reviews by Gunther Stent and other scientists and scholars
Molecular genetics; an introductory narrative by Gunther S Stent( Book )

34 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heredity. Cells. Metabolism. Enzymes. Genes. Mutation. Transformation. DNA Structure. DNA Replication. Conjungation. Phage Growth. Recombination. Genetic Fine Structure. Lysogeny and transduction. DNA Transactions. DNA Transcription. RNA Translation. Genetic Code. Genetic RNA. Regulation of Gene Function. Ramifications
Molecular biology of bacterial viruses by Gunther Siegmund Stent( Book )

17 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and Russian and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mind from matter? : an essay on evolutionary epistemology by Max Delbrück( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers on bacterial viruses by Gunther S Stent( Book )

33 editions published between 1960 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morality as a biological phenomenon : the pre-suppositions of sociobiological research by Gunther S Stent( Book )

14 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paradoxes of progress by Gunther S Stent( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phage and the origins of molecular biology; [essays] by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory of Quantitative Biology( Book )

45 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in English and German and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of essays, written by pioneers in the field of molecular biology, was first published in 1966 as a 60th birthday tribute to Max Delbruck. A formative influence on many of today's leading scientists, the book was seen not just as a valuable historical record but also as a remarkable portrait of a small, pioneering, close-knit scientific community that transcended age, nationality, and academic discipline to focus intensely on the most important questions in biology. This centennial edition reflects a more personal side of Delbruck, and includes a series of photographs from his family's albums."--Jacket
The coming of the Golden Age; a view of the end of progress by Gunther S Stent( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paradoxes of free will by Gunther S Stent( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neurobiology of the leech( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morality as a biological phenomenon : report of the Dahlem Workshop on Biology and Morals, Berlin 1977, November 28-December 2 by Dahlem Workshop on Biology and Morals( Book )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Function and formation of neural systems : report of the Dahlem Workshop on Function and Formation of Neural Systems, Berlin 1977, March 7-11 by Gunther Siegmund Stent( Book )

10 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morality as a biological phenomenon : report of the Dahlem Workshop on Biology and Morals, Berlin 1977, November 28 to December 2 by Gunther S Stent( Book )

13 editions published in 1978 in English and German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wahrheit und Wirklichkeit : über die Evolution des Erkennens by Max Delbrück( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in German and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genética molecular by Gunther S Stent( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazis, women, and molecular biology : memoirs of a lucky self-hater by Gunther S Stent( )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What prompts a well-renowned scientist in molecular biology to write memoirs about a part of his life? In the case of Gunther Stent, it was not to reflect on his career as a scientist, but to come to an understanding of his own soul. In his seventies, he had come to see that he had been, throughout his life, an emotional sleepwalker, especially as regards women and, in addition, that he had been troubled by Jewish self-hatred. His story may have more to do with St. Augustine's Confessions than with a scientist's memoirs. Stent provides insight into the power of political correctness, and the ability of a government to establish a perverse vision of reality. For readers interested in bioethics, Stent's memoirs help to explain how Germany could have been the first country to enact an all-encompassing protection for human research subjects while it was also the country that produced the medical experiments of the Nazis and the greatest perversion of medical morality in history. Stent is a person of intelligence and subtlety, an accomplished writer, a deep and wise man, and a loyal friend. His narrative is centered emotionally on a youth spent in Berlin in the Nazi period. As a boy of fourteen he was an eyewitness of the horrors of the Kristallnacht pogrom. On New Year's Eve 1938 he escaped from Germany across the "green frontier." He came to America in his teens, only to return to Berlin at the end of World War II as a scientific consultant for the U.S. Military. On his return to the States, Stent participated in the exciting early scientific breakthroughs of molecular biology that transformed the twentieth-century life sciences. His Nazis, Women and Molecular Biology is a piercing self-examination, and as its review in Science Newsletter says, "an act of self-exposure, abnegation, contrition, and expiation." It will be of keen interest to those who have inhabited Stent's worlds or shared his experiences, as well as those who wish to learn more about them. Gunther S. Stent is professor emeritus of neurobiology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of such classic texts as Molecular Biology of Bacterial Viruses and Molecular Genetics, as well as philosophical books, such as The Coming of the Golden Age, Paradoxes of Progress, and, most recently (2002), Paradoxes of Free Will."--Provided by publisher
The Great ideas today, 1976( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La doppia elica : trent'anni dopo by James Dewey Watson( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in Italian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il libro di Watson, uscito nella sua prima edizione nel 1968, è il resoconto irriverente e scanzonato - e proprio per questo divertente - della folle corsa contro il tempo e contro gli altri scienziati, che portarono alla scoperta della struttura del DNA. Il libro, che a suo tempo suscitò enorme scalpore, perché metteva in luce come, anche all'interno della comunità scientifica, esistessero invidie e piccinerie, è accompagnato dalla rassegna delle reazioni che a suo tempo suscitò
 
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The double helix : a personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA
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Phage and the origins of molecular biology; [essays]Paradoxes of free willNeurobiology of the leechNazis, women, and molecular biology : memoirs of a lucky self-haterNazis, women, and molecular biology : memoirs of a lucky self-haterThe history of neuroscience in autobiographyPrematurity and scientific discovery : on resistance and neglect
Alternative Names
Gunther S. Stent US-amerikanischer Molekularbiologe, Wissenschaftsphilosoph und Neurowissenschaftler

Gunther Stent Amerikaans moleculair bioloog (1924-2008)

Gunther Stent chimico e biologo tedesco

Gunther Stent filòsof estatunidenc

Gunther Stent filósofo estadounidense

Gunther Stent philosophe américain

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Languages
English (277)

Spanish (17)

German (6)

Italian (6)

Russian (5)