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The origins of sociable life : evolution after science studies, Myra J. Hird

Label
The origins of sociable life : evolution after science studies
Title
The origins of sociable life
Title remainder
evolution after science studies
Statement of responsibility
Myra J. Hird
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
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Hird, Myra J
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QR81.7
LC item number
.H57 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bacteria
  • Bacteria
  • Sociology
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Microbiology
  • Ontology
  • Mikroorganismus
  • Soziobiologie
  • Ontologie
  • Evolution
Label
The origins of sociable life : evolution after science studies, Myra J. Hird
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. After war. Introduction -- Sokal's long fuse -- And now? -- A nonmodern microontology -- 2. Plenty of room at the bottom: thinking bacteria. 'Big like us' -- Domains archaea and bacteria -- Archaea: methanogens, hyperthermophiles and halophiles -- Forms of life -- Thinking (with) microbes -- Communities -- Social intelligence -- Meeting with bacteria -- 3. Evolutionary theory and its discontents. Introduction -- Symbiogenesis theory -- Symbiogenesis theory and neoDarwinism -- A tangled web, or 'On the origins of species by means of natural selection and all sorts of other things" -- Conclusions -- 4. Microontologies of self. Introduction -- Corporeal gifting, or the economic self -- The biological self -- Symbiotic generosity -- 5. Microontologies of sex. Barnacle sex -- Post-mature discoveries and evolutioanry theory's problem -- An/other glossary -- Sexual diversity -- Original frustrations, frozen accidents -- Quiet revolutions -- 6. Microontologies of environment. Introduction -- Gaia's filthy lesson, symbiosis from space -- Gaian meetings with science -- Flagships and the rest of us -- Toward an ecology of weakness -- 7. Eating well, surviving humanism. H'ordeuvre -- Eating well with bacteria -- Remembering and forgetting -- Surviving humanism
Control code
298778521
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 202 p.
Isbn
9780230202139
Isbn Type
(cased)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)298778521
Label
The origins of sociable life : evolution after science studies, Myra J. Hird
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. After war. Introduction -- Sokal's long fuse -- And now? -- A nonmodern microontology -- 2. Plenty of room at the bottom: thinking bacteria. 'Big like us' -- Domains archaea and bacteria -- Archaea: methanogens, hyperthermophiles and halophiles -- Forms of life -- Thinking (with) microbes -- Communities -- Social intelligence -- Meeting with bacteria -- 3. Evolutionary theory and its discontents. Introduction -- Symbiogenesis theory -- Symbiogenesis theory and neoDarwinism -- A tangled web, or 'On the origins of species by means of natural selection and all sorts of other things" -- Conclusions -- 4. Microontologies of self. Introduction -- Corporeal gifting, or the economic self -- The biological self -- Symbiotic generosity -- 5. Microontologies of sex. Barnacle sex -- Post-mature discoveries and evolutioanry theory's problem -- An/other glossary -- Sexual diversity -- Original frustrations, frozen accidents -- Quiet revolutions -- 6. Microontologies of environment. Introduction -- Gaia's filthy lesson, symbiosis from space -- Gaian meetings with science -- Flagships and the rest of us -- Toward an ecology of weakness -- 7. Eating well, surviving humanism. H'ordeuvre -- Eating well with bacteria -- Remembering and forgetting -- Surviving humanism
Control code
298778521
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 202 p.
Isbn
9780230202139
Isbn Type
(cased)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)298778521

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