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Author Burnet, F. M. (Frank Macfarlane), Sir, 1899-1985.

Title Dominant mammal : the biology of human destiny / Sir Macfarlane Burnet
Published Melbourne : Heinemann, 1970

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 MELB SPC THORNE  301.31 Bur/Dmt  AVAILABLE
Description 205 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Exponential impossibilities -- 3. Dominance in animals and man -- 4. The evolution of human behaviour -- 5. Opportunity for the gifted -- 6. Death and the burden of genes -- 7. Ethics of a biologist -- 8. Conflict, crime and war -- 9. The obstacles in the way -- 10. In the end: hope?
Analysis Biology Philosophy
Human beings
Human ecology
Biology - Philosophy
Human beings
Human ecology
Notes Bibliography: p. 193-195
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [193]-195
Subject Biology -- Philosophy.
Human beings -- Effect of environment on.
Human beings.
Human biology.
Human ecology.
Nature and nurture.
Behavior, Animal.
Ecology.
Evolution
Mammals.
Anthroposophy.
Ecology.
Ethics.
Philosophy.
Social Dominance.
LC no. 79117167
ISBN 0855610069