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Major Works: Bioscience

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 30 new and published major works in the subject of Bioscience — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Darwin and the Naked Lady

    Discursive Essays on Biology and Art

    By Alex Comfort

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1961. The essays in this volume focus on the awareness of science and art, evolution and Freudian psychology. Besides the chapter on Darwin and Freud, the author discusses criticism, the fantasy element in drama and popular literature, the history of the novel, the...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge

  2. The Social Impact of Modern Biology

    By Fuller Watson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1971. Discoveries in modern biology can radically change human life as we know it. As our understanding of living processes, such as inheritance, grows, so do the possibilities of applying these results for good and evil, such as the treatment of disease, the control of...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Glimpsing Reality

    Ideas in Physics and the Link to Biology

    By Paul & F David Buckley & Peat

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1979. This reprints the revised and expanded edition of 1996. In this volume, physicists, biologists and chemists, who have been involved in some of the most exciting discoveries in modern scientific thought explore issues which have shaped modern physics and which hint at...

    Published August 15th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Continuous Creation

    A Biological Concept of the Nature of Matter

    By Wilfred Branfield

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1950, this book challenged the basis of our beliefs about the relation of life to matter. Already aware that chalk, limestone and coal seams are the residues of ancient life, the author suggests that this knowledge may also be applied to the rest of matter. In that...

    Published August 15th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Natural History Of Hidden Animals

    By Heuvelmans

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 5th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Plants Of The Bible

    By Moldenke

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  7. Scientific Travellers, 1789-1874

    Edited by David Knight

    This collection will bring together a selection of works by travellers studying natural philosophy as well as natural history. The set will cover a wide geographical spread, including accounts from Australia, Asia, Africa and South America. The style of writing and subject matter are also diverse....

    Published December 25th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Scientific Travellers, 1789-1874

    Edited by David Knight

    This collection will bring together a selection of works by travellers studying natural philosophy as well as natural history. The set will cover a wide geographical spread, including accounts from Australia, Asia, Africa and South America. The style of writing and subject matter are also diverse....

    Published December 25th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Geology & Mineralogy, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology, Volume I, 1836

    By William Buckland

    Moving away from his earlier belief in a short, catastrophic history of the Earth, this volume shows how Buckland envisages instead progressive change as the Earth gradually cooled as it was prepared for human occupation. Extinct creatures did not die out because they were poorly designed; God...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Alfred Russell Wallace Contributions to the theory of Natural Selection, 1870, and Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace , 'On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties' (Papers presented to the Linnean Society 30th June 1858)

    By Noel Thompson

    Wallace noticed on expeditions to the Amazon and the Malay archipelego that mammals in Southeast Asia are more advanced than their Australian cousins. His suggestion was that the two continents had split before the better adapted mammals had evolved in Asia. The isolated Australian marsupials were...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge