Dazzle gradually : reflections on the nature of nature (eBook, 2007) [Portland Community College Library]
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Dazzle gradually : reflections on the nature of nature

Dazzle gradually : reflections on the nature of nature

Author: Lynn Margulis; Dorion Sagan
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays covering a variety of scientific topics including the nature of technology to the human body, evolution, and ecology.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Margulis, Lynn, 1938-2011.
Dazzle gradually.
White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub., ©2007
(DLC) 2007021966
(OCoLC)137244747
Named Person: Carl Sagan; Carl Sagan; Carl Sagan
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Margulis; Dorion Sagan
ISBN: 1603581367 9781603581363
OCLC Number: 949671084
Notes: "A Sciencewriters book."
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 259 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword / Roald Hoffmann --
Acknowledgments --
pt. 1. Mnemosyne --
1. Red shoe conundrum / Lynn Margulis --
2. Truth of my father / Dorion Sagan --
3. The uncut self / Dorion Sagan and Lynn Margulis --
pt. 2. Chimera --
4. Power to the protoctists / Lynn Margulis --
5. Prejudice and bacterial consciousness / Lynn Margulis --
6. All for one / Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan --
7. Speculation on speculation / Lynn Margulis --
8. Spirochetes awake : syphilis and Nietzsche's mad genius / Lynn Margulis --
9. From Kefir to death / Lynn Margulis --
10. Welcome to the machine / Dorion Sagan and Lynn Margulis --
11. The transhumans are coming / Dorion Sagan and Lynn Margulis --
12. Alien enlightenment : Michael Persinger and the neuropsychology of God / Dorion Sagan. pt. 2. Eros --
13. The riddle of sex / Dorion Sagan and Lynn Margulis --
14. An evolutionary striptease / Dorion Sagan --
15. Vive la différence / Dorion Sagan --
16. Candidiasis and the origin of clowns / Dorion Sagan and Lynn Margulis --
pt. 4. Gaea --
17. The atmosphere, Gaia's circulatory system / Lynn Margulis and James E. Lovelock --
18. Gaia and philosophy / Dorion Sagan and Lynn Margulis --
19. The global sulfur cycle and Emiliania huxleyi / Dorion Sagan --
20. Descartes, dualism, and beyond / Dorion Sagan Lynn Margulis and Ricardo Guerrero --
21. What Narcissus saw : the oceanic "eye" / Dorion Sagan --
22. The pleasures of change / Dorion Sagan and Eric D. Schneider --
Readings --
Figure and table list --
Index.
Responsibility: Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan.

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Enlightening, argumentative, and passionate reflections from a lifetime of debate about science, sex, and society. A fine personal summing up by mother and sonotwo of the finest creative thinkers and Read more...

 
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