Naturally Speaking

Author: C.C. Gaither
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420033883
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In these days of ever-increasing specialization, it is important to gain a broad appreciation of the subject. With this in mind, Naturally Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Biology, Botany, Nature and Zoology, Second Edition presents the largest compilation of published quotations on the natural world available so that readers can get a feel for the depth and breadth of natural history and the life sciences. The book contains the words and wisdom of several hundred scientists, writers, philosophers, poets, and academicians. The bibliography is useful for readers who want to search for more details about the quotations listed while the extensive author and subject indexes provide the perfect tool for locating quotations. This book can be read for entertainment or used as an informative, handy reference.

Gaither s Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Author: Carl C. Gaither
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461411149
Format: PDF
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This unprecedented collection of 27,000 quotations is the most comprehensive and carefully researched of its kind, covering all fields of science and mathematics. With this vast compendium you can readily conceptualize and embrace the written images of scientists, laymen, politicians, novelists, playwrights, and poets about humankind's scientific achievements. Approximately 9000 high-quality entries have been added to this new edition to provide a rich selection of quotations for the student, the educator, and the scientist who would like to introduce a presentation with a relevant quotation that provides perspective and historical background on his subject. Gaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations, Second Edition, provides the finest reference source of science quotations for all audiences. The new edition adds greater depth to the number of quotations in the various thematic arrangements and also provides new thematic categories.

Scientifically Speaking

Author: C.C. Gaither
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420033557
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In these days of ever-increasing specialization, it is important to gain a broad appreciation of science. Entertaining and informative, Scientifically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations, Second Edition contains the words and wisdom of several hundred scientists, writers, philosophers, poets, and academics. The largest compilation of published science quotations available, the book presents quotations that give depth and breadth to science, and provides the visions and styles of scientists past and present. The bibliography is useful if you want more details about the quotations listed. The extensive author and subject indexes provide the perfect tool for locating quotations for practical use or pleasure. This book can be read for entertainment or used as a handy reference.

Genetics and the Origin of Species

Author: Theodosius Dobzhansky
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231054751
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Featuring an introduction by Stephen Jay Gould, "Genetics and the Origin of Species" presents the first edition of Dobzhansky's groundbreaking and now classic inquiry into what has emerged as the most important single area of scientific inquiry in the twentieth century: biological theory of evolution. Genetics and the Origin of Species went through three editions (1937, 1941, and 1951) in which the importance accorded natural selection changed radically.

A Natural History of Australia

Author: Tim M. Berra
Publisher:
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A Natural History of Australia is for anyone interested in this long-isolated continent. It presents the many wonders of Australia, including geography, geology, the Aborigines, the Great Barrier Reef, invertebrates, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. It also covers the history, life style, and language of Australia. From rock art to giant earthworms, this book is a well-written and beautifully illustrated narrative. Key Features * Contains color illustrations, diagrams, and photographs throughout * Covers the geological history of Australia as well as the biological history * Reviews Aboriginal cultures * Demonstrates the complexity of the Great Barrier Reef * Includes valuable appendices for the traveler covering political, social, economic, idiomatic, and practical matters

Advice from the Lotus born

Author: Padmasambhava
Publisher: Rangjung Yeshe Publications
ISBN: 9789627341208
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Padmasambhava is the primary master of Vajrayana, the teachings for our time. Out of his great compassion and wisdom, he instructed his main disciple Yeshe Tsogyal to conceal terma treasures to be revealed at the destined time for future practitioners. The profundity of this advice is meant to be personally applied by all individuals in all circumstances. Advice from the Lotus Born is a classic work which contains valid truth for anyone who sincerely wants to follow a spiritual path.